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    Siddhartha

    by Hermann Hesse

    Book Description

    This edition has a new introduction by Paulo Coelho. "Siddhartha" is perhaps the most important and compelling moral allegory our troubled century has produced. Integrating Eastern and Western spiritual traditions with psychoanalysis and philosophy, this strangely simple tale, written with a deep and moving empathy for humanity, has touched the lives of millions since its original publication in 1922. Set in India, "Siddhartha" is the story of a young Brahmin's search for ultimate reality after meeting with the Buddha. His quest takes him from a life of decadence to asceticism, from the illusory joys of sensual love with a beautiful courtesan, and of wealth and fame, to the painful struggles with his son and the ultimate wisdom of renunciation.

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    rajdev41
    on April 18, 2017
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    Great story and good intro to origins of Buddhism
    It has been a long time since I read this book, but I still recall the story pretty well. Hesse does an excellent job of telling the story of how Buddha came to become the Buddha. Those with interests in Eastern philosophies should definitely give this book a read!
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    tsl73
    on December 08, 2010
    If you're writing a Siddhartha essay and need some advice, post your Hermann Hesse essay question on our Facebook page where fellow bookworms are always glad to help!

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