The Four Castes of Orthodox Hinduism in Siddhartha

The four castes of Orthodox Hinduism are Dharma, Artha, Kama, and Moksha. These four castes are the four stages of a man’s life and four legitimate ends that a man may pursue. Author Hermann Hesse applied each of these four stages to the different phases of Siddhartha’s path leading to peace. The novel Siddhartha relates … Read more

Siddhartha Paper

The Search for the Inner Self Siddhartha had one single goal – to become empty, to become empty of thirst, desire, dreams, pleasure and sorrow – to let the Self die. No longer to be Self, to experience the peace of an emptied heart, to experience pure thought – that was his goal. When all … Read more

Siddartha’s Following Of The Four Noble Truths

In this paper, I will be explaining how Siddhartha had arrived at the Four Noble Truths. The first paragraph contains how Siddhartha’s life was full of suffering, pain, and sorrow. The second paragraph will be the cause of suffering is the desire for things that are really illusions in Siddhartha’s life. Following, in the third … Read more

The enigma of a mans role on this earth

Siddhartha is a young man on a long quest in search of the ultimate answer to the enigma of a mans role on this earth. Through his travels, he finds love, friendship, pain, and identity. He finds the true meaning behind them the hard way, but that is the best way to learn them. He … Read more