Charis welcomes Acharya Shunya in conversation with Tracee Stanley for a discussion of Roar Like A Goddess: Every Woman’s Guide to Becoming Unapologetically Powerful, Prosperous, and Peaceful. A rallying cry for women everywhere to break free from the shackles of patriarchy and awaken their true nature, brought to life through India’s primary goddess archetypes. This event is co-sponsored by Raksha, Inc. Raksha's mission is to promote a stronger and healthier South Asian community through confidential support services, education, and advocacy. Raksha works towards healing, empowerment, and justice for survivors of violence.
Within you is a wellspring of strength and resilience, the ability to create and enjoy abundance, and an expansive sense of inner freedom and divinity. Yet after centuries of living in patriarchal societies, many women don’t realize how powerful they are—or how much they’ve been enculturated to keep their true nature hidden.
In Roar Like a Goddess, trailblazing Vedic spiritual teacher Acharya Shunya empowers women everywhere to step into their divine immensity and lead powerful, abundant, and wise lives through her revolutionary revisioning of ancient India’s primary goddess archetypes:
• Part 1 features the Goddess Durga—A role model who vanquishes internalized oppression, Durga teaches you how to take back your full feminine power.
• Part 2 introduces the Goddess Lakshmi—Known for her beauty and generous spirit, Lakshmi guides you to cultivate unshakable inner contentment and soul-aligned abundance.
• Part 3 celebrates the Goddess Saraswati—The ultimate teacher of our deepest journey to Self, Saraswati illuminates the gifts of wisdom, peace, and inner freedom.
Throughout Roar Like a Goddess, Shunya honors her progressive Vedic roots while breaking the shackles of tradition to bring modern-day women an inclusive, feminist spirituality. Sharing classic myths, original insights, and empowering practices, Shunya offers a profound process for awakening the many faces of goddess within. “It is time for all women to come out of the closet and roar with all their spiritual power,” she writes, “because that is our true sound.”
Acharya Shunya is a truth-teller who facilitates authenticity, self-remembrance and divine feminine pathways to awakening within. The first female head of her 2,000-year-old Indian spiritual lineage, Shunya reinterprets and re-contextualizes ancient teachings for modern times, empowering people everywhere to lead fearless, fulfilled and enlightened lives. She is the host of the popular "Shadow to Self” podcast and is president of the Awakened Self Foundation and founder of Vedika Global, Inc. in California. She is also the author of the bestselling books Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom and Sovereign Self. She lives in Northern California. https://www.acharyashunya.com/about-us
Tracee Stanley is the bestselling author of Radiant Rest and Empowered Life Self-Inquiry Oracle. A spiritual teacher for over two decades, Tracee weaves a sacred alchemy of Yoga Nidra, self-inquiry, meditation, ancestor reverence, Tantra, and devotion to create spaciousness for clarity, inner wisdom, and the innate luminosity that is the source of our true power. Tracee is currently writing her second book for Shambhala Publications which will be released in 2023.
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A rallying cry for women everywhere to break free from the shackles of patriarchy and awaken their true nature, brought to life through India’s primary goddess archetypes
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