Tag: Paulo Coelho

A King Reclaiming His Kingdom: The Aleph by Paulo Coelho

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Aleph is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet and in Kabbalah, the esoteric branch of Judaism, it relates to the origin of the universe, that one number that contains all others. In a short story named “The Aleph” by Jorge Luis Borges, it is explained as a point that contains everything. Everything. A point […]

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“Primera Hora de Puerto Rico” reports about Paulo Coelho’s Quest

“Primera Hora de Puerto Rico” reports about Paulo Coelho’s Quest

| March 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

In an article published March 2nd, 2010, the Puerto Rican newspaper “Primera Hora” printed a short article based on an interview with Henry Freeman. They also displayed the 12 enigmas Paulo Coelho had put on paulocoelhoblog.com and the solutions that let Henry Freeman win the challenge; for the original article, please click here

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Impressions from the Quest

Impressions from the Quest

| February 19, 2010 | 1 Comment

I wanted to briefly share some first pictures from the locations of the Paulo Coelho “Quest for the Sword” – in the background you will hear music by Paul Horn. It’s really more sounds than music. I was listening to his recordings for hours and hours during the quest and its long days and especially […]

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Paulo Coelho’s sword has found a new owner!

Paulo Coelho’s sword has found a new owner!

| February 9, 2010 | 18 Comments

… and yes, it’s me! After an intense journey and bit of struggle, both physically and emotionally, I’m taking the sword home with me to Puerto Rico, a US Commonwealth in the Caribbean. When Paulo Coelho posted the enigma on his website early January, asking for 12 tests to be solved, which lead to locations […]

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German Artist painted for Santiago’s Dream

German Artist painted for Santiago’s Dream

| January 27, 2010 | 0 Comments

The renowned German artist Prof. Wolfgang Mussgnug, a dear friend for many years and kindred spirit, has interpreted “Santiago’s Dream” in his very own way and created a set of two paintings. Wolfgang is exhibiting his works all over the world, most recently in Austria (Vienna), Germany (Rheinbach, Karlsruhe), the Netherlands (De Haan) and Australia […]

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The Spiritual Laws of Success

The Spiritual Laws of Success

| January 27, 2010 | 5 Comments

One of the books I have with me on this journey, besides my alltime favorite “The Alchemist”,  is “The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success” by Deepak Chopra. In fact, I have it with me twice, once on the Kindle and my kind of outworn original, signed by Deepak, that I have been carrying with me and […]

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Why is it “Santiagos’s Dream” ?

| January 16, 2010 | 11 Comments

Everyone needs to dream, everyone has a dream. This is how I always understood ‘The Alchemist.’ How Santiago manages to dissolve doubts and worries, convert the lead of his soul into gold and succeed ultimately – especially in times when he was lacking to see clearly where he was going – I find admirable! Are […]

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The Challenge – what’s this all about?

The Challenge – what’s this all about?

| January 16, 2010 | 74 Comments

On January 1st, 2010, Paulo Coelho published on his blog a challenge: whoever is able to answer twelve questions, follow them to geographical locations and document one’s being there, will receive a sword and some prize money. The trip will take one on a trip of approximately 1,500 kilometers and it’s not just straight trough […]

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