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My Seven Chakras with Aditya Jaykumar

AYURVEDA: The ancient Science of Self Healing and practical spirituality in the post COVID-19 era

The Yoga Hour with Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian

Thrive: Health and Abundant Well-being

We can experience well-being, vitality, and abiding happiness. Join Yogacharya O’Brian and Acharya Shunya, a world-renowned Vedic scholar and Ayurvedic teacher, as they discuss how the practices of Yoga and Ayurveda can support true health and an awakened consciousness.

The Yoga Hour is a seva project of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment (CSE).


CSE is a meditation center and community in the spiritual tradition of Kriya Yoga, founded and guided by Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian. She was ordained to teach by Roy Eugene Davis, a direct disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda who brought Kriya Yoga to the West. Yogacharya O'Brian is the author of several books on meditation and spiritual practice including The Jewel of Abundance: Finding Prosperity Through the Ancient Wisdom of Yoga and Living the Eternal Way: Spiritual Meaning and Practice in Daily Life.  She has also a poet and has authored several books of poetry, including the award winning The Moon Reminded Me.  Yogacharya O’Brian is a frequent speaker at conferences and retreats both nationally and internationally on the value of meditation for seekers of spiritual truth and the importance of ethical and spiritual awakening to contribute to world peace. 


CSE welcomes people from all backgrounds who are seeking Self- and God-realization—a path to spiritually conscious, fulfilled living. CSE World Headquarters is located in San Jose, California, where worship services, meditation instruction, Kriya Yoga teachings and initiation, hatha yoga classes, youth spiritual education, ministry services and retreats are regularly offered. It is also the home of Meru Institute for Yoga Studies; Lahiri Retreat House; CSE Press; and Tree of Life Welcome Center and Bookshop. Teachings are offered globally through online programs, outreach, and publications.



The Empowered Spirit Show Interview with Terri Heiman

Lifestyle Wisdom For Challenging Times

In this episode, we talk about so many things:

  • Emotional and mental health

  • Milking the cow of darkness

  • Creating a spiritual practice

  • Sunrise ritual

  • Karmic punishment

  • Estrangement from our dharma

  • A greater cosmic reset

  • Plugging into Mother Nature

  • Resetting your energy with simple practices of Ayurveda

  • Acts of kindness

Seasonal Living Mamas with Andrea Claassen

The Nature of Ayurveda


  • What is Ayurveda?

  • How to implement Ayurvedic practices into your daily life

  • A females journey through Ayurveda

  • How to balance anxiety during the COVID-19 times

  • Ayurveda as a preventative wellness system

Dave The Mystic

Sacred Morning Rituals, Consciousness-Enhancing Foods and Lifestyle Wisdom

Elements of Ayurveda with Colette Kent

Ayurvedic Medicine on Environmental Issues & Dharma

Colette asks Acharya Shunya about her recent talk titled: “Thus Spoke the Sages: Ayurvedic Medicine on Environmental Issues and Dharma.”


They discuss the following:

  • How the ancient Ayurvedic texts warn us about our current environmental situation.

  • The four pillars of planetary health.

  • The personal and the collective minds.

  • What role the mental qualities of Sattva, Rajas and Tamas play in affecting our Dharma.

  • How the loss of Dharma affects the natural laws.

  • Tips on developing Sattva to help you connect to your Dharma.

  • Vedika Global’s online program – Alchemy Through Ayurveda.

Innerverse Podcast with Chance Garton

Swimming The Synchronicities of Samsara


  • Introduction to Ayurveda and Vedic teachings

  • How the Vedic wisdom lineage suggests a different history of Earth than Euro-centric history

  • The universe according to the Vedanta, and the pure subjectivity of higher consciousness

  • Simultaneous existence and non-existence, and other paradoxes

  • Realizing we're the Supreme Being while avoiding the God-Complex ego trip

  • The loss of purity of teachings by writing spiritual information as texts instead of an oral transmission

  • Going beyond dogmatic religion and the age of Self-Initiation

  • Astrology and interpreting the physical world as symbolic of your inner self

  • Three layers of reality, self, nature, and society

  • Symbolic similarities between Abrahamic religions and Vedic tradition

  • Ayurvedic medicine and including spirit and consciousness in healing modalities

  • How Shunya was able to overcome a chronic pain condition

  • Take-home applicable advice derived from Ayurveda

Aging GreatFULLy Podcast with Holley Kelley

Timeless Wisdom for Relationships, Love, and Life

My Seven Chakras with Aditya Jaykumar

How To Experience Boundless Joy Using Timeless Vedic Wisdom

Featured questions:

  • How did you first discover the knowledge and wisdom contained in the Vedas?

  • How was your childhood like. Where did you grow up?

  • So your guru was your own grandfather right? So what was it like learning from him. What would an average learning session look like?

  • Now in your upcoming book, you write about the self with a capital S also known as Atma. What exactly is the Atma and how is it different from the soul (or is it the same)?

  • You also write about the concept of stepping into sovereignty, right?  What is your definition of a sovereign life?

  • How are Yoga, Ayurveda and Vedanta – related to one another?

  • You’ve written that sometimes in life buried patterns of emotions and thoughts spring up out of nowhere, as it did in your life too, so talk to us about how and why this happens?

  • How do we get to know our true self…Our true nature? What’s the process like?

  • As you can imagine, we went into great detail on this episode, so stay till the very end!

Aging GreatFULLy Podcast with Holley Kelley

Ayurveda Wisdom: Aging with Grace & Vitality

In this power-hour of enlightenment, you’re certain to gain insight and depth on growing older and experiencing life with more grace and vitality as Acharya Shunya removes the veils of ignorance and awakens us to a deeper truth, and abiding state of peace and contentment.

We’ll learn about ancient secrets from India where longevity has long been admired, as well as discover 5000-year-old Ayurvedic practices for living a long, healthy and vibrant life of meaning, purpose and passion!

To learn more about Acharya Shunya and her book, “Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom: A Complete Prescription to Optimize Your Health, Prevent Disease, and Live with Vitality and Joy,” visit her at www.AcharyaShunya.com.

A perfect show to begin the New Year and new decade as we explore these many life-enhancing philosophies towards greater health and wellness of our mind body and spirit, allowing us all to continue to achieve our goals of Aging GreatFULLy in the spirit of gratitude!

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