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Himalaya vs. Typical Online Courses

Who's teaching?

Lesson length


Monthly Membership


World-class Experts

5-10 minutes

Listen anywhere, anytime

Less than $6

The Competition


30 - 60 minutes

Trapped in front of a screen

$20 or more

Why Himalaya?

Only the best

Only the best

We only work with instructors who have world-class credentials. In other words, they know what they're talking about.

Short Lessons

Short Lessons

Lessons are edited and organized to help you make tangible progress, no matter how much (or how little) time you have.

Ultimate Flexibility

Ultimate Flexibility

Audio-first design means you can listen while you're jogging, doing the laundry, or waiting for your next Zoom call.

Straight to your ears from the world’s greatest minds

Boost your practical knowledge to conquer personal and professional milestones

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Himalaya Learning Membership

  • Ad-free listening

  • 100+ Expert-Led Courses

    Immediate access to our full, extensive library of audio courses, and new additions as they become available

  • Community

    Unlock an exclusive network of like-minded, intellectually curious people just like you

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People love Himalaya
  • "It has been really useful to have something interesting to listen to. I love learning new skills and improving myself. I drive a lot and like to make good use of my time."

    - Karina O.
  • "Oh my God. It's amazing. It has so many platforms. Just the other day. I was listening to Bill Gates and Rashida Jones. For me, it's been like a classroom, so I absolutely love it."

    - Sharon M., Educator
  • "Instead of using an internet search engine to learn about new topics or ideas. I go straight to my Himalaya app. There's an abundance of relevant free information there."

    - Tracy D., Respiratory Therapist
  • "I enjoyed the mindfulness for everyday life series with Noah Rashetta. It discusses how secular Buddhism concepts can help individuals grow and live their best life."

    - Megan W.
  • "I trust the quality of the courses compared to podcasts around the same topics. When I find a course I want to listen to, I have no concerns that the quality is top-notch."

    - Cong W.
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Got questions? We've got the answers

  • What is Himalaya Learning?
    Himalaya Learning is an audio-first educational platform featuring courses taught by world-class experts and industry leaders. With concise, insightful audio lessons, our platform transforms commutes and chore time into a valuable opportunity to learn how to get ahead in your career, personal life, and more. Every month, we publish brand new courses, so there’s always something new to learn. With Himalaya Learning, you can gain the knowledge you need to reach your full potential.
  • Is there a free version that I can try out?
    By default, you’ll have 7 days after signing up before you are charged. You may also be given some promo codes with a longer free trial period. During the free trial period (7 days or longer), you will have full access to all paid content in Himalaya Learning.
  • How can I redeem a promo code?
    You can edit your promo code on the checkout page. Go to https://www.himalaya.com/premium/us and select "Start 7-day free trial". You need to register your account or log in to your account before you go to the checkout page. Click “Have a promo code to apply?” and replace the default promo code with the code you have.
  • Why do you need my credit card?
    In order to verify your identity, we require credit card validation upfront. We'll never charge your card until the free trial period is over. And unless you'd like to cancel, no further action will be needed on your part to begin recurring monthly payments as an official Himalaya listener! If you ever have any questions about payments or charges, please don’t hesitate to contact us at support@himalaya.com. We’ll help you solve your problem as fast as we can.
  • How do I cancel my free trial?
    1. On desktop: Go to https://www.himalaya.com; click your username on the upper right corner, and select “Membership” from the drop-down list; Click your active membership, then click on "Next Billing Date >" and "Cancel Subscription" 2. On Android mobile: In the app, go to "account" and choose the “member details” page, then choose to unsubscribe; 3. On iOS mobile: If you initially subscribe on the web, you cannot cancel it on the iOS mobile app. You need to follow the instructions for cancellation on desktop; if you subscribe via the iOS mobile, you can also turn off the automatic renewal via the iTunes/Apple ID settings.


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