On Weekends, Preserving a Culture

December 23, 2010

Author: Sarah Corrigan

Source: The Boston Globe


Every Sunday, Nichanan Agrasuta, 17, of Framingham, drives 45 minutes to Raynham to spend two hours tutoring patrons of the Wat Nawamintararachutis Thai Buddhist temple in both English language and Thai culture studies. Like many other volunteers, Agrasuta finds value in helping others, but what she receives in return goes deeper than just personal satisfaction.

See also: Buddhism, Civic, Youth, Boston