Spend a week at a Tibetan monastery to learn about Buddhism and inquire deeply into Hinduism, Buddhism, and Shamanism.
Examine issues of health and education, human rights, environment and land use, globalization and poverty.
Focus Of Inquiry
Explore topics of sacred spaces and spirituality, religious practices, examination of development, current events, language and cultural anthropology. See college accredited curriculum for details.
Spend 4-6 weeks in home-stays in Kathmandu or Kalimpong and participate in a short village home-stay in a Himalayan village.
Independent Study Project (ISP)
Mentor with stone carvers and mask makers; Nepali cuisine, dance and vocals, women’s issues, comparative religion, ayurvedic medicine, stone carving and jewelry making.
Learn Nepali language through intensive daily classes and language immersion throughout.
Volunteer to assist village home-stays with farm work and the harvest and learn more about service through visits to NGO's and schools.
Split time between the urban settings, and the rugged mountain landscapes.
Embark on a challenging trek through rugged parts of the Himalayas in remote wilderness areas.