How significant was Vasudeva to Siddhartha's quest?
The short answer is "very". The longer answer is that Vasudeva serves as Siddhartha 's mentor and teacher. His name is another name for Krishna, a human incarnation of Vishnu, a Hindu deity. Vasudeva's name means "he in who all things abide and who abides in all." Thus he becomes Siddhartha's key to finding enlightenment. When Siddhartha remarks on the...
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