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Herman Hesse's classic novel has delighted, inspired, and influenced generations of readers, writers, and thinkers. In this story of a wealthy Indian Brahmin who casts off a life of privilege to seek spiritual fulfillment. Hesse synthesizes disparate philosophies--Eastern religions, Jungian archetypes, Western individualism--into a unique vision of life as expressed through one man's search for meaning....

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ISBN : 9780553208849
Format Type : Mass Market Paperback
Number of Pages : 152 pages
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Siddhartha novel Wikipedia BBC Religions Buddhism The Buddha The Buddha The history of Buddhism is the story of one man s spiritual journey to Enlightenment, and of the teachings and ways of living that developed from it Siddhartha Gautama The Buddha Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse Goodreads So there s a damn dirty hippie in India named Siddhartha who is supposed to be seeking spiritual enlightenment, but instead of going to a good Christian church like a normal person, he wanders around the woods for a while with some other damn dirty hippies. Siddhartha An Indian Tale Hermann Siddhartha is an allegorical novel by Hermann Hesse which deals with the spiritual journey of an Indian boy called Siddhartha during the time of the Buddha. Gautama Buddha Wikipedia Gautama Buddha A statue of the Buddha from Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India, th century CE Religion Buddhism Known for Founder of Buddhism Other names Siddhartha Gautama, Siddhattha Gotama, Shakyamuni Personal Born c or c BCE Lumbini, Shakya Republic according to Buddhist tradition Died c or c BCE aged Siddhartha Hermann Hesse, Hilda Rosner In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Siddhartha Twitter The latest Tweets from Siddhartha IamSiddhartha Pasajero del universo Guadalajara Siddhartha Gautama Ancient History Encyclopedia Siddhartha Gautama also known as the Buddha the awakened one was the leader and founder of a sect of wanderer ascetics Sramanas , one of many sects which existed at that time all over India. The Life of Siddhartha Gautama, Who Became the Buddha The future Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, was born in the th or th century BCE in Lumbini in modern day Nepal Siddhartha is a Sanskrit name meaning one who has accomplished a goal and Gautama is a family name. Siddhartha IMDb The story of a young Indian who embarks upon a journey to find the meaning of existence Based on the novel by Hermann Hesse.

Siddhartha Reviews

  • Michelle

    Whatever. Blah blah blah Samana. Blah blah blah Kamala. Blah blah blah Samsara. Blah blah blah River. Blah blah blah Om.

  • Fabian

    Uber popular and widely read in high schools & colleges all over the US, there is a goldmine of true, deep (om...indescribable?) philosophy in Siddhartha—a constant string of meditation & a neverending search through a thick forest of abstraction. The world is Westernized by the wise writer, and his easy prose is easy to follow, although the concepts take a while to sink in (I mean, how can a person really be devoid of love? How can possessions, even the indispensable ones, be so discard ...more

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  • Dan Schwent

    Siddhartha rejects his life as a Brahman's son and goes out into the world in a quest for enlightenment, to live as an ascetic. After meeting Buddha, Siddhartha rejects the ascetic life for a more material one, the life of a merchant, learning the ways of love from a courtesan, and in time leaves that life behind as well. Will Siddhartha ever find what he is looking for?

    Normally, a Nobel prize winning book wouldn't get a second look from me. I'm more into people getting pistol whipped and big mo

  • John

    I taught this book to juniors, and when I did I became frustrated with a student when I introduced it, because he let his classmates know that he'd already read it and it sucked. I'm happy to report, now that we've finished it, that his comments didn't seem to hurt the class's opinion of the book too badly. In fact, that student himself said it was pretty good and that he'd only skimmed it the last time he read it. Lousy kids.... Another student said it was his favorite book that we'd read so fa ...more

  • Gorfo

    This is the kind of book that people say they like because they're too afraid to admit they don't understand its spiritual mumbo jumbo. First off I thought this book was going to be about the Buddha not some random sinful man who coincidentally shares the same name!

    Siddhartha is a patronizing, stuck-up, heartless young brahmin who believes that he's pretty much superior to everyone else around him, despite that fact that his only skills are the ability to "think, pray, and fast" which let's face

  • Jonathan Ashleigh

    Hermann Hesse writes as though his words are god's perspective, but I don't believe in god... And, for the most part, I think god is boring. I believe most people like this book because they think they will look dumb if they don't.

  • Franco  Santos

    Desde hacía rato que quería leer Siddhartha, de Hermann Hesse. No soy muy aficionado de la literatura espiritual, e incluso muchas veces la rehuyo, pero de todas formas algo en este libro me llamaba la atención. Había oído suficientes cosas buenas de este autor para entender que darle una oportunidad a Siddhartha valía la pena. Así que lo empecé, llevado más por un impulso que por algo minuciosamente deliberado y planificado.

    Leí los primeros dos capítulos en dos semanas. Esto puede no hablar muy