Siddhartha loves Govinda, but knows that it was in the best interest of both of them to part ways. Additionally, Siddhartha feels the need to let his only child, whom he loves dearly, to go off on his own and experience life’s qualities for himself just like how Siddhartha did during his own childhood.
Siddhartha Essays Plot Overview. Siddhartha, the handsome and respected son of a Brahmin, lives together with his father in historical India. absolutely everyone in the village expects Siddhartha to be a successful Brahmin like his father.