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To Conquer Life, First You Must Suffer

Valuable life lessons from ‘Siddhartha’ by Herman Hesse

Anu Kumar
3 min readOct 13, 2022

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Why would a king give up his throne?

That’s precisely what Siddhartha’s father wondered when his son walked out on a wealthy lifestyle.

This opening isn’t just the origin story of Buddhism, but of the character…

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Anu Kumar

I write about books, culture, behaviors, and practical self improvement. Words + Fiction @ par-desi.com.