Professor B.B. Chaubey, recipient of Certificates of Honour from the President of India, is an eminent Sanskritist and an authority on Vedic language, literature and culture. He was Professor-Director of Vishveshvaranand Vishva Bandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies, Panjab University, Hoshiarpur. He has been elected several times as the Sectional President of the All India Oriental Conference for Vedic Section; Religion and Philosophical Section; South-East Asian Studies; Technical Sciences and Fine Arts; and the Manuscriptology Sections (twice).
Professor Chaubey has received several state and national level honours and awards including the Himotkarsh Parishad’s ‘National Integration Award’ in 2000 and the ‘President’s Award’ in 2004. He has also been honoured with ‘Shastra-Vidvanmani-Sammana’ by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams and ‘Shiromani Sanskrit Sahityakara Puruskara’ by the Language Department of the Government of Punjab. Recently he has been conferred the title of ‘Professor Emeritus’ by the Panjab University. He has edited and authored more than 30 books related to Vedic literature which include critical editions of the Bhashikasutra with the commentary of Mahasvamin and Anantabhatta; Ashvalayana Shrautasutra with the Vadhula Anvakhyanacommentary of Devatrata; Vadhula-Shrautasutra; ; Vadhulagrhyagamavrtti-rahasyam of Narayana Mishra; and many other texts belonging to the Vadhula tradition for the first time.