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Kuksando. Road Book

Authors: Kumža, Algirdas
Published on: 2018
Publisher: Alma Littera

Kuksando is a thousand years old Korean education system of body and spirit. It is a Korean wisdom school which helps people to discover the harmony of their emotions, body, and mind, recover youthful energy and overcome stress. Due to meditation, physical movements, specific breathing techniques human beings can become persevering and strong both physically and spiritually. More

How does Japan work?

Authors: Kleiva, Andrius
Published on: 2018
Publisher: Tyto Alba

“I will see what can I do for Japan and what Japan can do for me. This book is the result of that project.” with these words, the author presents the idea of this book. Because of such words reader is able to understand that this book will certainly not be a dry academic textbook or information guide, how to survive in Japan. A. Kleiva describes this book as an entirety of his personal experiences, thoughts, and stories he was able to collect during his life in Japan. More

Israel and its People: One Country, Many Faces

Authors: Juonytė, Živilė
Published on: 2017
Publisher: Aukso pieva

The book is divided into two parts and the second one is designed to tell the people of Israel, the nationalities of the people who live in the country, and each one is special and describes the distinctions. The author also talks about the army in Israel, and who is choosing a permanent military service, it is still talking about minority populations living in the country. The book will capture the attention of everyone who wants to learn about the state, not only the facts, but also to More

Lead by Soft Power: Communication of Country’s Image and Japan

Authors: Zykas, Aurelijus
Published on: 2017
Publisher: Vitae litera

It seems that Nietzsche was right saying that “All things are enlinked, enlaced and enamoured”. Dr. Aurelijus Zykas, the professor of Vytautas Magnus University and the head of the Centre for Asian Studies during the Vilnius Book Fair 2018 introduced his new monograph Lead by Soft Power: Communication of Country’s Image and Japan. Precisely in this, his already second published book, A. Zykas, while using his own and referring to works and researches of other sociologists, More

Kuran about… belief and peoples relationship

Authors: Račius, Egdūnas
Published on: 2017
Publisher: Mokslo ir enciklopedijų leidybos centras

This book gives a detailed  description of the sections of Kuran, which billions of people in the world are currently interested in. Among them are Lithuanians, who have been becoming more and more relevant to the topic due to migration and other demographic processes. The book is intended for understanding the purpose, structure and language of Kuran. The content of the book is based on two spheres – the field of faith and rituals, and the field of social issues. The More

Palestine: Freedom is Very Beautiful

Authors: Steikūnaitė, Giedrė
Published on: 2017
Publisher: Alma litera

Giedrė Steikūnaitė is a journalist writing about cultural and social aspects of human experience both in English and Lithuanian languages. In Lithuania she co-operates with journals “Moteris”, IQ. Inteligent Life”, news portal “Bernardinai.lt” and other. She was born and raised in the capital of Lithuania. She studied journalism and contemporary history in London University. Author traveled a lot, during which she prepared reportages from Asia, Latin America and Europe. During two- More

Spaces of Imagination: Traditional Chinese Aesthetics and Art

Authors: Andrijauskas, Antanas
Published on: 2016
Publisher: Lietuvos kultūros tyrimų institutas

The book “Spaces of Imagination: Traditional Chinese Aesthetics and Art” which is written by Lithuanian philosopher, cultural historian, art critic, civilization theorist Antanas Andrijauskas aims to introduce a reader to the history, philosophy and problems of Chinese art. Also, it presents the history, the development and the context of Chinese art and aesthetics. In this book much attention is paid to Chinese poetry, calligraphy, landscape painting. The concepts of art, artwork, their More

The Clash Between Chine, India and Russia in Eurasia’s Civilizational Spaces

Authors: Andrijauskas, Konstantinas
Published on: 2016
Publisher: Vilniaus universiteto leidykla

In this book there is complexly described about three Eurasian greatest countries – China’s, India’s and Russia’s – regional level in foreign and inside policy. This book let’s us talk about a geopolitically exclusive strategic triangle which has influence in a two-way mutual relationship and global policy. The order of these three greatest Eurasia’s countries is not random, because China, India and Russia during the researching period of time (In the past sixteen years of 21st More

Anthropology of the History of Religions, Part III. Confucianism, Daoism, Shinto

Published on: 2002
Publisher: Vaga

Loreta Poškaitė – sinologist, orientalist, religious scholar, who has written lots of articles about Asia’s religion, mostly about Daoism. Based on her articles, in the year of 2002 the third volume of “Anthropology of the history of religions” about Confucianism, Daoism and Shintoism was published. Book is divided into three parts. Every part consists of introductory article about one of the religions, the fragments from the original “holy” book, or religion founder thoughts. More

Chinese Wisdom About Happiness, Health and Love

Published on: 2002
Publisher: Algimatas

This book would be handy to anyone because it explicitly explores a millennia of Chinese expertise in finding harmony between the body and the soul, the secret foundations to wellness, happiness and love. It requires to take into account the cycles of time and the provisions of one’s sex life, and most importantly, being in harmony with nature and the universe.

Chinese philosophy does not hide any ideas or abstract truths. Their philosophy is the ability to act duly at any moment, More

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU
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