9780811200684

SIDDHARTHA 1E PA

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  • ISBN13:

    9780811200684

  • ISBN10:

    081120068X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 1957-06-01
  • Publisher: NEW DIRECTIONS PUB. CO.

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Summary

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 Kohn's flowing, poetic translation conveys the philosophical and spiritual nuances of Hesse's text, paying special attention to the qualities of meditative experience. Also included is an extensive introduction by Paul W. Morris that discusses the impact "Siddhartha" has had on American culture.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
Glossary of Indian Termsp. xv
The Son of the Brahmanp. 1
With the Samanasp. 7
Gotamap. 14
Awakeningp. 20
Kamalap. 25
With the Child-Peoplep. 34
Samsarap. 40
By the Riverp. 46
The Ferrymanp. 54
The Sonp. 63
Omp. 69
Govindap. 74
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