Thus begins The Journeys of Socrates — an odyssey that forged the character of Sergei Ivanov, whose story would one day change the lives of. The Way Begins Sergei was three when the soldiers took him. At fifteen he fled into the wilderness, with nothing to cling to but the memories of a gran. In his landmark novel, Way of the Peaceful Warrior, Millman blended fact and fiction to tell the story of a young man whose life is.

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The journeys of Socrates came to reassure and remind me of the training to live a good life. Too many fantastical, exaggerated I didn’t particularly enjoy this book. There are also countless ways to describe how special this book is, that I don’t know where to begin. Honestly, it was a little slow in parts. I am a part-time book selller for a small Waldenbooks in Vermont and this is my first contact with your work. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

What follows is a story of love and loss, of hardship and triumph as Sergei encounters mentors, masters, and a mortal enemy. However, this man turns out to use everything he learned from tragedy and taught others with it. The Journeys of Socrates.


In a way, I wish Socrates had remained an enigma because the unveiling of how he came to be who he was when Dan Millman met him was anti-climatic. Eckhart Daj Narrated by: Anyone who enjoys personal transformation, inspiring stories, and fascinating characters will really treasure this read. The odyssey that unfolds is not about the revolutions of history, but about the revolution in one man’s heart. I decided it was time to read.


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Return to Book Page. Mentally I shelve Dan Millm Journey of the Peaceful Warrior is a book I encountered quite a few years back and re-read now and again when inspiration is needed. The writing is so fluid that it took me only two or three sittings to complete this book; the pace doesn’t flag even during the philosophical discou The Journeys of Socrates is the story of a young boy’s journey towards becoming a man, through a life of hardship, trial and a lot of pain, and his ultimate triumph over his circumstances, and, himself.

This is what I call a book! Recommended to me by a good friend who also enjoying the book thoroughly, it’s a historical story of latter Czarist Russia involving the Cossacks, the Jews, and the intense military procedures as it was in that time. This essential guide provides exciting new insights into one of the most important self-help books of recent years.

Nov 06, Jason rated it it was amazing. Part truth, part fiction– The Journeys of Socrates is the retelling of the author’s great-grandfather’s legacy, taken from first-hand accounts and peppered with artistic license.

Full of inspiration and joy the Journey of Socrates is simply compelling. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

If you have ever come across some of Dan Milman’s books your mind will be blown away. You will find this saga quite different from Way of the Peaceful Warrior — I had no wish to clone my millmqn work.


Despite these minor flaws I still enjoyed the book tremendously for the insight, wisdom, and entertaining nature of it all. He is the one who is called Socrates in the o This book is a prequel of sorts to the Peaceful Warrior books. Like I thought, socratex was hit and as it did for me many years ago, it drew my family in journrys emotional energy. The Journeys of Socrates is the story of a young boy’s journey towards becoming a man, through a life of hardship, trial and a lot milllman pain, and his ultimate triumph over his circumstances, and, himself.

The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side. There is the recurring reminder of his Jewish blood, his grandfather trying to infuse some of that spirit during their short time together, and Sergei ultimately finds family among the Jews.

Mar 30, Annie rated it it was amazing. You submitted the following rating and review.

To ask other readers questions about The Journeys of Socratesplease sign up. Waking Up in Heaven. Sent to an elite military academy at the tender age of four, Sergei Ivanov Socrates comes of age training to protect a way of life he doesn’t understand.

The Journeys of Socrates by Dan Millman

And yet, I’ll divide this book into three parts. In this audio program, Dan Millman expresses the heart of the peaceful warrior’s way.

Once Upon a Time in Russia.