Dr. Nirmala Mani Adhikary is a prominent communication theorist from Nepal, who is known for the Sadharanikaran Model of Communication, the theory of Sancharyoga, and Mimamsa philosophical theorization of communication. He is author/editor of more than three dozen published books. Dozens of research articles and hundreds of popular articles written by him are published in different languages across the world. He is the senior-most faculty of Media Studies in Kathmandu University, Nepal. He is recipient of many fellowships including the Bharata Muni Chair Research Fellowship of MC National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal, India.