Exam Week!

Hello everyone! I can’t believe it but this is my last week of the semester at Kansai Gaidai. I have had such a wonderful experience this semester and met a lot of wonderful people. This upcoming Saturday the study abroad students will be participating in a graduation ceremony. I will make sure to take a [...]

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 [...]