He wrote in Nepali, Nepal Bhasa and English. He was educated in Sanskrit. Mishra has written more than two dozen books including scholarly works on art, culture and sculpture.
His Gajiguluya Mhagasay Pashupatinath (गजिगुलुया म्हगसय् पशुपतिनाथ, "Pashupatinath in the Dreams of a Marijuana Smoker"), published in 1975, is one of his most loved works in Nepal Bhasa.
The first edition was confiscated by the Panchayat regime. He has been honored with the title of Khyali Ratna ("Jewel among Humorists") by Khyaligulu Guthi, an association of humorists.