If you are confirmed initiated in another religion or ideology, you must achieve formal severance from his previous religion or faith before officially entering the Hindu religion through the name-giving sacrament. Full religious conversion includes informing one's former religious or philosophical leader, preferably through a personal meeting, that the individual is entering a new religion.
Six Steps toward change your religious.
1. JOINING A HINDU COMMUNITY
3. SEVERING FROM FORMER MENTORS
4. ADOPTING A HINDU NAME
5. THE NAMAKARANA SAMSKARA (THE NAMAKARANA CERTIFICATE)
6. ANNOUNCING THE SEVERANCE AND NAME-GIVING