Total experience of nearly 32 years (26 years as Teacher Educator) in various positions at Delhi University,Devi Ahilyabai Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth, Varanasi, Dr. S.M. University Lucknow, A.N. Sinha Institute of Social Sciences, Patna and JNU, Delhi. Holds M.Phil. and Ph.D. Degrees in Buddhist studies from Delhi University as well as M.Ed. and M.Phil. (Education) from CIE, Delhi University. Was on Foreign Assignment as ICCR (Indian Chair) Visiting Professor, School of Social Sciences, National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, deputed by the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India; also visited Cambodia and Vietnam. Multilinguist, having different levels of proficiency in 8 languages - Bengali, Chinese, English, Hindi, Maithili, Pali, Sanskrit and Tibetan. Several publications to his credit, including Books and Research Papers. Has supervised several Ph.D., M.Phil. and M.Ed. students to completion of their degrees.