Acharya Shunya Pratichi Mathur
Bio

Acharya Shunya, Founder , Vedika Global. Inc., is distinguished Vedic Scholar, and living custodian of an eminent Vedic lineage from India, is Founder of Vedika Global, Inc., a non-profit foundation supporting a leading school of Ayurveda and Vedic Medicine in California. As President of California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM), she leads the statewide Ayurveda agenda. As co-Chair of the Ayurveda International Delegates Assembly (IDA), a 40-country consortium, Acharya Shunya promotes Ayurveda globally. Acharya Shunya has received numerous awards, including: by Indian Institute of Medicine (2010), by the Ayurvedic Association of Practitioners of North America (2010), Global Women Power Award (2015). Recently, the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) has announced the Haridas and Bina Chaudhary Award (May 2016) in recognition of Acharya Shunya's pioneering work in field of Ayurveda. Sounds True will publish Acharya Shunya's upcoming book on Ayurveda Lifestyle Medicine in spring 2017.  She teaches year-round and lectures worldwide, including at UCLA, UCSF and Stanford University and at prominent Indian institutes of Ayurveda and Vedic education.

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