TA0013: Siddhartha


Herman Hesse

Michael Scott

Siddhartha, born the son of a Brahmin, was blessed in wealth, appearance, intelligence and charisma. In order to find meaning in life, he discarded his promising future for the life of an ascetic. He wandered as a shramana and searched for Gotama the Buddha. However, this man, Siddhartha, was not a follower of any but his own soul. This popular book provides the listener with insight into the philosophy and thoughts that shape Siddhartha’s path to enlightenment.


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In many works by Hermann Hesse, the German novelist and Nobel Prize winner in literature, there is a theme depicting the duality of spirit and nature, body versus mind and the individual’s spiritual search outside the restrictions of society. Siddhartha is such a story.