[]
[]

Siddhartha

Hesse, Hermann

(Book - 2000)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Siddhartha
Print
This classic of twentieth-century literature chronicles the spiritual evolution of a man living in India at the time of the Buddha- a spiritual journey that has inspired generations of readers. Here is a fresh translation from Sherab Chö dzin Kohn, a gifted translator and longtime student of Buddhism and Eastern philosophy. Kohn's flowing, poetic translation conveys the philosophical and spiritual nuances of Hesse's text, paying special attention to the qualities of meditation experience. This edition also includes an introduction exploring Hesse's own spiritual journey as evidenced in his journals and personal letters.

Series that include this title

Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 2000
ISBN: 9781570628030
1570628033
9781570627217
1570627215
Branch Call Number: FICTION HESSE
Characteristics: xviii, 119 p. ;,23 cm
Additional Contributors: Chödzin, Sherab

Opinion

From Library Staff

(1922)
"Born the son of a Brahmin, Siddhartha was blessed in appearance, intelligence, and charisma. In order to find meaning in life, he discarded his promising future for the life of a wandering ascetic. True happiness still evaded him. Like Hermann Hesse's other creations of struggling y... Read More »

This classic of twentieth-century literature chronicles the spiritual evolution of a man living in India at the time of the Buddha- a spiritual journey that has inspired generations of readers.


From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add a Notice

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Find it at MCL

  Loading...

Powered by BiblioCommons.
app02 Version nodvandig Last updated 2015/03/03 19:57