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Siddhartha

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ISBN-10: 1590302273

ISBN-13: 9781590302279

Edition: 2005

Authors: Herman Hesse, Sherab Chodzin Kohn

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This book chronicles the spiritual evolution of a man living in India at the time of the Buddha - a tale that has inspired generations of readers. We are invited along Siddhartha's journey experiencing his highs, lows, loves, and disappointments along the way. Hesse begins by showing us the life of a privileged brahmin's son. Handsome, well-loved, and growing increasingly dissatisfied with the life expected of him, Siddhartha sets out on his journey, not realizing that he is fulfilling the prophesies proclaimed at his birth. Siddhartha blends in with the world, showing the reader the beauty and intricacies of the mind, nature, and his experiences on the path to enlightenment. Sherab Chodzin…    
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Book details

List price: $5.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/11/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Hermann Hesse (July 2, 1877 -- August 9, 1962) was a German poet, novelist, essayist and painter. His best-known works included Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Hess publicly announced his views on the savagery of World War I, and was considered a traitor. He moved to Switzerland where he eventually became a naturalized citizen. He warned of the advent of World War II, predicting that cultureless efficiency would destroy the modern world. His theme was usually the conflict between the elements of a person's dual nature and the…    

Introduction
Glossary of Indian Terms
The Son of the Brahman
With the Samanas
Gotama
Awakening
Kamala
With the Child-People
Samsara
By the River
The Ferryman
The Son
Om
Govinda