Siddhartha or Siddharta is the birth name of the historical and religious figure Gautama Buddha, known as the Buddha. Siddhartha was an aristocrat and had never seen life outside of his palace before. So he decided to sneak out. For the first time in his life, he saw old age, illness and death.He also saw a man who had nothing. He had left his family to try to find true happiness.

Siddhartha may also refer to:

* "Siddhartha" (novel), a fictional book about the life of a man (not the Buddha) named Siddhartha, by Hermann Hesse
** "Siddhartha" (film), the 1972 film of the book, directed by Conrad Rooks
** "Siddhartha" (opera), opera by Per Nørgård
* "Siddharta" (band), a Slovene rock band
* King Siddartha, father of Mahavira, an important figure in Jain history
* Siddharth Narayan, an Indian actor

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  • Siddhartha — [sid där′tə] see BUDDHA2 …   English World dictionary

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  • Siddhartha — /si dahr teuh, theuh/, n. 1. an epithet of Buddha meaning he who has attained his goal. 2. (italics) a novel (1922) by Hermann Hesse. * * * …   Universalium

  • Siddhartha — noun used by followers of various faiths of India; notably, the personal name of Buddha …   Wiktionary

  • Siddhartha — Escrito por Hermann Hesse en 1922 tras la primera guerra mundial, nos relata la vida de Siddharta Gautama en su búsqueda por la sabiduría; redactado en tercera persona nos muestra, introspectivamente, los sentimientos de Siddharta, nos lleva a… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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