Claim your inner joy and freedom with the empowering wisdom of the Vedas, Upanishads, and Bhagavad Gita.
"A potent elixir for our times...Acharya Shunrya invites everyone to the table of liberation and joy."
"Your mind will be released from all bondages upon realizing the sovereign truth within."
Unshackle your mind and claim your spiritual birthright of freedom, wholeness, and joy through the perennial wisdom of ancient yoga.
There's a reason that the Vedas, a 5,000-year-old collection of celebrated verses from ancient India, have given rise to several world religions and influenced Western thinkers from Emerson to Ram Dass--they provide us with a uniquely accessible and effective path to liberation and sovereignty.
With Sovereign Self, Acharya Shunya shares a groundbreaking guide to the wisdom of these classic texts so that each of us may emancipate ourselves from restrictive belief systems and discover our true nature--that which is always whole, joyful, and free.
As the first female lineage holder in a 2,000-year-old line of spiritual teachers, Shunya provides a rare opportunity to receive these authentic teachings from a genuine Vedic master--one with a distinctly down-to-earth, feminine flavor who never lets us forget that our humanity is to be embodied and enjoyed.
Throughout Sovereign Self, Shunya adeptly guides us through the core concepts and practices of the Vedas, demystifying and contextualizing sacred concepts for modern life. In this masterful guide, you'll explore:
~Beginning the journey to radical self-acceptance--recognize your innate worth and wholeness
~How we create our own prisons of shame, compulsion, blame, and obsession--and how you can begin to break free
~Learning to embody personal autonomy in your life and relationships
~Clear advice from a Vedic master for avoiding countless obstacles on the path to liberation--from spiritual bypassing to the true meaning of guru
~Original meditations and contemplative practices taken directly from Shunya's 2000-year-old lineage
~How to wake up from being a "sleepwalker" and find authentic freedom, everlasting joy, and unshakable sovereignty
Filled with hidden insights and engaging guidance, Sovereign Self will help you awaken and recognize your potential to be joyful, resourceful, abundant, limitlessly expansive, and sovereign.
Acharya Shunya is an internationally renowned and award-winning spiritual teacher dedicated to improving health and elevating consciousness worldwide. A scholar of nondual wisdom (Advaita) and a classically-trained master of Yoga and Ayurveda, she is the first female head of her 2,000-year-old Indian Vedic spiritual lineage. A resident of Northern California, she is president of The Awakened Self Foundation and founder of the spiritual and philanthropic nonprofit Vedika Global. She is author of Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom.