Tag: The Alchemist

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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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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