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Siddhartha Eine indische Dichtung

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Then Cherry Bomb fully engaged in suddenly became just reallyucking irritating Hesse takes the word slash concept Om and uses it as the ultimate and probably shortest named deus ex MACHINA OF ALL TIME IN MY PERSONAL BRAIN LIBRARY of all time in my personal brain library dusty archives After spending unnumbered decades living like Robery Downey Sheen our protagonist sits by a river Leading the Way for I dunno a couple of minutes reciting Om before it just miraculously all comes back to him and he s all enlightened and at peace again and shit this is not even remotely the end of the novel so please don t spoiler mark me out of spite So wait what Notor nothin but if I have even a mildly snaggle toothed hangover I practically reuire endless supplies of coffee and 800mg ibuprofen an animal andor person to cuddle with liuid b12 drops at least an entire season of some television drama to all into and various plush surfaces to lail about on as I The Single Girl's Guide to Marrying a Man, His Kids, and His Ex-Wife: Becoming a Stepmother with Humor and Grace frantically loop Stuart Smalley uotes in my head just to keep the demons at bay Sure I am not enlightened and I know I sound like a total wimp right now especially compared to one so self disciplined as a monk type but I d say his story of basically spending half a lifetime dipped in chocolately booze pools with naked bodies slithering all around him while he passed the glass n rolled up dollar bill around gives new meaning to the phrasealling off the wagon Then again I guess being at one with the spiritual path could be sorta like riding a bike maybe I don t suppose my hair turns white When Red Cried Wolf from shock every time I hear about an Amish kid returning to his village apr s Rumspringa Anyway my point is that everything just happened soast and I wasn t readyAll this nitpicking makes it sound like I didn t like the book even though I pretty much did Trite as the whole setting ree the bird image was as in one character literally sets ree a bird on the day her lover decides to leave her because it s symbolic MY HEARTSTRINGS DID PLAY A PURDY SONG WHEN SIDDHARTHA heartstrings did play a purdy song when Siddhartha his gal split ways and everything that happened after the whole Om Affair did snap me back into the story I particularly dug the ending as there was ambiguity in a lot of the right places and the very last scene was uite lovely Read it young me Read it right after you get the almanac back The World in the Curl: An Unconventional History of Surfing from Biff Oh and speaking of the almanac you re definitely gonna want to hold on to that thing because honey let me tell you a little something about the world economy in the early 21st centuryHaha Cher s totally stuck in your head now Sucker Most religions know of it as Enlightenment when the individual transcends himself and sees himself as one with the ultimate reality It can be theistic the Aham Brahma Asmi I am the Brahman or Tat Tvam Asi Thou Art That of Hinduism or atheistic the Buddhist Nirvana based on the Anatman non soul but the person who achieves it according to all sources is caught up in profound rapture To reach this stage one has to tread an arduous path Carl Gustav Jung called the process individuation Joseph Campbell called it the hero s journey Herman Hesse s eponymous protagonist of Siddhartha is a man who embarks on this enterpriseSiddhartha the handsome Brahmin youth who apparently has everything is dissatisfied with life with the wh Has it ever happened to you that you are standingacing a magnificent breathtaking view in solitude and a strong wind hits you in the Song of the Forest face You try to stay still with eyes closed and then an involuntary smile comes across yourace This book was like that. Religions Jungian archetypes Western individualism into a uniue vision of life as expressed through one man's search or true meaning. ,

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Nly through returning rom the darkest of times Suffering exists suffering will always exist and it is how we deal With This Suffering That Defines this suffering that defines it is how we pick ourselves up afterwards not letting it ruin our lives and those is how we pick ourselves up afterwards not letting it ruin our lives and those us that makes us stronger In this Hesse capture something extremely difficult to put into words which is something the novel A Constellation of Vital Phenomena freuently recognises How does one accurately define these vague concepts of belief He doesn t So we rely on allegories to teach us these ideals to make us understand that happiness is not euitable with materialism and to make us realise that seeking something too ardently may mean we miss it altogether Seeking the meaning of life is not the answer living life the life of peace and compassion is Siddharthaollows the vibrations of his soul the sound of the river and it takes him exactly where he needs to go As a student of Buddhism as a struggling practitioner I ound this book extremely helpful It cuts through all the rhetoric the arguments and debates and gets to the very heart of the matter itself This is a book I will carry with me through life this is a book that has so much wisdom to impart and now the third book to truly impact me individuallyFacebook Twitter Insta Academia If I could turn back timeor perhaps pass through some portal which brings me ace to Sextasy: Master the Timeless Techniques of Tantra, Tao, and the Kama Sutra to Take Lovemaking to New Heights face with my 14 year old self there are so many books I would recommend to little me grabbing my shoulders to shake my malnourishedrame and insisting that I get to reading them as soon as effin possible instead of waiting until I m too old and cynical and hyper critical to appreciate and relate to what they have to say If this ever iswas the case this time warp today I would probably see a lot novels as earth shattering and brain splattering magic rather than well pretty good stuff that I interrupted much better reading over the last two days to absorb Still Life with Chickens for no good reason saveor the mild satisfaction of completing a taskThe main wrong idea I had about this novel which had uite a bit to do with it taking so long Still Life with Chickens: Starting Over in a House by the Sea for me to get around to reading it is that it s specifically about the Buddha I don t have to explain the reasonor that misconception right Cool moving on I thought maybe it was like a biography or some sort of weird Hessian alt history or wellhonestly I didn t think about it very Paradox Bound far beyond that and even those assumptions wereuzzily ormed and essentially microscopic Fortunately Hesse takes his novel in a much engaging direction by ocusing in on a STFU, Parents: The Jaw-Dropping, Self-Indulgent, and Occasionally Rage-Inducing World of Parent Overshare formerly devout and self restricting member of the Samana movement whoalls in love with a real Playboy Bunny of a gal a lusty little obsession which uickly moves him away rom his aith and into her privates Drugs drink gambling greed and Syncopated: An Anthology of Nonfiction Picto-Essays fornication ensueor years And years into her privates Drugs drink gambling greed and Are All Guys Assholes?: More Than 1,000 Guys in 10 Cities Reveal Why They're Not, Why They Sometimes Act Like They Are, and How Understanding Their ... Will Solve Your Guy Drama Once and For All fornication ensueor years And years years And yearsSome of you may be What a Lass Wants familiar with the place he eventuallyinds himself remorse self hatred what if s what if not s physical illness years of wasted time obsessive reflection ie largely pointless yet still horrifyingly circular cap D Dwelling nothing to show Conquering Your Quarterlife Crisis: Advice from Twentysomethings Who Have Been There and Survived for your indulgences spiritually crushing and tooth grinding depression et mofuggin cetera Was there still any kind ofilth he had not soiled himself with a sin or Mexican Hooker foolish act he had not committed a dreariness of the soul he had not brought upon himself Was it still at all possible to be aliveA dark place no doubt Unfortunately this is the point where the book I was atirst mildly bored with and. Lthy Indian Brahmin who casts off a life of privilege to seek spiritual ulfillment Hesse synthesizes disparate philosophies Eastern. ,

So there s a damn dirty hippie in India named Siddhartha who is supposed to be seeking spiritual enlightenment but instead of going to a good Christian church like a normal person he wanders around the woods or a while with some other Damn Dirty Hippies After He Meets Buddha dirty hippies After he meets Buddha inally gets tired of being broke ass and homeless and he goes into town where he makes a pile of money This is good because everyone knows that engaging in capitalism is the only
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way to through life As a Bonus He Also Meets he also meets beautiful woman Then just when he s having a good ole time doing business drinking gambling and making time with the woman the dang ool s hippie ideas pop up again and he walks away Suspicion at Seven: A Lois Meade Mystery from all of it Remember that Chris Farley routine on Saturday Night Live where he d scream that someone would end up living in a van down by the river Well this hippie ends up living in a hut down by the river And that s even worse because at least you could play the radio in a van Finally Siddartha thinks that the river is god Or something stupid like that It just didn t make any sense Give me one of them Lee Child novels any day over this hippie dippie crap That Jack Reacher is a man s manJust kiddingActually this is an elegant allegory about a guy going through different phases as he pursues a lifelong uest to rid himself of his ego so that he can know true peace and enlightenment It silled with incredible writing and it s short and smart enough to hold the attention of even a doofus like me I d put this in the category of books that everyone should read at least once MY BEST BOOK OF 2017 In life we all look or meaning we all look or something to give us a purpose and in essence a reason to actually be alive Nobody wants to get to the end of their journey and realise it was all The Day Fidel Died for nothing and that their days were utterly wasted So how do weind this meaning One must ind the source within one s own Self one must possess it Everything else was seeking a detour an error We must ind our own peace Siddhartha ollowed the teachings of others and it granted him very little happiness He meets Buddha or a Buddha and he realises that the only way he can achieve the same degree of serenity is to ind it himself The words of the man as wise as they may be are just air they are not experience they are not one s own wisdom granted through trial So he takes his own path albeit an indirect one and Gulp!: The Seven-Day Crash Course to Master Fear and Break Through Any Challenge finally awakens his mind into a sense of enlightenment But in order to do so he mustirst realise the true state of emptiness And of course to understand emptiness one must The Outlaw and the Upstart King first experience temporaryullness thus he walks into the world of the everyday man He indulges in their pleasure gains possessions and takes a lover He orms attachments and begets a household of servants and wealth Through experiencimg such things he learns that they are shallow and transitory they will never create the eeling of lasting happiness within his soul so he walks out once with the Standing By: The Making of an American Military Family in a Time of War full realisation that peace can only comerom one place himself I have had to experience so much stupidity so many vices so much error so much nausea disillusionment and sorrow just in order to become a child again and begin anew I had to experience despair I had to sink to the greatest mental depths to thoughts of suicide in order to experience grace He experiences oneness with his own thoughts with everyone else and anything that resides in nature he becomes enlightened though Herman Hesse's classic novel has delighted inspired and influenced generations of readers writers and thinkers In this story of a wea.