Essays Tagged: "Kamala"

"Siddhartha" by Herman Hesse

erchant, a dice player, a Buddhist monk, and Vasudeva.The first of these teachers along his way was Kamala a beautiful courtesan. Kamala taught him the wonderful pleasures of love and the importance o ... y in their purses. That is how these young men come to me, O Samana.² These teachings in which Kamala placed upon him helped him to seek out the riches and wealth that would supposedly bring him ...

(2 pages) 131 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddartha's development in Hesse's book

his worldly needs and lives the life of a lover, merchant, and gambler. As a student of lust under Kamala and money under Kamaswami, the protagonist becomes self centered, greedy, and no longer one w ... final experience in Siddhartha's maturation was the discovery of his son, Little Siddhartha. After Kamala's death, Siddhartha is left to raise the son he never knew that he had. Raising Little Siddha ...

(3 pages) 91 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The three characters that have the greatest influence on Siddhartha: Gotama Buddha, Kamala and Vasudeva.

found self. The three characters that have the greatest influence on Siddhartha are Gotama Buddha, Kamala and Vasudeva.From Gotama Buddha, Siddhartha realizes he would rather walk his own path than f ... artha's journey. Subsequent to Siddhartha's encounter with Buddha, he meets a beautiful woman named Kamala who drastically changes him. The author of Siddhartha explains in detail how the title charac ...

(2 pages) 54 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Siddhartha: this essay talk about how Siddhartha say that he distrusted teachers and rather learn from himself, but no matter where he goes he learned from the people around him

ful courtesan, a rich merchant, a dice player, a Buddhist monk, and a ferrymanThe first teacher was Kamala, a beautiful courtesan. Kamala taught him the wonderful pleasures of love and the importance ... s, in fine shoes; there is scent in their hair and money in their purses." These teachings in which Kamala placed upon him helped him to seek out the riches and wealth that would supposedly bring him ...

(2 pages) 61 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Motifs in the path to enlightenment

and arrogance of his former life. During his life as a merchant Siddhartha finds a mentor of love, Kamala. For years they show their love for each other and when he leaves the town he doesn't know th ... s the town he doesn't know that he has fathered a child. The Illustrious Buddha is about to die and Kamala and her son go off in search of the Great One, a lethally poisonous snake near the river, whe ...

(5 pages) 44 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Argumentative article comparing the love of Kamala and Siddharta vs. the love of Hamlet and Opehlia

see that Siddhartha loses sight of love during his quest for enlightment. At one point he admits to Kamala that he thinks he cannot love, and he says, "You cannot love either, otherwise how could you ... dinary people can- that is theirsecret " ( 73). When reading in to this passage we get a sense that Kamala is a very high-class prostitute, in which she is incapable of being able to love, because tha ...

(4 pages) 35 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis Assignment: Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

or loathe the world around him. Siddhartha decides to find meaning and truth in the world.Part Two:Kamala: Siddhartha is mesmerized by the courtesan Kamala, he asks her for lessons on love. Ka ... Kamala, he asks her for lessons on love. Kamala says that he needs to be rich to suit her appetite. Kamala advices Siddhartha to visit Kamaswami if he is to be rich.Amongst the People: Siddhart ...

(3 pages) 69 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The role of the river in siddhartha and the metamorphosis

ands for their life and prosperity in both books. In Siddhartha, the river works as a means towards Kamala's death because she crosses it in order to reach her final destination, to meet Siddhartha ag ... death because she crosses it in order to reach her final destination, to meet Siddhartha again. So, Kamala dies without worrying about leaving her son with the wrong person because she leaves him with ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha and the illusion of experience

ddhartha subconsciously had many teachers: Siddhartha's father and the Samanas; Govinda and Gotama; Kamala and Kamswami, Vasudeva and the river and his son."There was happiness in his father's heart b ... life, he learns from his teachers that one way of life will not relinquish his thirst for knowledge.Kamala and Kamswami both teach Siddhartha the material world: sex and money. For a long time Siddhar ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Historical Book Review on Siddhartha: An Indian Tale by Herman Hesse

nd to the senses.Upon entering an unnamed city, Siddhartha happens upon a beautiful courtesan named Kamala entering her love garden. Following her advice, he chooses to work for a merchant to gain wea ... following his body without seeking to escape into Nirvana) and sin. He becomes a wealthy merchant, Kamala's best lover, and addicted to gambling. In short, he has become a man of materialism and vice ...

(4 pages) 65 1 4.1 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Siddhartha

nd awakened on his path to find his SELF. Eventually he entered a city where he crossed the path of Kamala. He had a yearning to learn how to love so he goes to Kamala where she teaches him the ways o ... ives. Vasudeva listens and guides Siddhartha in his search. Hearing of the nearing death of Gotama, Kamala seeks to see him before he passes on. On her journey, she gets bitten by a snake nearby the r ...

(1 pages) 468 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Atman

rman Hesse leaves numerous ambiguities for the reader to decipher on his or her own. Such things as Kamala taking the songbird and letting it fly, Govinda turning into a woman, and what the river sign ... ppressed. Indeed he is a man with raging hormones. He succumbs to the pleasantries of life, finding Kamala, a teacher of love, who makes him forget about his search. He was no longer in touch with him ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha Essay

ing him to enlightenment. When Siddhartha first met the Ferryman he brought him across the river to Kamala were he met his first love and passion, later on in the novel Sidd finds out that Kamala is h ... er to the river bank where there is a beautiful woman gesturing seductively to him. Siddhartha asks Kamala if she will be his teacher of love. Kamala was very impressed with Siddhartha and gave him a ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha

ime underwent failure in becoming ordinary. He experiences love, or what he thought to be love, for Kamala. He learns how to use his senses and decifers between good and evil and yet, gets caught up i ... lusionment was not there. He only became a businessman in order to make money to buy nice gifts for Kamala, to please her and to coax her into teaching him more about love. "He learned the art of love ...

(7 pages) 11 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Siddhartha 3

beautiful woman carried in a sedan chair, go into the grove followed by her servants. Her name was Kamala, and she was rich, beautiful, and clever. Siddhartha wanted her to teach him about love, but ... few moments from it. So after many years, he ran away from this life, leaving his only close friend Kamala and his son, who was born after Siddhartha's departure.He comes back to the same river which ...

(5 pages) 427 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha

beautiful woman carried in a sedan chair, go into the grove followed by her servants. Her name was Kamala, and she was rich, beautiful, and clever. Siddhartha wanted her to teach him about love, but ... few moments from it. So after many years, he ran away from this life, leaving his only close friend Kamala and his son, who was born after Siddhartha's departure. He comes back to the same river which ...

(5 pages) 1096 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha

by money and greed. Not much is said of Kamaswami except that he loses his star merchant Siddhartha.Kamala- Kamala is the prostitute that teaches Siddhartha of physical love. She is driven by money, b ... of life's physical feelings. He wondered to the first big city he found and met a prostitute named Kamala, who tought him of physical love for a price. Siddhartha was a beggar and had no money, so he ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha

beautiful woman carried in a sedan chair, go into the grove followed by her servants. Her name was Kamala, and she was rich, beautiful, and clever. Siddhartha wanted her to teach him about love, but ... few moments from it. So after many years, he ran away from this life, leaving his only close friend Kamala and his son, who was born after Siddhartha's departure.He comes back to the same river which ...

(5 pages) 526 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Challenges Through Siddhartha's Path

lly is, he also begins to absorb and become one of them. Throughout his life, he meets a girl named Kamala, which he chooses that she is the one to teach him about love. He also learns an important le ... ach him about love. He also learns an important lesson and allows him to realize that he can't love Kamala. A dream occurs to Siddhartha, which is a bird in a golden cage dies. This means that his inn ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha Paper

iddhartha now must find himself in order to find Nirvana.3. Siddhartha followed lust and passion to Kamala and the town where he became a merchant, a gambler, and a drunk- by the river; Siddhartha mee ... nd too a stranger. He needs to be able to learn from her and the ways of love. His attitude towards Kamala is one of interest and intrigue. He doesn't quite understand why he is drawn to her other tha ...

(1 pages) 550 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature