Siddhartha Quotes About Identity


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Why does Siddhartha leave the Brahmin training in order to become a samana?

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1. How did Siddhartha release attachments to his previous self while studying as a samana?

2. What did Siddhartha tell Buddha about the plan he was going to undertake in order to shape his new identity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet is an assessment that targets what you remember about the theme of identity in Siddhartha. You'll check your understanding of the different identities Siddhartha notes and how he lets go of his identities.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The purpose of this quiz and worksheet is to revisit what you know about:

  • The reason Siddhartha leaves the Brahmin training to become a samana
  • How Siddhartha releases attachments to his previous self while studying samana
  • What Siddhartha tells Buddha about the plan he was going to undertake
  • How Siddhartha omit his past identities in order to acknowledge and release his vices

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you are able to pick out the reason Siddhartha leaves Brahmin training to become a samana from what you read
  • Information recall - see if you remember what Siddhartha tells the Buddha about his plans
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and are able to correctly interpret the final identity of self that Siddhartha forms before reaching enlightenment

Additional Learning

If you would like to review this theme and book in more detail, you can read the provided lesson, Siddhartha Quotes About Identity. This lesson offers a deeper look at:

  • What Siddhartha believes about knowledge
  • What a samana is
  • The reason he leaves the samanas
  • Where Siddhartha is when he learns how to find his true identity
  • What the river says to him