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AWARDS & HONORS

2017

Acharya Shunya's book Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom (Sounds True 2017) was ranked as No. 1 Best seller in Ayurveda Medicine by Amazon.com 

2017

Acharya Shunya's book Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom (Sounds True 2017) was named one of the top 10 books in Alternative Medicine by Health Line.

2016

Received the Haridas and Bina Chaudhary Distinguished Service Award by the California Institute of Integral Studies, CIIS.

2015

Named amongst top 100 Ayurveda and Yoga Trailblazers by Spirituality and Health Magazine

2015

Received Global Women’s Power Award, by Cupertino Council Member, GWP.

2015

Received the Vachaspati Award at Global Ayurveda International Conference.

2011

Received the Mother Padmavati International Ayurveda Award from Indian Institute of Medicine, IIM.

2010

Received the Nalanda Award for Excellence in Ayurvedic Education by Association of Ayurveda Practitioners of North America (AAPNA)

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International Leadership

2007 to present

Vedika Global: School of Living Wisdom of Ayurveda, Yoga, Vedanta, Emeryville, California

Founder and Spiritual Director

2009 to present

Serving as the Advisory Board of Yoga Bharati, promoting evidence based yoga and community wellness, California, USA

2012 to 2017

CAAM: California Association of Ayurveda Medicine

President of Board of Directors of CAAM

2012 to present

Serving on the Council of Advisors (CoA) and Visiting Faculty of Taksha University School of Integrative Medicine, Virginia, USA  

2014 to present

AAPNA: Association of Ayurveda Professionals of North America
Serving as Advisor to the Board of Directors of AAPNA

2016 to present

Serving on the Advisory Board of Meru Institute, promoting Yoga, Ayurveda and Community Ministry of the Centre of Spiritual Enlightenment,  California, USA

2017

Presented views on Ayurveda and Yoga at the Holistic Health Panel organized at the PBD 2017 Conference by Government of India, in Bangalore, presided by Minister of Health, Government of India and Mauritius.

2017

Presented Key Note Lecture on Ayurveda and its Spiritual Roots at Hindu American Foundation Gala, Northern California Chapter, 2017

2017

Invited along with select international delegates to luncheon with Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, to discuss matters at PBD, pertaining to global Ayurveda and Yoga and other matters.

2016

Invited to represent on Ayurveda and Yoga in USA at the PBD Holistic Health panel convened in New Delhi, by Ministry of AUSH and Ministry of Overseas Affairs, Government of India

2016

Invited as Guest of Honor to Xth Global Health Summit organized by AAPI (American Association of Physician of Indian Origins held in Jodhpur, India.

2015

NAMA: National Ayurveda Medical Association
Keynote Speaker at NAMA National Conference

2014

Organized and hosted One Day Regional Ayurveda and Yoga Conference as President of CAAM in association with NAMA at Berkeley, California

2012

Invited to Co-Chair 3rd International Delegates Assembly (IDA), a 60-country consortium, hosted by 5th World Ayurveda Congress in Bhopal, India

2010

WAC: World Ayurveda Congress

Represented Ayurveda in America at the 4th World Ayurveda Congress, Bangalore, India

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Keynote & Featured Presentations

2019

Sedona Yoga Festival, Sedona

2018

Moksha Yoga Festival, Milpitas, CA

2018

Sedona Yoga Festival, Sedona

2018

4-Day Art of Relationships Residential Retreat at 1440 Multiversity, Scotts Valley, CA

2017

Yoga and Ayurveda Health for Body and Mind Conference, Loyola Marymount University

2017

Keynote Address delivered at Hindu American Foundation Annual Gala

2017

Sedona Yoga Festival, Sedona

2017

Ayurveda:  Health for Body and Mind Conference, LMU

2017

California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco

2017

Centre for Spiritual Enlightenment, San Jose

2017

35th Annual AAPI Convention & Scientific Assembly, New Jersey

2016

Kriya Yoga International Congress, San Jose