Siddhartha



No Other Novel In The Canon Of Hesse S Fiction Matches The Immense Appeal Of Siddhartha For The Modern Reader Inspired By Hesse S Profound Regard For Indian Philosophy And Written In Prose Of Almost Biblical Simplicity, It Chronicles The Quest Of The Brahmin Siddhartha For The Conquest Of Suffering And Fear His Tortuous Road Leads Him Through The Temptations Of Luxury And Wealth The Delights Of Sensual Love, And The Sinister Threat Of Death Dealing Snakes, Towards The Fulfilment Of His Destiny As A Ferryman Guided By The All Knowing Voice Of The Running RiverThis New Expanded Edition Includes A Comprehensive And Illuminating Preface By Donald McCrory That Combines Hesse S Biography With The Writing And Meaning Of Siddhartha McCrory Also Provides A Select Bibliography, An Index Of People And Works Influential To Hesse And A Glossary Of Sanskrit, Hindu And Buddhistic Terms For Newcomers To The Novel.Siddhartha

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[ Reading ] ➷ Siddhartha  Author Hermann Hesse – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 213 pages
  • Siddhartha
  • Hermann Hesse
  • English
  • 04 October 2018
  • 033035485X

10 thoughts on “Siddhartha

  1. says:

    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 After he meets Buddha, he finally gets tired of being broke ass and homeless, and he goes into town where he makes a pile of money This is good because everyone knows that engaging in capitalism is the only proper way to go through life As 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 After he meets Buddha, he finally gets tired of being broke ass and homeless, and he goes into town where he makes a pile of money This is good because everyone knows that engaging in capitalism is the only proper way to go through life As a bonus, he also meets a beautiful woman Then, just when he s having a good ole time doing business, drinking, gambling and making time with the woman, the dang fool s hippie ideas pop up again, and he walks away from all of it Remember that Chris Farley routine on Saturday Night Live where he d scream that someone would end up living in a van down by the river Well, this hippie ends up living in a hut down by the river And that s even worse, ...

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

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    My apologies if this review reeks of GUSHness However, it gave me that ONE OF A KIND reading experience that doesn t come along often and so I think it is certainly worthy of the praise I shall heep upon it Beautifully written and a deeply personal story, Hesse has created the ultimate expression of the journey of self discovery The book details the story of Siddhartha, the young and brilliant son of a Brahmin in ancient India The Brahmin are the uber revered caste comprised of poets, pri My apologies if this review reeks of GUSHness However, it gave me that ONE OF A KIND reading experience that doesn t come along often and so I think it is certainly worthy of the praise I shall heep upon it Beautifully written and a deeply personal story, Hesse has created the ultimate expression of the journey of self discovery The book details the story of Siddhartha, the young and brilliant son of a Brahmin in ancient India The Brahmin are the uber revered caste comprised of poets, priests, teachers and scholarsQuick Side NoteHow refreshing is it that their most revered group is not made up of morally questionable athletes, morally suspect celebrities and morally bankrupt politiciansI m just saying At the beginning of the story, despite having absorbed all of the teachings of his father and followed all of the religious rites and rituals of his caste, ...

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    MY BEST BOOK OF 2017 In life we all look for meaning, we all look for something to give us a purpose and, in essence, a reason to actually be alive Nobody wants to get to the end of their journey and realise it was all for nothing, and that their days were utterly wasted So how do we find this meaningOne must find the source within one s own Self, one must possess it Everything else was seeking a detour, an error We must find our own peace Siddhartha followed the teachings of othe MY BEST BOOK OF 2017 In life we all look for meaning, we all look for something to give us a purpose and, in essence, a reason to actually be alive Nobody wants to get to the end of their journey and realise it was all for nothing, and that their days were utterly wasted So how do we find this meaningOne must find the source within one s own Self, one must possess it Everything else was seeking a detour, an error We must find our own peace Siddhartha followed the teachings of others and it granted him very little happiness He meets Buddha, or a Buddha, and he realises that the only way he can achieve the same degree of serenity is to find it himself The words of the man, as wise as they may be, are just air they are not experience they are not one s own wisdom granted through trial So he takes his ow...

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    If I could turn back time or perhaps pass through some portal which brings me face to face with my 14 year old self, there are so many books I would recommend to little me, grabbing my shoulders to shake my malnourished frame and insisting that I get to reading them as soon as effin possible instead of waiting until I m too old and cynical and hyper critical to appreciate and relate to what they have to say If this ever is was the case, this time warp, today I would probably see a lotnove If I could turn back time or perhaps pass through some portal which brings me face to face with my 14 year old self, there are so many books I would recommend to little me, grabbing my shoulders to shake my malnourished frame and insisting that I get to reading them as soon as effin possible instead of waiting until I m too old and cynical and hyper critical to appreciate and relate to what they have to say If this ever is was the case, this time warp, today I would probably see a lotnovels as earth shattering and brain splattering magic rather than, well, pretty good stuff that I interrupted much better reading over the last two days to ab...

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    Most religions know of it as Enlightenment when the individual transcends himself and sees himself as one with the ultimate reality It can be theistic the Aham Brahma Asmi I am the Brahman or Tat Tvam Asi Thou Art That of Hinduism or atheistic the Buddhist Nirvana, based on the Anatman non soul but the person who achieves it, according to all sources, is caught up in profound rapture To reach this stage, one has to tread an arduous path Carl Gustav Jung called the process Most religions know of it as Enlightenment when the individual transcends himself and sees himself as one with the ultimate reality It can be theistic the Aham Brahma Asmi I am the Brahman or Tat Tvam Asi Thou Art That of Hinduism or atheistic the Buddhist Nirvana, based on the Anatman non soul but the person who achieves it, according to all sources, is caught up in profound rapture To reach this stage, one has to tread an arduous path Carl Gustav Jung called the process individuation Joseph Campbell called it the hero s journey Herman Hesse s eponymous protagonist of S...

  7. says:

    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 go...

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    It was the book I read it four years back And to tell the truth I did not liked it much at the time I thought this guy has written a book for western audience who are not familiar with the philosophy of karma and dharma , or rather, in general, the basic philosophy of India, who after reading it will realize something esoteric And so it seemed to me a book containing wisdom that didn t touched me And I finished it with the verdict contains wisdom, but lacks depth, boring at times, and do n It was the book I read it four years back And to tell the truth I did not liked it much at the time I thought this guy has written a book for western audience who are not familiar with the philosophy of karma and dharma , or rather, in general, the basic philosophy of India, who after reading it will realize something esoteric And so it seemed to me a book containin...

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    Set on the Gangetic Plain some 2,600 years ago, Siddhartha is about one man s search for enlightenment Siddhartha, son of a Brahmin, even in the presence of Gautama Buddha himself, is unable to find a way if it depends on the teachings of others There is, Siddhartha comes to believe, no single illuminated path for all men and women to follow We must each ...

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