Essays Tagged: "Vasudeva"

"Siddhartha" by Herman Hesse

which he was indebted : a beautiful courtesan, a rich merchant, a dice player, a Buddhist monk, and Vasudeva.The first of these teachers along his way was Kamala a beautiful courtesan. Kamala taught h ... iness and they were both in transitory.The final teacher along Siddhartha's quest for happiness was Vasudeva, the ferrymen. Vasudeva taught Siddhartha how to listen to people and the river which in tu ...

(2 pages) 131 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Buddha

ep and sleeps for a long, long time. When he wakes up he decides he wants to be a ferryman and join Vasudeva. Siddhartha lives in Vasudeva's hut with him and occasionally talks with him. Siddhartha no ... Soon, he has to take care of his son, this takes time. Siddhartha eventually completely takes over Vasudeva's businessSiddhartha was unhappy following Hinduism. He says, that since Atman created the ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

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

. 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 follow anoth ... Shortly after he apprehends this, Siddhartha leaves Kamala only to find a peaceful Ferryman, named Vasudeva who introduces Siddhartha to a river. In the following quote, Vasudeva explains to Siddhart ...

(2 pages) 54 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Siddhartha is not a true Buddhist.

to a potter's wheel that slowly revolves and comes to a stop. From here, Siddhartha meets the wise Vasudeva, learns more from him, and from Siddhartha's own experiences, gains more wisdom. "It was no ... ughts of unity at every moment of life. This thought matured in him slowly, and it was reflected in Vasudeva's old childlike face: harmony, knowledge of the eternal perfection of the world, and unity. ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

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

rocess of seeking Nirvana and both are in transitory.The final teacher along Siddhartha's quest was Vasudeva, the ferryman. Vasudeva introduced Siddhartha to the river. In the following quote, he expl ... Siddhartha the power of the river. "The river knows everything; one can learn everything from it." Vasudeva taught Siddhartha to listen to the river's voices, which led him to find peace.Throughout t ...

(2 pages) 61 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha's Journey as a Hero

y them" (129) but except him. Through all those years of learning from the Samanas, Gotama, Kamala, Vasudeva, and himself, Siddhartha finally realizes that he has now become like the ordinary people a ... self, Siddhartha decided to go on the journey himself. Siddhartha then reached a river where he met Vasudeva and acknowledged Vasudeva. Vasudeva told Siddhartha of the river and that the river can tea ...

(6 pages) 71 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha - How do Siddhartha's friendships/relationships influence his decisions on the path towards enlightenment? Specifics: Father, Govinda, Buddha, Kamala, Vasudeva

tree roots and sank into a deep sleep".After awakening, Siddhartha chose to stay with the ferryman Vasudeva, who had been a great listener. From this ferryman he learned how to listen to the river an ... n his teachings, his abandonment of Kamala, and finally through his decision to stay and learn from Vasudeva, shows us that he had spent his whole life in search of something that was missing, his pea ...

(4 pages) 65 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The role of the river in siddhartha and the metamorphosis

e.In Siddhartha, Hesse uses the river to reflect the life cycle of organisms on earth. For example, Vasudeva explains to Siddhartha that the river has taught him that, "everything comes back" (Hesse, ... on to produce more children and so on, continuing life's cycle. Furthermore, when Siddhartha meets Vasudeva again, Siddhartha comprehends the significance of the river and explains it to Vasudeva, sa ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha and the illusion of experience

ly 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 because of his son who ... and a burden."Yet Siddhartha ultimately found himself discontent with this lifestyle, so he went to Vasudeva and the river. These two taught him a great deal about letting his emotions and desires go, ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddharth's Peace: A look at the significance of Siddhartha learning from the river.

It is significant in Siddhartha that Siddhartha learned from the river and from Vasudeva. This is true because Siddhartha had a very concise goal for the end of his life: peace, en ... a Gotama's teachings. Siddhartha finally reached the peace he so greatly desired from the river and Vasudeva. This was only possible because of the purity of, and indiscernible difference between, Vas ... d not find salvation in Gotama. He later left Govinda in the hands of Gotama and set off on his own.Vasudeva had met Siddhartha before when he took Siddhartha across the river. Siddhartha went back to ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddartha

ith him, and he feared for the boys safety without fatherly protection. Siddharthas wise old friend Vasudeva helped him resolve this dilemma by gently offering the suggestion to love him, show him you ... rtened by the boys quest, delight in his desire, have faith in him and in the inevitability of life.Vasudevas suggestion has implications as an approach for todays parents and educators of adolescents ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Siddhartha

happiness and leaves for the forest to live the life of a Samana once more. Siddhartha comes across Vasudeva who lives a humble life alongside the river. He becomes the Vasudeva's apprentice and disco ... Vasudeva's apprentice and discovers the great happiness that the humble life of the ferryman lives. Vasudeva listens and guides Siddhartha in his search. Hearing of the nearing death of Gotama, Kamala ...

(1 pages) 466 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha Essay

hat was flowing into the word of perfection "OM."� Siddhartha mastered the art of listening. Vasudeva leaves Siddhartha to be the sole Ferryman. As the novel ends Govinda heard rumors of a wise ... he is now the "Perfect One."� Govinda bows before him and shed a tear of love.As you can see Vasudeva was the one to point Siddhartha out in a good direction so that he can find enlightenment a ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sidhartha

ent that she has looked upon the face of someone equal to the Buddha, who she was journeying to see.Vasudeva - Vasudeva is one of the many names of the god Krishna, and means "the one who abides in al ... t Siddhartha knows to be the truth. When Siddhartha feels the punishment of love for his son, it is Vasudeva who quietly guides him back toward reason. Upon Siddhartha's enlightenment, the elder ferry ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha 3

rich but now he's not. They separate for the second time.He meets the ferryman again. His name was Vasudeva and he was the person who said to Siddhartha that everything including Siddhartha will come ... rson who said to Siddhartha that everything including Siddhartha will come back again to the river. Vasudeva was not a thinker, but was a great listener. Siddhartha decides to stay with him. He listen ...

(5 pages) 427 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha

rich but now he's not. They separate for the second time. He meets the ferryman again. His name was Vasudeva and he was the person who said to Siddhartha that everything including Siddhartha will come ... rson who said to Siddhartha that everything including Siddhartha will come back again to the river. Vasudeva was not a thinker, but was a great listener. Siddhartha decides to stay with him. He listen ...

(5 pages) 1095 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Siddhartha

rich but now he's not. They separate for the second time.He meets the ferryman again. His name was Vasudeva and he was the person who said to Siddhartha that everything including Siddhartha will come ... rson who said to Siddhartha that everything including Siddhartha will come back again to the river. Vasudeva was not a thinker, but was a great listener. Siddhartha decides to stay with him. He listen ...

(5 pages) 526 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature