Prof Sibesh Bhattacharya, former head of the department of ancient history, culture and archaeology, Allahabad University.
Tripathi has devoted his entire life to study rare and unknown facets of Buddhist literature. He was the dean at Sampoornand University for three decades. He also translated the original Buddhist granth from Bhot language to Sanskrit. He has studied both Pali and Sanskrit.
His book Boudh Darshan Prasthaan is a work in Hindi explaining Buddhist philosophy. He has extensively used Tibetan sources in the compilation of this book, the foundation further stated.