Mangaluru, July 26,2017: According to localised reports,a Christian family of five from Padavinangady here reconverted to Hinduism at the Vajradehi Math, Gurupura.
Arun Monteiro said that his mother had converted herself into Christiany from Hinduism about 40 years ago. Due to circumstances the family decided to go back to their former religion. It has been reported that, Arun Monteiro approached the Padavinangady Hindu Jagarana Vedike members he approached them with his desire to accept Hinduism and reconvert. HJV members approached the Swamiji of Vajradehi Math Sri Sri Rajashekaranand and on July 24 all family members of Arun Monteiro accepted Hinduism at the Vajradehi Math.
Rituals concerning the conversion were held at the Vajradehi Math, Gurupur. Arun, his wife, children and mother were declared Hindus after the rituals. Swamiji said that the family came to him of their own will and they were not forced to convert. He added that they faced some problems, so they wanted to become Hindus. There was no pressure from anybody in this matter.