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Hermann Hesse

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...
Publish Date
January 9
First Published in 1922
Goodreads rating
Nov 04, 2012
Q: What books have influenced your life? EW: I just read Siddhartha, which was recommended to me by a friend      source
May 09, 2019
Siddhartha 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
One of the books I give to people as gift.      source
Oct 18, 2020
The 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
Love Siddhartha.      source
It’s a nice book about a journey of an evolution of a young man into an adult.      source