Acharya Shunya is an internationally renowned spiritual teacher, author and scholar of Advaita (nondual wisdom), classically-trained master of Yoga and Ayurveda and leader of the divine feminine path to soul ascendance. As the first female lineage-holder in her ancient Vedic tradition that traces its roots to 2000 years ago in India, Acharya Shunya has dedicated her life to dissemination of Vedic knowledge that enables all humans to attain their full potential as healthy, authentic, powerful and awakened beings. Known for her unique and revolutionary perspectives and art of sacred storytelling that has enlightened tens of thousands of students worldwide, Acharya Shunya expertly and eloquently demonstrates how spiritual knowledge, sacred practices, and dharma study can inform modern empowerment, and lead to a life of feminine development and self-actualization. She is the author of two international bestsellers, Sovereign Self , a groundbreaking guide to the wisdom of Vedas, Upanishads and Bhagavad Gita & Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom, translated in several languages and voted amongst top ten books in alternative medicine in 2017. In her newest book, Roar Like a Goddess: Every Woman's Guide to Becoming Unapologetically Powerful, Prosperous, and Peaceful, Acharya Shunya honors her progressive Vedic roots while breaking the shackles of tradition to bring modern-day women, an inclusive, feminist spirituality. She is the Spiritual Preceptor of The Awakened Self Foundation and Founder and President of the spiritual and philanthropic 501 (c) 3 not for profit Vedika Global, with its international headquarters in Northern California. Acharya Shunya offers satsang, online courses and retreats and her unique gift to humanity as a teacher is her deeply personal understanding of the ancient Vedic traditions of spiritual knowledge and their classic scriptures. She expertly demystifies and adapts these into contemporary language, and crafts meaningful practices for Western seekers, providing a rare opportunity to receive authentic teachings from a genuine Vedic master—one with a distinctly down-to-earth feminine flavor who never lets us forget that our humanity, irrespective of our religious beliefs, gender and sexual preference, is to be embodied, awakened and actualized.