Sukmawati Sukarnoputri’s conversion to Hinduism took place in Bali, Indonesia, on October 26, 2021. Photo: The Sukarno Center/Handout
Sukmawati Sukarnoputri’s conversion to Hinduism took place in Bali, Indonesia, on October 26, 2021. Photo: The Sukarno Center/Handout
Indonesia

Sukmawati, daughter of Indonesia’s Sukarno gives up Islam, embraces Hinduism in conversion ‘with no obstacles’

  • The move by Sukmawati Sukarnoputri would be considered blasphemous in other Muslim-majority nations
  • The conversion has attracted interest from Hindu nationalists, with one Indian website linking the event to an ancient prophecy involving a priest restoring glory to the religion

Sukmawati Sukarnoputri’s conversion to Hinduism took place in Bali, Indonesia, on October 26, 2021. Photo: The Sukarno Center/Handout
Sukmawati Sukarnoputri’s conversion to Hinduism took place in Bali, Indonesia, on October 26, 2021. Photo: The Sukarno Center/Handout
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