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Bibliography for seldom studied and endangered South Asian Languages

Buddhist Digital Resource Center

Digital Himalaya

A project to develop digital collection, storage and distribution strategies for multimedia anthropological information from the Himalayan region.​

Forum for Language Initiatives

The Forum for Language Initiatives is a training and resource center working to enable language communities of northern Pakistan to preserve and promote their mother tongues.

HIMALAYA - The Journal of the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies

● Himalayan Art Resources

● Himalayan Languages Project

International Association for Tibetan Studies

International Institute for Asian Studies

International Seminar of Young Tibetologists

​● Ladakh Archaeology

This site provides access to the largest database on the heritage of Ladakh. It currently hosts 160,000+ images covering 1900+ monuments/sites/heritage entries.

​● Languages on the Tibetan and Himalayan Plateau

​● Latse


Living Tongues For Endangered Languages

The mission of the Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages is to promote the documentation, maintenance, preservation, and revitalization of endangered languages worldwide through linguist-aided, community-driven multi-media language documentation projects.​

Mountain Voices

This website presents interviews with people who live in Nepal. Their testimonies offer a personal perspective on change and development. This link is part of a project initiated by the Panos Oral Testimony Programme: it offers more than 300 interviews with people who live in mountain and highland regions round the world. 




● Project of Shina

The project aims to comprehensively describe the Shina language of Kohistan District in northern Pakistan.

Resources for Kanjur and Tanjur Studies 

Société francaise d'études du monde tibétain 

​● The International Dunhuang Project: The Silk Road Online

● The Tharu Page

The Tharu are a culturally and linguistically diverse ethnic category who live along the Indo-Nepal border, in the region known as the Tarai. There are almost 1.2 million Tharu in Nepal, and smaller numbers live in the adjacent areas of India, mostly in Champaran district of Bihar and in Naini Tal district of Uttar Pradesh. The Naini Tal district in India and the Jhapa district in Nepal are, respectively, the westernmost and easternmost areas of Tharu habitation. The page is a guide to online materials on Tharu society and culture on the web, and is constantly being updated.

● The Tibet Album - British photography in Central Tibet 1920-1950

● The Treasury of Lives 

Tibetan Manuscript Project Vienna 

● Translating the Words of the Buddha 

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