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Pratjekabuddha, Tales from the East

Author: Krėvė-Mickevičius, Vincas

“Pratjekabuddha” and “Tales from the East” are a set of oriental stories written by Vincas Krėvė-Mickevičius. These oriental stories are mainly about the life of a person who experiences a very deep sleep, death and awakening. The book shows us a person who, in the face of death, becomes closer to the true spiritual perfection and consciousness of the mind. This philosophical book is based on a few basic ideas of romanticism: human rebellion against the world, the power More

Tiger is Not a Cat

Author: Kulvelis - Šimkevičiūtė, Eglė

In her debut book ’’Tiger is Not a Cat’’, theater director Eglė Šimkevičiūtė – Kulvelis shares her acquaintance with Vietnam and Thailand. The author and her husband, who first traveled to Southeast Asia almost a decade ago, had been hoping for this adventure to last for one year. However, a travel-infected couple who have explored the region in its entirety and are currently living in New Zealand are planning their next adventure. More

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU