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Siddhartha: An Indian Tale

Length: 145 pages2 hours


Set in India, Hermann Hesse’s Siddharta is the story of a young Brahmin’s search for ultimate reality, reflecting Hesse’s interest in Oriental mysticism. The word Siddhartha is made up of two words in the Sanskrit language, siddha (achieved) and artha (what was searched for), which together means “He who has found meaning (of existence).”

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