Acharya Shunya is a Vedic lineage holder, as well as a teacher of nondual wisdom from the Upanishads and Bhagavad Gita, and of the Vedic sciences of Ayurveda and Yoga. She regularly lectures nationally and internationally on subjects of Vedic spirituality, Yoga and enlightenment. Most notably, Acharya has delivered keynote addresses at UC San Francisco, UCLA and Berkeley, Stanford University, and the California Institute of Integral Studies. She has also spoken at the Sedona Yoga Festival, the International Delegates Assembly (a 60-country consortium), World Ayurveda Congress and the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA).
She is the author of the best-selling Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom, a complete encyclopedia of Ayurvedic practices, recipes, and knowledge — a groundbreaking work in the field of holistic health and traditional yoga. In 2017, Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom was voted among the Top 10 Books in Alternative Medicine by Healthline. It also received critical acclaim in Publisher’s Weekly, Yoga Journal, Thrive Global by Arianna Huffington, Bustle, Spirituality & Health Magazine, Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen, Elephant Journal and over 60 other media outlets. In addition to being featured on NPR, Shunya was interviewed by prominent podcasters Tami Simon, Michael Sandler, and Sarah R. Bagle, among others.