Converting to Another Hindu Sect

An e-devotee from New Zealand asks is it is possible and beneficial to officially convert from one sect to another within Hinduism, such as from Vaishnavism to Saivism. Gurudeva says, "Yes."

Photo of  Gurudeva
Do you know that the ability to live right now, in the instant, is a spiritual power, reflecting the awakening of the soul and requiring a subconscious control of the mind?
—Gurudeva