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Hermann Hesse’s Novel Siddhartha Translated in Sanskrit

Siddhartha, based on the early life of Gautama Buddha, is one of the most famous novels of Hermann Hesse, who received Nobel for Literature in 1946. The translation into Sanskrit, which was originally written in German, is done by L. Sulochana Devi, who is a Reader at Government Sanskrit College, Trivandrum.

Sanskrit Version of Siddhartha is published by the Kerala Chapter of the Hermann Hesse Society of India.

Siddharta has been one of Hesse's most widely read works. Its English translation in the 1950s became a spiritual guide to a number of people around the world.