Siddhartha by Herman Hesse, is about a young man who is in search of the meaning of life; which is reaching Nirvana. Everywhere he goes he doesn’t find what he is looking for so he moves on to the next place. He eventually reaches nirvana. Siddhartha goes through many things. In 3 chapters: Kamala, By the River and The Son Siddhartha starts getting closer to his goal, Nirvana
The chapter “Awakening” shows how Siddhartha is
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answers he needed to find. By the end of the book he found what he was looking for, but it hit him much more subtly than he expected. Finding love hit him without him even knowing it, this is how his inner peace hit him as well. This section of the book taught me a lesson. I learned that things you’re looking for may not always approach you how you would expect them to.