Siddhartha Journey

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Malik smith

September 1, 2015

In the book Siddhartha the book takes place in India. In India there is a cast system that a family is born into and it is basically impossible for an individual to move up from the cast that they are in. I really don’t know why this is but if I had to guess I would say that the reason why would be that they have a really strict order of doing things and doing something like that would probably mess up the order of things. I also think that Brahmins are on a higher level than kshatriya because Hinduism values religion over most things such as nobility.

One thing that is explained in Siddhartha is the eight-fold path. I think the reason why this is hard to achieve is that you have to get rid of all of the things that you were previously exposed
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Gait: The way an individual walks.

Most monks have a gait way of walking.

Ardent: Enthusiastic or passionate.

Most followers of Buddha are ardent towards the less fortunate.

Onerous: Involving a great deal of effort and difficulty.

The path that Siddhartha took was very onerous.

Ennui: A feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction which has a deal with having a lack of occupation.

During the beginning of Siddhartha 's journey Siddhartha didn’t really have a sense of ennui.

Solace: Comfort or consolation in a time of distress/sadness.

Kamala was very Solace to Siddhartha during his journey.

Besmirch: Damage the reputation of someone/something.

Sojourn: A temporary stay.

Siddhartha was in a sojourn state of depression in a small part of his journey.

Transitory: Not permanent.

Siddhartha’s feeling of being lost was transitory.

Emanate: An issue that is abstract yet perceptible.

Most people saw that Buddha 's fame was emanate.

Pyre: A great amount of combustible material, especially one for burning a corpse as part of a funeral ceremony.

The deceased were burnt with pyre in India at the time of
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