Manusya, Journal of Humanities

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The aim of this paper is to investigate the differences between "self-realization" within Christian-western philosophy and Faust's self-realization in Goethe's tragedy as received and interpreted in a Buddhist society. Further, the article examines in what way the author Goethe shows an ironical and critical attitudes towards Faust's life and how can Faust be redeemed from the guilt and set himself free from the "karma's" law of cause and effect.

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