Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

By Hermann Hesse

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Siddhartha may be an important and compelling ethical allegory our afflicted century has produced. Integrating japanese and Western religious traditions with psychoanalysis and philosophy, this surprisingly easy story, written with a deep and relocating empathy for humanity, has touched the lives of thousands on the grounds that its unique book in 1922. Set in India, Siddhartha is the tale of a tender Brahmin's look for final truth after assembly with the Buddha. His quest takes him from a lifetime of decadence to asceticism, from the illusory joys of sensual love with a stunning courtesan, and of wealth and popularity, to the painful struggles along with his son and the final word knowledge of renunciation.

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Siddhartha

This version has a brand new creation by means of PAULO COELHO.

Siddhartha might be an important and compelling ethical allegory our bothered century has produced. Integrating jap and Western religious traditions with psychoanalysis and philosophy, this surprisingly uncomplicated story, written with a deep and relocating empathy for humanity, has touched the lives of thousands seeing that its unique book in 1922. Set in India, Siddhartha is the tale of a tender Brahmin's look for final truth after assembly with the Buddha. His quest takes him from a lifetime of decadence to asceticism, from the illusory joys of sensual love with a stunning courtesan, and of wealth and status, to the painful struggles along with his son and the last word knowledge of renunciation.

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It is totalitarian. We do not want anyone to prevent us from being with him or her. This kind of love can be de­ scribed as a prison, where we lock up our beloved and cre­ ate only suffering for him or her. The one who is loved is deprived of freedom-of the right to be him or herself and enjoy life. This kind of love cannot be described as maitri or karuna. It is only the willingness to make use of the other person in order to satisfY our own needs. When you have sexual energy that makes you feel un­ happy, as though you are losing your inner peace, you 0 The Five Awarenesses are: I.

How can they sit there and listen to our suffering, and understand our suffering? Psy­ chotherapists have to practice the universal door, the Fourth Mindfulness Training-deep listening and mindful speech. Unless we look deeply into ourselves, this practice will not be easy. If there is a lot of suffering in you, it is difficult to listen to other people or to say nice things to them. First you have to look deeply into the nature of your anger, de­ spair, and suffering to free yourself, so you can be available to others.

J Training 49 the arts of listening and speaking. We do not know how to listen to each other. We have little ability to hold an intel­ ligent or meaningful conversation. The universal door of communication has to be opened again. When we cannot communicate, we get sick, and as our sickness increases, we suffer and spill our suffering on other people. We purchase the services of psychotherapists to listen to our suffering, but if psychotherapists do not practice the universal door, they will not succeed.

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