David Nichtern – Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck – Ep. 41 – Infinity and Emptiness with Acharya Shunya

Exploring Vedic principles in a modern era, Vedic scholar and Lineage Holder Acharya Shunya joins David Nichtern in a reflection on infinity and emptiness.

Take part in a free online evening of exploration with Acharya Shunya and David Nichtern. Enjoy a presentation by Acharya Shunya titled “Awakening Goddess Saraswati with Mantra, Meditation & Sacred Visioning”, followed by a dialogue between her and David, and will conclude with an open Q&A session: LEARN MORE

“First comes emptiness. Only then, in that emptiness which is potent from divinity and spiritual consciousness, comes the seed. That seed becomes sound and that sound becomes form.” –  Acharya Shunya 

In this episode David and Acharya Shunya explore:
  • The form and formless
  • Hindu Lineages 
  • Enlightenment and Vulnerability
  • Rebirthing the self 
  • Yugas and addressing the era we are born into
  • Diversity and Oneness
  • Spiritual containers and curiosity 
About Acharya Shunya: 

Acharya Shunya is a truth-teller who facilitates authenticity, self-remembrance, and divine feminine pathways to awakening. The first female head of her spiritual lineage that traces its roots to 2,000 years ago in India, Acharya Shunya represents the ancient Vedic tradition of India in a way that is completely authentic, yet as relevant as possible to modern sensibilities and needs. Acharya Shunya is the author of three bestselling books Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom, Sovereign Self and her newest book – Roar Like a Goddess: Every Woman’s Guide to Becoming Unapologetically Powerful, Prosperous, and Peaceful. In this book, Acharya Shunya honors her progressive Vedic roots while breaking the shackles of tradition to bring modern-day women, an inclusive, feminist spirituality.

Find Links to Acharya Shunya’s books and social media HERE
About David Nichtern: 

David Nichtern, founder of Dharma Moon, is a senior Buddhist teacher who has been practicing and teaching meditation for over 40 years. He was one of the initial American students of renowned meditation master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and studied closely with him soon after his arrival in the United States in 1970. He is also a business consultant with companies creating a variety of offerings integrating meditation in a larger health and well-being context. David is also a multiple Grammy-nominated and Emmy award-winning musician.

Listen to more from David: 

David sits down with psychologist and author Daniel Goleman for conversation around the intersection of awareness, creativity and business, in CSM Ep. 1.
Krishna Das joins David for chanting and chatting about transforming negative karmas, the path of surrender, & the connections between Hinduism and Buddhism, in CSM Ep. 13
Anthropologist, Alberto Villolda, PhD, joins David to illuminate ancient shamanic wisdom to heal our modern world through imbibing the natural, intuitive flow of consciousness, nature, and service, in CSM Ep. 18
David speaks with his longtime friend, Jamie Lee Curtis, about her meditation practice, the bhav of creativity, and playing to your strongest suits in life, in CSM Ep. 2
David and Daniel Aitken share a conversation around the creative process and meditation, manifesting our visions, and Trungpa Rinpoche’s Shambhala teachings, in CSM Ep. 19