The Association


The NEPAL SHAMAN Association is a free, non-partisan and apolitical free association, which aims to

  • spread the culture and traditions of the Himalayan and South East Asian areas, expand knowledge of culture, traditions and architecture, religions in those areas, through contacts between people, institutions and associations;
  • broaden the educational horizons of educators, teachers and social workers, in the holistic field so that they can transmit knowledge and experience as a good for the person and a social value
  • to propose itself as a place of encounter and aggregation in the name of cultural interests fulfilling the social function of human maturation and growth.

The NEPAL SHAMAN association promotes various activities, in particular:

  • cultural activities: conferences, conferences, debates, seminars, film and document screenings, concerts
  • training activities: theoretical/practical training courses for operators
  • editorial activity: publication of proceedings of conferences, seminars, as well as studies and research carried out.




Bhola Nath Banstola

He graduated in cultural anthropology and spent many years with shamans in the Himalayan area (Nepal, India, Bhutan, Tibet), adapting shamanic techniques that allow him to be a "bridge" between ancient shamanic culture and modern vision.
He participates in international conferences, gives lectures and courses in Italy, the United States, Nepal.
Founding president of the Nepal Shaman Association.
Member of the Society for Shamanic Practice.
Nepalese Himalayan shamanism world teacher.
Oragnizer and escort of special groups in Nepal and the Himalayas.
Facilitator, teacher and organizer of special shamanic trips and pilgrimages to Nepal-Himalayas.
Participates and promotes international and regional conferences and seminars on shamanism.

Mariarosa Genitrini

She is a teacher and scholar of Oriental culture and traditions. For more than 30 years he frequented the Himalayan area for research on the shamanic tradition. Her experience allows her to be a valid link between Western and Eastern cultures.
She and her husband Bhola teach shamanism classes and attend international conferences.
He writes articles on shamanism.
Together they accompany the groups by providing their knowledge to ensure that the journey is a time of encounter with different cultures.