The Alchemist audiobook is a tale that blends medieval mysticism with the voice of the desert, with dreams, symbolism, signs, and adventure following Santiago and the reader like echoes of wise old men. With this symbolic novel, Coelho asserts that we should not escape our destinies and encourages people to pursue their aspirations, because discovering our “Personal Myth” and role on Earth is the path to discovering God, which translates to happiness, satisfaction, and the ultimate purpose of creation.
Persue your dreams and follow your heart – the beautiful moral of The Alchemist audiobook
Santiago, the main character of The Alchemist audiobook, an Andalusian shepherd lad, seeks the significance of a reoccurring dream from a Gypsy fortune-teller. The lady reads it as a prophesy, predicting that the kid would find a treasure among the Egyptian pyramids. After leaving, Santiago encounters an elderly monarch, Melchizedek, or King of Salem, who advises him to sell his sheep and travel to Egypt to fulfill his “Personal Legend.” A guy who promises to be able to take Santiago to the pyramids actually robs him of the money he earned from his flock soon after his arrival in Africa. Santiago must next work for a crystal dealer in order to save enough money to travel to the pyramids.
Along the way with The Alchemist audiobook‘s journey, the youngster encounters an Englishman in quest of an alchemist, and the two continue their journey together. Santiago meets and falls in love with an Arabian girl named Fatima when they arrive at an oasis, and he proposes marriage to her. She vows to marry him only when he has completed his voyage. He is first frustrated, but subsequently learns that genuine love will not cease, and that one must not surrender one’s destiny to it, since doing so would strip it of its truth.
After that, the young man meets a knowledgeable alchemist who teaches him how to recognize his actual nature. They risk a voyage across warring tribes’ area, where Santiago must prove his oneness with “the soul of the earth” by turning himself into a dust storm before being permitted to continue. When he starts digging near the pyramids, he is stolen again, but he learns from the thief’s leader that the riches he was looking for was all along in the damaged church where he had his first dream.
The Alchemist audiobook has transcended the realm of books and taken on a life of its own, igniting a worldwide movement. We always attempt to do what everyone expects of us, such as choosing a profession that you despise just to fit in. Isn’t it true that we all want to believe the old king when he says that the greatest deception in the world is that we lose control of our lives and become puppets of fate at some point?
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