Acharya Shunya is a master teacher of Advaita Vedanta, the non-dual mystical teachings from India, which are the crowning philosophy of the Vedic tradition, one the most ancient surviving spiritual traditions on the planet today.She is founder of Vedika Global, a wisdom and international spiritual community, which has its world headquarters in Northern California. At Vedika Global, Acharya Shunya teaches the profound awakening teachings of the enlightened sages of ancient India, including the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, and Brahma Sutras.
A rarity today, Acharya Shunya was born into the home of her Guru, and grew up studying the Vedas. She spent 14 years perfecting her learning under her Guru, Acharya Ayodhya Nath – a renowned Vedic Guru of his time, who was the disciple of his Guru (his father) Acharya Paramatman Shanti Prakash, another renowned master of his time. Under her ancestors’ direction, the lineage reached great heights and undertook memorable Vedic scholastic and humanitarian activities. The title “Acharya” means spiritual preceptor, master, or Guru in the Vedic tradition.
Through her teachings, Acharya Shunya touches hearts and awakens seekers from the dream of a separate, powerless, and joyless existence. She extends the invitation to awaken to consciousness and health. Acharya Shunya has received prestigious awards in the United States and India, including the Award for Distinguished Service in Vedic Sciences from the California Institute of Integral Studies, and being named amongst the top 100 Ayurveda and Yoga Trailblazers in the U.S. by Spirituality & Health Magazine. She has also received an Award of Excellence in Education by the Association of Ayurveda Professionals of North America.Acharya Shunya is the author of the bestselling book, Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom(Sounds True, 2017), highlighting the Vedic path of mind, body, soul health and healing, which has been licensed to be translated and printed in six different languages and countries.
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