Shakya is a forester by academic qualification. He served as a wildlife officer and pioneered in establishing the first National Park in Nepal. He wrote his first book, Soch - A Thought. After Soch, he wrote a series of books namely, Khoj - Search, Ma Sakchu - I Can Do and Moj - Pleasure and Satisfaction. This book explains that thought can be base of life but only thought can't solve the problem but it needs quest.