Have you seen the Youtube video in which a foreign girl explaining about Hindu Dharma, Upanishads, Vedas, Mahabharata, Ramayana and the essence of other Hindu Scriptures? If not, you can now watch it on YouTube. Now, let us know about the speaker about whom we are talking till this sentence….
Danielle Riordan, who was a Catholic girl by birth converted into Hinduism and got the name ‘Gauri Maheshwari’.
Raised Catholic, and considering herself spiritual for many years, Danielle decided to convert to Hinduism at age 16. The name Gauri Maheshwari was given to Danielle by one of the priests at the temple upon her decision to be a Hindu. At the time of this interview she is 18 years old.
Hinduism is a way of life for Danielle. In fact, it is the very essence of life and gives her purpose in all she does. It makes her a kinder, gentler person because she realizes that God is in everyone and so she must treat people the way she would treat God. Danielle worships in her puja room at home and at the Hindu Temple in St. Louis.
The excerpts of her interview in Youtube..
Gauri Maheshwari has begun her interview as “I am Gauri Maheshwari, and I am Hindu”.
Q – How would you define religion?
Gauri – Religion is the study of the spirit and how everything came to be.
Q – What is Hinduism?
Gauri – Hinduism is a monotheistic religion. WE believe in ONE GOD, Karma, reincarnation and rebirth.
Watch the Full Youtube video of Gauri Maheshwari’s interview..