Good point about the religion changing gambit for an AP Victory. And once we spread Hinduism to another Civ, how much that Civ spreads it to their other cities is out of our control. As someone pointed out earlier, spreading it to a medium or large Civ might eventually make them our competitor for the AP Election. IMO, our Fearless Leader Gandhi is one of the better Leaders for attempting a Cultural Victory. He is Philosophical & Spiritual. Philosophical has a nice synergy with having Stone and building Pyramids for early Representation Civic. Combine that with a bee-line to Code of Laws (Caste System Civic & found Confucianism) and Philosophy (Pacifism Civic & found Taoism), and all we need is a good high food city to set up a Great Artist Farm, which would be a great start to a Cultural Victory. Spiritual means no Anarchy when we switch to those Great Person friendly Civics, and has double speed production of the Temples we need to build those Catherdals and their +50% bonus.