Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse
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Siddhartha

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Hermann Hesse wrote Siddhartha during a period in his life in which he suffered what he described as a “sickness with life.” He claimed to be unable to complete the book because he had not experienced the kind of nirvana that Siddhartha, the main character, wants to achieve — so Hesse surrounded himself with sacred Buddhist and Hindu teachings and lived as a recluse in order to complete this work.
Siddhartha is a short, simple tale of a man’s quest to achieve enlightenment and happiness. Over twelve short chapters the reader follows Siddhartha through his time as a young adult, to his exploration of spirituality as a traveling ascetic, to his delving in lust, business, and greed, to his time as an old man. At each stage of his life Siddhartha yearns for nirvana, finally achieving it only after realizing that it’s all of life’s experiences that form it, not the teachings of any one man.
Today Siddhartha remains an influential text in new Western spirituality.
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Reflexivo, una buena historia

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Truly amazing! Worth to read for many times!

Truly, no thing in this world has kept my thoughts thus busy, as this my very own self, this mystery of me being alive,
that the river is everywhere at once, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the rapids, in the sea, in the mountains, everywhere at once, and that there is only the present time for it, not the shadow of the past, not the shadow of the future?"
become empty, empty of thirst, empty of wishing, empty of dreams, empty of joy and sorrow

להיות ריק, ריק של צמא, ריק של המבקשים, ריק של חלומות, ריק של שמחה ועצב

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