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Modern Mystic, Visionary Author, Roaring Teacher
Acharya Shunya is a truth-teller who facilitates authenticity, self-remembrance, and divine feminine pathways to awakening within. The first female head of her ancient spiritual lineage from India, Acharya Shunya distills the most ancient of the Nondual-Vedic-Yogic-Ayurveda teachings to their luminous essence. The result is a potent elixir for our times. With a special gift for embodied feminine knowing, Acharya Shunya dissolves the obstacles that have prevented free access to these treasures and invites everyone to the table of liberation, health and joy. Shunya reinterprets and re-contextualizes ancient teachings and divine feminine wisdom for modern times, empowering people everywhere to lead fearless, fulfilled and enlightened lives.
A Feminine Flagbearer
The first female leader of her 2000- year old vedic lineage from India, Acharya Shunya is known for her unique and revolutionary perspectives, recontextualizing of ancient wisdom and retelling of Hindu goddess mythology that have enlightened tens of thousands of students worldwide, Acharya Shunya does not hesitate to address issues like patriarchy, sexism, racism, religious bigotry, urban alienation, estrangement from soul, emotional suppression and numbing and other suffering arising patterns.
Awakened Self Foundation
The Awakened Self Foundation, headquartered in northern California, is a learning, empowering and awakening platform, by Acharya Shunya. The Foundation forwards timeless Vedic teachings that enable all humans to attain their full potential as healthy, authentic and awakened beings. Teachings are disseminated via online and onsite classes, workshops, retreats, live streams and a vibrant community of seekers worldwide, encouraged to ponder the deeper knowledge and live it every day.
The Vedic Way
The Vedic Way is an ongoing membership community learning platform to dessiminate paradigm shifting teachings from Acharya Shunya to awaken to a whole new level of wellbeing, joy and authenticity. This wisdom springs from the heart of Acharya Shunya’s own lineage and that of the ancient, but still wonderfully alive Vedic tradition from India, encompassing the disciplines of Ayurveda, Yoga and Advaita.The Vedic Way is a bridge between ancient wisdom and issues faced by modern humans, today. It is an incubator, birthing beautiful possibilities to learn, embody and awaken in the body, mind and soul.
Three Times Bestselling Author
Three times bestselling author, Acharya Shunya is a prolific writer who is not afraid to speak truth to power. With depth of wisdom combined with useful practical advice, Acharya Shunya is considered a living master, a rare spiritual guide in the world today— authentically wise and awakened— whose books embody the wisdom, techniques, and secrets of a tradition developed over centuries yet delivered from the deepest heart and spirit, for modern readers.