A few of the honours that have been conferred upon him are:
Next Step Foundation Award conferred by Foundation of U.K., House of Commons for outstanding contribution to judiciary.
Honorary doctorate awarded by (i) Mangalore University, on Feb 16, 2009; (ii) Russian Academy; and (iii) NALSAR, Hyderabad.
Moortidevi Award, 2010 of BharatiyaJnanpith Trust for his "outstanding work" Shri Ramayana Mahanveshanam.
Second Father KamilBulke Ramayana International Award, 2007.
AmeenSadbhavana Award, 2000.
DevarajUrs Prashasthi, 2001.
Dr. B.R Ambedkar Award, 2002.