Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Review: Siddhartha

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Siddhartha by Herman Hesse is the story of Siddhartha’s life and journey on the quest for enlightenment. Siddhartha was born the son of a Brahmin in ancient India, but he does not feel contentment with all of his father (and his caste’s) teachings. So he decides to leave his father and go on a journey to seek enlightenment. He sets out to find this with his friend Govinda. Though they part ways, Siddhartha comes into contact with many people that serve at his teachers, including those who bring him back into the world of materialism at one point.

Read more: http://relijournal.com/buddhism/siddhartha-a-review/#ixzz28pP5j1qN

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