Conversion from Hinduism to other religions


I am sure you know the following two famous slokas of Gita:

श्रेयान्स्वधर्मो विगुणः परधर्मात्स्वनुष्ठितात्।

स्वधर्मे निधनं श्रेयः परधर्मो भयावहः।।3.35।।

One's own 'Dharma' [Customary or scripturally ordained observances of different castes and sects.-Tr.], though defective, is superior to another's 'Dharma' well-performed. Death is better while engaged in one's own 'Dharma'; another's 'Dharma' is fraught with fear.

श्रेयान्स्वधर्मो विगुणः परधर्मात्स्वनुष्ठितात्।

स्वभावनियतं कर्म कुर्वन्नाप्नोति किल्बिषम्।।18.47।।

18.47 One's own 'Dharma', (though) defective, is superior to another's 'Dharma' well performed. By performing a 'Dharma' as dictated by one's own nature, one does not incur sin.

These two slokas can be broadly interpreted to understand Sri Krishna's view on conversion from any religion to other religion.

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