HIMALAYA is a biannual, open access, peer-reviewed journal published by the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies.

Interdisciplinary and trans-regional in scope, HIMALAYA covers all aspects of Himalayan studies, including the humanities and creative arts.

HIMALAYA publishes original research articles, short field reports, book and film reviews, reports on meetings and conferences, alongside literature and photo essays from the region.

Now over 45 years old, HIMALAYA is the continuation of the Himalayan Research Bulletin (1981–2003) and the Nepal Studies Association Newsletter (1972–1980).

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Himalaya 39.1 (Spring 2019)

Released in July 2019, HIMALAYA 39.1 features a special thematic issue, 'Approaching Potent Substances in Medicine and Ritual across Asia', guest co-edited by Barbara Gerke and Jan M. A. van der Valk. In addition to several engaging omnibus perspectives and original research pieces, this issue explores the concept of potency in a range of cosmo-religious, artisanal, and healing traditions found across Asia. All content is fully available online for free to all. Please visit our digital archive to check out the latest issue today!

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