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J. Biliūnas Grave - "The Light of Happiness"

Jonas Biliūnas died in 1907, in Zakopane, at the foot of Tatra mountains (present Poland). In 1953, the remains of J. Biliūnas were reburied on the hill of Liudiškiai. In 1958, a 14 metres high monument designed by the architect Vytautas Gabriūnas from tooled boulders was erected on the grave. In the story "Laimės žiburys" ("The Light of Happiness"), the author tells about a radiant miraculous inscription on the top of a steep hill: the one who will climb the hill and touch the incsription will make all the people happy but turn into boulder himself.

Last updated: 16-04-2021