Awards & Honors


  1. Padma Shri by the President of India in fields of Education and Literature
    Announced on 26.01.2009 (Republic Day of India)
    Awarded on 31.03.2009 (Padma Awards Ceremony 2009).

  2. On 21st May, 2016 during the International Buddha Poornima Diwas Celebration 2016, he had been awarded Vesak Samman by the Government of India in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the preservation, development and promotion of Indian philosophy, arts and culture within and outside India, as well as his lifelong services towards dissemination of Buddhist studies and establishment of academic institutions


  1. Honoured by Sampurnand Sanskrit Uinversity, Varanasi, for the contribution to Buddhist and Sanskrit Studies in 2009.
  2. Senior Fellow of Mind and Life Institute, an internationally reputed institute of contemplative science and the patronage of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, head quaterred in USA and Branch offices in Europe and Asia.
  3. Fellow of The Indian Academy of Yoga elected in recognition and appreciation for the outstanding contribution towards the Academic Advancement of Yoga. Elected in theYear 2013.
  4. The president of India nominee to the Court of Banaras Hindu University.
  5. Awarded with Honorary Doctor's degree by the Scientific Council of the Institute of Mongolian, Buddhist and Tibetan Studies of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Republic of Buryat, Russian Federation in recognition of significant contribution to the development of history and culture of Buddhism in Central Asia on May 6, 2014