Explain pretending to be joyful and happy.What did Siddhartha

Explain why, despite his life as the son of a wealthy Brahmin, ?Siddhartha had begun to feel the seeds of discontent within him. Siddhartha begun to feel the seeds discontent when he realized that the love could not bring him joy forever.In your own words, describe the role relationship between Siddhartha and Govinda. The role relationship between Siddhartha and Govinda is that Siddhartha acts as a leader while Govinda takes joy from him.Explain why Siddhartha’s father was opposed to Siddhartha’s leaving to join the Samanas.  NB: There is no right  or wrong answer to this question. State your opinion, but support it with text-evidence. Siddhartha’s father was opposed him leaving to join the Samanas because his father felt as if Siddhartha was disobeying him , “And would you rather die, than obey your father.”Explain how, after he joined the Samanas, Siddhartha regarded the common people, both rich and poor, who were not Samanas. After Siddhartha joined Samanas, he regarded the common people because he thought they were not important to pay any attention to them. He saw them as dead bodies ready to rot away pretending to be joyful and happy.What did Siddhartha learn from the Samanas?  What changes in lifestyle does Siddhartha undergo with them? Siddhartha learns how to control his breathing, reduce the beats of his heart. Also how to overcome pain through voluntarily suffering and overcoming pain, hunger, and thirst. He learned how to meditate and take on the souls of different animals and elements. With the Samanas, Siddhartha went through the path of self-denial.6. Why did Siddhartha decide to leave the Samanas? Siddhartha decided to leave Samanas because he believed he would never reach the Nirvana and it was pointless. Also if the oldest person there hadnt reached it he never would.7.What conclusion does Siddhartha draw about meditation and self-denial? Siddhartha draws that meditation and self- denial is fleeing from the self, it is a short escape of agony of being a self. It is a short numbing of the senses against the pain and the pointlessness of life .8.How is Siddhartha’s departure from the Samanas similar to his departure from his father? Siddhartha’s departure from Samanas and from his father is similar because he was searching for knowledge and now he is looking for other references.9.Respond positively or negatively to any one of the following statements:Most people are ?asleep? and thus not really ?awake, which means that there is a realm or dimension of consciousness beyond normal waking consciousness, and this higher consciousness can be attained by anyone.  We are already as awake, as aware, and as conscious as we can be.  There is no ?other realm of consciousness.Even if there were such a thing as ?enlightenment, it is not possible for the average man or woman to attain it.I don’t care.  I think all if this is inane and I’d rather not think about it.

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