Min Bahadur Shakya is a scholar of Newar and Tibetan Buddhism. Among his major publications are A Short History of Buddhism in Nepal , 1984. A Introduction to Buddhist Monasteries of Kathmandu Valley , 1986.
He was elected Vice President of World Fellowship of Buddhist Youth WFBY for the years 1984-1988. His major research work on Life and Contribution of Nepalese Princess Bhrikuti Devi is shortly forthcoming. Mr. Shakya was nominated by Venerable Master Hsing Yun, Fokuang Shan , Taiwan as Research Associate in Fokuang Shan Chinese Buddhist Research Academy for the years 1983-1990.
In 1990, he was granted a SAARC Fellowship (Buddhist Studies) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thimpu , Bhutan . Currently he is working as the Chief Editor of Buddhist Himalaya ,a bi-annual journal dealing with Buddhism in the Himalayan regions. He has also contributed more a dozen research papers in reputed foreign journals. Since 1986, he is teaching in Engineering Institute, Pulchowk Campus, Lalitpur. Presently he is the Director, Nagarjuna Institute of Exact Methods.