In siddhartha, an unrelenting search for truth is essential for achieving a harmonious relationship with the world the truth for which siddhartha and govinda search is a universal understanding of life, or nirvana. Siddhartha realizes that to achieve this goal of nirvana you need to love, and that’s the key to life the theme of siddhartha is the importance of love this theme is portrayed through siddhartha’s journey from arrogance to love, during which he go through several religious stages siddhartha’s first stage in his journey to nirvana is a conventional brahmin and samana.
Siddhartha says to govinda” it seems to me, govinda that love is the most important thing in the world” siddhartha is finally able to understand that love was what he was missing his whole entire life.
Siddhartha asks kamala to teach him about love kamala teaches him to dress nice and make money so that he can receive physical love siddhartha spends twenty years with kamala, in which they enjoy love-making, but they realize that neither of them knows how to love siddhartha says, 'i am like you. Siddhartha had always considered love inessential in his life because he categorized it as a worldly sensation that the common people simply experience the wisdom and knowledge of the love differs greatly and both play a large role in siddhartha's quest for finding the atman.
Siddhartha simply urges people to identify and love the world in its completeness siddhartha then requests that govinda kiss his forehead and, when he does, govinda experiences the visions of timelessness that siddhartha himself saw with vasudeva by the river.
Furthermore, once he reaches enlightenment, siddhartha is best able to describe the experience as a profound feeling of love for everything around him okay, we think we get it now—universal love is the end goal, while narrow, individualistic love is an obstacle to true enlightenment. Love for govinda •siddhartha’s relationship with his old friend govinda was siddhartha’s first real experience with love •this friendship allowed him to learn the value of and this helped him to grow as a person.
In siddhartha by hermann hesse, we see siddhartha go on a long journey to achieve nirvana nirvana plays a very important role in this novel nirvana is “the implication is that it is freedom from what ever binds you, from the burning passion of desire, jealousy, and ignorance” you can have no feelings or love [. In the buddha, siddhartha sees love in action, primarily in the form of compassion, but siddhartha rejects this love because it is part of teachings that do not lead him to enlightenment kamala teaches siddhartha the physical aspects of love, as well as the importance of love itself.