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When I leave Japan, What I will miss the most.

For those who know about the geography of the U.S., Japan in its entirety is roughly the size of Montana as far as square miles goes. This means a number of different things considering when many people think about Japan, … Continue reading

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Living in a monastery for three days (part 1)

Since coming to Japan I have been perpetually surrounded by Buddhist temples and have taken an interest in diving more into it and learning about it. Classes went on a week vacation and I was giving the opportunity to spend … Continue reading

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Finally feels like a campus

Since starting college, I encountered the fact that Japan runs on a different system of semesters than the U.S. Conveniently though, Nanzan has a program that works with American college systems. However, the rest of the college is still on … Continue reading

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Photo’s; beautiful and weird Japan

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Interview with an American monk in Japan.

Gesshin (Claire) Greenwood, is a 28-year-old, Soto Zen Buddhist nun practicing in Japan. After nearly four years living a monastic life in Japan, Greenwood finally decided to study the Japanese language at Nanzan University. Greenwood’s journey has taken her from … Continue reading

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