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by Hermann Hesse, Hilda Rosner
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Hol
Hol rated it 4 years ago
I finally finished my first read for the 16 festive tasks! Yea! And even better, I loved it. If it'd been a bit longer I probably would have given it the full five-stars. Siddhartha is about a man who's searching for enlightenment, or a peaceful existance, and goes on a pilgrimage to find it. Yo...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
My first impression of this book was that it read a lot like Narcissus and Goldmund, but I can't really critique it for that because Narcissus was actually written after this book (by about eight years). However, having read Narcissus it felt as this thing book was pretty much going over the exact s...
A History Nut's Romantic State of Mind
i read it because of Hesse. the theme and the story said nothing to me. i probably lack the life exeprience to fully appreciate the book.
Haidji - Books...and...Books!
Haidji - Books...and...Books! rated it 6 years ago
Siddhartha is a character that portrays the initiate in his early stages of development, immersed in life, yet desiring the ultimate knowledge The book is about the process experienced on the road to enlightenment. Based on the lives of Gotama Buddha the book describes the journey of Siddhartha as ...
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it 6 years ago
4.5 starsI had never read Hermann Hesse until I picked this up and I'm glad I picked this one.
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it 6 years ago
4.5 starsI had never read Hermann Hesse until I picked this up and I'm glad I picked this one.
Tolle Lege!.
Tolle Lege!. rated it 7 years ago
One can either listen to a long boring Great Course Lecture series on Buddhism and Eastern Thought or one can listen to this fairly entertaining book and come away with the same depth of understanding on how the introspective path can lead towards enlightenment.The author clearly wants to share a re...
Reader's Discretion Advised
Reader's Discretion Advised rated it 7 years ago
This goddamn book changed my life. I still hate it because I tell you, having to figure this goddamn thing out for AP Lit was NOT fun, but I also have to admit my grudging awe for this transcendent experience.
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd] rated it 7 years ago
إننا نجد عزاءات ونتعلم حيلاً نخدع أنفسنا بها ولكن الشيء الجوهري (الطريق) لا نجده لنفكر قليلا،، الحياة بطبيعتها مبرمجة لتكون غير مُرضية ولا كافية مادياً.سيكون هناك دائما شيء ناقص، شيء نحتاجه ونرغب في الحصول عليه! وستكون دائما هناك أشياء تُشعرنا بأننا لا نملك شيئا على الإطلاق. لذلك، أليس من الرائع أن ...
Mommy, am I cult?
Mommy, am I cult? rated it 7 years ago
Wow. That is a whole new level of reading. Something you only encounter two or three times in your life.
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