Attending a Buddhist Hoji (Funeral Service for the Deceased)

Hello everyone, I hope you are enjoying the start of your summer vacation! I had a unique opportunity to experience a Buddhist Service know as Hoji, for the thirteenth year after my homestay mother’s husband’s death. After researching what a Hoji is, I discovered that they can be held every year after the death or [...]

Espana – dejando en ocho dias (8 days until Spain!)

Hi, my name is Indira Ranaweera. I just finished my second year at USF as a Biomedical Science major and Psychology minor in the 7-Year Medical Program. I will be studying abroad in Salamanca, Spain this summer through the University of Connecticut’s Neuroscience program. In Salamanca, I will be taking a Spanish course (we will [...]