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Title An Education in Happiness [electronic resource] : the Lessons of Hesse and Tagore.
Author Arzeni, Flavia.
Publication New York : Pushkin Press, 2012.
Description 1 online resource (235 pages)
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Contents; INTRODUCTION; PILGRIMAGES TO HAPPINESS?; A DISCIPLINED REBEL; A STRANGE TEACHER; AGAINST ALL RULES; THE APPRENTICE WANDERER; WAR AND PEACE; THE INVESTIGATION OF THE SELF; WAVERING; PROSPECTS OF TRANQUILLITY; HAPPINESS WITHOUT TIME; THE PATIENCE OF THE TREE; THE LESSON OF NATURE; WATER, AIR, EARTH, FIRE; WALKING-A THERAPY FOR BODY AND MIND; PLANTS AND FLOWERS; THE VIRTUES OF SLOWNESS; METAMORPHOSIS OF A GARDEN; THE WAY TO THE EAST; A WORLD OF BOOKS; INDIA; CHINA; SIDDHARTHA'S SECRET; EXERCISES OF WISDOM; EVERYDAY ENLIGHTENMENT; LOVE; THE ART OF LOOKING.
The art of paintingthe art of listening; living with the flow of time; the thousand talents of rabindranath tagore; the lord of the sun; an example of inconsistency; a vast output; family traditions; the discovery of rural india; santiniketan -the realisation of a utopia; towards the nobel prize; a solitary pacifist; a tireless traveller; the final season; man, nature and the world; forests of the mind; to eat or watch a fish?; an abiding love; nature is the best school; in praise of trees; from desert to garden; the way to the west; following the course of the sun; a great mediator.
THE CODE OF HARMONYHAPPINESS IS EVERYWHERE; GROWING OLD WITH A SMILE; DOING AND CREATING; WHICH ART TO CHOOSE?; NOT THIS LOVE; ANCIENT WISDOM, MODERN SCIENCE; APPRENTICESHIP IN HAPPINESS; A DIFFERENT LOOK; Notes; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Also Available from Pushkin Press; About the Publisher; Copyright.
Summary Happiness?is neither a privilege of the few, nor a fleeting state of mind: it is hidden behind a door that every person can open once they have found it, at the end of an arduous journey of self-discovery." The two Nobel Prize-winning writers Rabindranath Tagore and Hermann Hesse are arguably very different: one comes to us from the core of Indian culture, the other from the very heart of Old Europe; the former is an eternal wanderer, the latter a determined armchair traveller. Still, there are extraordinary affinities between their works, and they both understood that the path to happi.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Happiness in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / Italian.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author Curtis, Howard.
OverDrive, Inc.
Addl. Title Educazione alla felicità. English
ISBN 9781908968944 (electronic bk.)
190896894X (electronic bk.)

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