Herman Hesse's classic novel has delighted, inspired, and influenced generations of readers, writers, and thinkers. In this story of a wealthy Indian Brahmin who casts off a life of privilege to seek spiritual fulfillment. Hesse synthesizes disparate philosophies--Eastern religions, Jungian archetypes, Western individualism--into a unique vision of...
Nov 04, 2012Q: What books have influenced your life? EW: I just read Siddhartha, which was recommended to me by a friend – source
May 09, 2019Siddhartha changed my life. i named my first cat govinda when i was 15 because of that damn book. steppenwolf changed me more, though. there is nothing in the world like that book, nothing. – source
I love this as a classic book on philosophy, a good introduction for someone starting out. I’ve given out more copies of this book than any other. – source
Jul 11, 2020@msuster @kalvepuri @orangebook_ Excited for you, Mark. Siddhartha is one of two books I’ve lived my life by since I read 20 years ago! – source
Oct 18, 2020The books I find myself reading again and again, and learning something new each time. 1. Siddhartha 2. Tao Te Ching 3. The Power of Now 4. Letters from a Stoic 5. On the Shortness of Life 6. The First and Last Freedom 7. Zen and the Art of Happiness What's your list? #books – source