Sadharanikaran Model of Communication, Sahridayata and Sancharyoga: Selected Bibliography

Selected Bibliography on Sadharanikaran Model of Communication, Sahridayata and Sancharyoga (to be updated) Acharya, A. (2012). The sadharanikaran model and the ritual model of communication: A comparative study. A paper presented at the Young Researchers’ Conference organized by Martin Chautari, 2012 January 2-3, Kathmandu. Adhikari, N.M., & Shukla, A.K. (2013). […]


Discoursing Communication from the Perspective of Mainstream Hindu Philosophy

Originally published as: Adhikari, N.M., & Shukla, A.K. (2013). Discoursing communication from the perspective of mainstream hindu philosophy. Dev Sanskriti: Interdisciplinary International Journal, 2, 51-56. Abstract This article presents an appraisal of the discourses on communication from the perspective of maninstream Hindu philosophy. Communication theory has been witnessing a paradigm […]


Communication Theory and Classical Sanskrit Texts

Originally published as: Adhikary, N.M. (2013). Communication theory and classical Sanskrit texts. Rural Aurora, 2, 112-125. Abstract This article presents an appraisal on such attempts that have not only explored the relevance of ancient Sanskrit texts to the discipline of communication, but also enriched it with new insights. Communication theory […]


Indigenous Theorization of Communication: The Sadharanikaran Model of Communication

Originally published as: Adhikary, Nirmala Mani. (2012). Indigenous theorization of communication. Rural Aurora, 1, 172-181. Abstract The paper presents an account of the sadharanikaran model of communication as an example of indigenous theorization. It also observes the advancement of communication towards multicultural, multidisciplinary, multi-paradigmatic discipline. In addition, it presents brief […]


Theorizing Communication: A Model from Hinduism

In the print version, this article is published as: Adhikary, N.M. (2011). Theorizing communication: A model from Hinduism. In Y.B. Dura (Ed.), MBM anthology of communication studies (pp. 1-22). Kathmandu: Madan Bhandari Memorial College. This article is primarily based on a paper that I presented at the first Media Research […]


Evolution of the Sadharanikaran Model of Communication (SMC)

The Sadharanikaran Model of Communication (SMC), constructed and developed by Dr. Nirmala Mani Adhikary, is based on the insights from two classical Sanskrit texts – Natyashastra of Bharata Muni and Vakyapadiya of Bhartrihari. Of them, SMC largely owes to Natyashastra. (1) Bharata Muni authored Natyashasra. Rasa Sutra in Natyashastra is […]


Fundamentals of sadharanikaran model of communication

Sadharanikaran model of communication (SMC) is constructed and developed by Dr. Nirmala Mani Adhikary. Sadharanikaran model of communication (SMC) is a representation of communication process from Hindu perspective. It is systematic description in diagrammatic form of a process of attaining mutual understanding, commonness or oneness among people. It illustrates how […]