Asian studies in Lithuania
1964

Chief editor of magazine “Acta Orientalia Vilnensia” (since 2000 y.), member of Lithuanian association of religious studies, member of American academy of religions, member of Lithuanian – Indian cultural fellowship.

Since 1996 has been lecturing in Vilnius University, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences.  Courses:

  • Introduction to Religious studies
  • Introduction to Indology
  • Buddhism in Asia
  • Pali language and literature
  • Indian modernism
  • Aspects of the Classical Indian Psychology (in English)
  • Development of Buddhist culture (in English)
  • Reception of India in the West (in English)

Studies
Doktorantūra (Indology, Buddhology, Indian languages (Sanskrit, Pali, Bengali, Tibetan), Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture (India), 1994 - 1998, (Lietuvių) Straipsniai:)
Bakalauras (Land management studies, Academy of Agriculture, 1984 - 1988)

Internships
2012 y.: University of Sorbonne (France)
September 2008 - March 2009: Brown University, Department of Religious studies (USA)
December 2007 - February 2008: Institute of culture (Calcutta, India)
March - April, 2006: Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture (Japan)
November- December, 2005: Cornell University, Faculty of Asian studies (USA)
2002 y.: (Lietuvių) „Ankstyvosios budistinės bendruomenės veikla pagal pali šaltinius“, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford (Great Britain)

Biography facts
Since 2004.: Director of Vilnius University Centre of Oriental Studies
1992–1994 y.: Administrator of Lithuanian Cultural Foundation
September 28, 1964: Born

E-mail: (Lietuvių) audrius.beinorius@oc.vu.lt

List of mobographies: None

Book list: None

List of articles

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU
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