Siddhartha

Siddhartha

Book - 1999
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This classic novel of self-discovery has inspired generations of seekers. With parallels to the enlightenment of the Buddha, Hesse's Siddhartha is the story of a young Brahmin's quest for the ultimate reality. His quest takes him from the extremes of indulgent sensuality to the rigors of ascetism and self-denial. At last he learns that wisdom cannot be taught -- it must come from one's own experience and inner struggle. Steeped in the tenets of both psychoanalysis and Eastern mysticism, Siddhartha presents a strikingly original view of man and culture, and the arduous process of self-discovery that leads to reconciliation, harmony, and peace.
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1999
ISBN: 9780486406534
0486406539
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: xix, 81 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Appelbaum, Stanley

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