DEEPAK CHOPRA

DEEPAK CHOPRA

DEEPAK CHOPRA

Contents

  • About
  • Childhood
  • Education
  • A Prolific Writer
  • An Orate and a Public Figure
  • Critical Acclaim
  • Published works
  • Music CDs/audio books
  • Videos
  • Institutions
  • Message

About

Deepak Chopra is a world leader in the field of mind-body medicine. His groundbreaking wellness and healing techniques have helped people focus on spiritual and social wellness along with the conventional physical-mental-emotional cycle of health.

Childhood

Born on October 22, 1946, Deepak Chopra is an American physician, author and orator. Dr. Chopra is a new age spiritual healer whose alternative healing practices are based on spirituality, mind-body medicine and Ayurveda. Chopra started off his professional life as an endocrinologist and later went on to become one of the most acclaimed alternative healing practitioners of the 21st Century. Before starting his career in alternative healing, Chopra worked as an assistant to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

After his training under the Yogi, Chopra began writing books on subjects like New Age Spirituality and Alternative medicines. His self-help approach of healing earned him several public and celebrity followers, including the great singer-dancer Michael Jackson with whom his bond continued for over 20 long years. Today, Dr. Chopra runs an independent medical centre which specializes in the mind-body medicines.

 

Education

Chopra acquired his primary education at St. Columbia’s School in New Delhi. After gaining a medical degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Chopra joined Muhlenberg Hospital in Plainfield, New Jersey and worked there as an intern. Chopra had a clear vision portrayed before him and he subsequently joined a number of residencies and fellowship programs at Boston University’s affiliated medical centers. Dr. Chopra was one of the core members at Boston Regional Medical Center before establishing the Chopra Center.

In the year 1973 he cleared the license for practicing medicine at Massachusetts after which, in the year 2004, he also earned his California Medical license.

A Prolific Writer

Deepak Chopra is a prolific writer and has penned over sixty-four books out of which nineteen are New York Times bestsellers.

His books Peace Is the Way won the prestigious Religions and Spirituality Quill Award in 2005, while the other book The Book of Secrets was honored Nautilus Book Awards in the year 2005.

In his most recent book, the New York Times bestseller, War of the Worldviews: Science vs. Spirituality (co-written by physicist Leonard Mlodinow), Dr. Chopra has linked the concept of Science and Religion in a complete constructive mode rather than a conservative polarized manner.

An Orator and a Public Figure

As a columnist of the San Francisco Chronicle and Washington Post, Deepak Chopra has earned a huge fan following who reads and adheres to his principles of living a healthy and blissful life. Dr. Chopra also contributes on a regular basis to the Intent.com, the Huffington Post and CNN.com. He is also a popular anchor and runs his own popular Deepak Chopra Radio show on the Blog Talk Radio.

Deepak Chopra’s popularity as an international orator had brought him many honorariums. Dr. Chopra is an active participant as a lecturer at the Update in Internal Medicine where he gives lectures regularly. The event is sponsored by Harvard Medical School’s Department of Continuing Education and the Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Dr. Chopra holds prestigious positions in the following institutes –

–      a fellow of the American College of Physicians,

–      a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists,

–      an adjunct professor of executive programs at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University,

–      a distinguished scholar at Columbia University, and a senior scientist with the Gallup Organization.

Critical Acclaim

Time Magazine – “the poet-prophet of alternative medicine”

Entertainment Weekly – “Hollywood’s man of the moment, one of publishing’s best-selling and most prolific self-help authors”

Toastmaster International – Recognized him as one of the five top outstanding orators in the world.

Deepak Chopra’s mission – “bridging the technological miracles of the west with the wisdom of the east”

Published works

·         1987 Creating Health

·         1988 Return of the Rishi

·         1989 Quantum Healing: Exploring the Frontiers of Mind/Body Medicine

·         1991 Unconditional Life: Mastering the Forces That Shape Personal Reality

·         1991 Perfect Health: The Complete Mind/Body Guide

·         1993 Ageless Body, Timeless Mind : The Quantum Alternative to Growing Old

·         1993 Creating Affluence: Wealth Consciousness in the Field of All Possibilities

·         1994 The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfilment of Your Dreams

·         1995 The Way of the Wizard: Twenty Spiritual Lessons in Creating the Life You Want

·         1995 The Return of Merlin

·         1995 Journey into Healing

·         1995 The Path to Love: Spiritual Strategies for Healing

·         1996 Perfect Weight

·         1996 Restful Sleep

·         1996 Raid on the Inarticulate

·         1997 The Path to Love: Renewing the Power of Spirit in Your Life

·         1997 The Seven Spiritual Laws for Parents: Guiding Your Children to Success and Fulfillment

·         1997 Perfect Digestion

·         1998 Overcoming Addictions

·         1998 The Love Poems of Rumi

·         1998 Healing the Heart

·         1999 Everyday Immortality: A Concise Course in Spiritual Transformation

·         1999 On the Shores of Eternity: Poems from Tagore on Immortality and Beyond

·         1999 A Deepak Chopra Companion

·         1999 Daughters of Joy

·         1999 Lords of Light: A Novel

·         2000 The Angel is Near: A Novel

·         2000 How to Know God : The Soul’s Journey into the Mystery of Mysteries

·         2001 The Deeper Wound: Recovering the Soul from Fear and Suffering, 100 Days of Healing

·         2001 Grow Younger, Live Longer: 10 Steps to Reverse Aging

·         2001 The Soul in Love: Classic Poems of Ecstasy and Exaltation

·         2002 Manifesting Good Luck Cards: Growth and Enlightenment

·         2003 Golf for Enlightenment: The Seven Lessons for the Game of Life

·         2003 The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire: Harnessing the Infinite Power of Coincidence

·         2003 Synchrodestiny: Harnessing the Infinite Power of Coincidence to Create Miracles

·         2003 Manifesting Good Luck: Love and Relationships, 50 Card Deck

·         2003 The Chopra Center Cookbook

·         2004 The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life

·         2004 Fire in the Heart: A Spiritual Guide for Teens

·         2005 Peace Is the Way : Bringing War and Violence to an End

·         2005 The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga: A Practical Guide to Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit

·         2005 Magical Beginnings Enchanted lives: A Holistic Guide to Pregnancy

·         2005 Teens Ask Deepak

·         2006 Ask The Kabala: Oracle Cards/Kabala Guidebook

·         2006 Power Freedom and Grace: Living from the Source of Lasting Happiness

·         2006 Life After Death: The Burden of Proof

·         2006 Kama Sutra: Including the Seven Spiritual Laws of Love

·         2007 Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment

·         2007 Boundless Energy: The Complete Mind/Body Program for Overcoming Chronic Fatigue

·         2007 Freedom From Addiction

·         2008 The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore

·         2008 Why Is God Laughing? The Path to Joy and Spiritual Optimism

·         2008 Jesus: A Story of Enlightenment

·         2009 Reinventing The Body, Resurrecting The Soul

·         2009 The Ultimate Happiness Prescription: 7 Keys to Joy and Enlightenment

·         2009 Chopra Center Herbal Handbook

·         2010 The Shadow Effect with Debbie Ford and Marianne Williamson

·         2010 Muhammad: A Story of the Last Prophet

·         2010 The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness

·         2011 The Seven Spiritual Laws of Superheroes: Harnessing Our Power to Change the World with Gotham Chopra

·         2011 The War of the Worldviews with Leonard Mlodinow

Music CDs/audio books

·         1986 Total Health: The Rediscovery of Ayurveda

·         1994 Journey Into Healing

·         1994 Power Talk!:The Power of the Human Paradox with Anthony Robbins

·         1996 Crescent Moon: Prose Poems of Rabindranath Tagore

·         1998 Synchrodestiny

·         1997 Transformation of Mind: Deepak Chopra, Christopher Franke

·         1998 A Gift of Love: Love poems inspired by Rumi

·         2000 All About God: A Dialogue Between Neale Donald Walsch and Deepak Chopra

·         2000 Wisdom of the Sufi: A Dialogue Between Hidayat Inayat-Kahn and Deepak Chopra

·         2000 The Spiritual Journey : A Dialogue Between Richard Moss, M.D., and Deepak Chopra

·         2000 Spiritual Insights into the Genius of Leonardo da Vinci: A Dialogue Between Michael J. Gelb, M.D., and Deepak Chopra

·         2000 The Art of Everyday Ecstasy: A Dialogue Between Margot Anand and Deepak Chopra

·         2000 The Conscious Universe

·         2000 Pathways to God: A Dialogue Between Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. and Deepak Chopra

·         2000 Unleash Your Potential with Marianne Williamson and Sarah Ban Breathnach

·         2000 The Path to Enlightenment: Insights into Buddhism / A Dialogue Between Robert Thurman, Ph.D., and Deepak Chopra

·         2001 Healing the Planet: A Dialogue Between Marianne Williamson and Deepak Chopra

·         2001 Self-Coaching Secrets for Success

·         2001 Awakening the Goddesses Within: Deepak Chopra, M.D., Presents Agapi Stassinopoulos

·         2001 Tell Me a Story: A Dialogue Between Lisa Suhay and Deepak Chopra

·         2001 Sacred Sexuality: A Dialogue Between Felice Dunas and Deepak Chopra

·         2001 Relationships As a Bridge to Divine Love : A Dialogue Between Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D., and Deepak Chopra

·         2001 Training the Mind, Healing the Body

·         2001 Soul of Healing Meditations – A Simple Approach to Growing Younger

·         2001 The Higher Self

·         2001 The New Physics of Healing

·         2001 Science And Soul: The Survival of Consciousness After Death, A Dialogue Between Gary Schwartz and Deepak Chopra

·         2002 The Yoga of Love and Devotion with Shree Ma

·         2002 Integrating The Masculine And Feminine In The Spiritual Traditions Of Judaism and Vedanta: A Dialogue Between Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and Deepak Chopra

·         2002 Quantum Physics of Quantum Healing: A Dialogue with Amit Goswami, Ph.D., and Deepak Chopra

·         2002 The Evolving Human: A Dialogue Between Jean Houston, Ph.D., and Deepak Chopa

·         2002 Rituals As a Path to the Divine: A Dialogue Between Stephen Huyler, Ph.D., and Deepak Chopra 2002 Healing Your Relationships : A Dialogue Between Kenny and Julia Loggins and Deepak Chopra

·         2002 The Soul and Relationship: A Dialogue Between Shakti Gawain and Deepak Chopra

·         2002 Yoga as a Form of Meditation with Yogi Amrit Desai

·         2002 A Gift of Love II: A Musical Valentine to Tagore

·         2003 Magical Mind, Magical Body

·         2003 Journey to the Boundless

·         2004 Chakra Balancing: Body, Mind, and Soul

·         2004 Sacred Verses, Healing Sounds, Volumes I and II: The Bhagavad Gita, Hymns of the Rig Veda

·         2004 The Ultimate Deepak Chopra Collection 20 CDs

·         2004 Whispers with Eckhart Tolle, Jack Canfield and Don Miguel Ruiz

·         2005 The Power of Intuition

·         2005 Living Beyond Miracleswith Wayne Dyer

·         2005 The Cosmic Mind and Submanifest Order of Being

·         2005 Living Without Limits

·         2005 An Ancient Magical Prayer

·         2006 Escaping the Prison of the Intellect

·         2007 Creating Your World the Way You Really Want It To Be with Wayne Dyer

·         2007 Meditations for Healing: A Dialogue Between Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D. and Deepak Chopra

·         2008 Whispers of Spirit & Happiness with Don Miguel Ruiz

·         2008 The Soul of Healing Affirmations A-Z Guide to Reprogramming the Software of the Soul

·         2008 Grow Younger Live Longer Dave Stewart and Deepak Chopra

·         2009 The Soul Of Healing Meditations

·         2011 Stress Free with Deepak Chopra (Meditations)

·         2011 The Secret of Healing: Meditations for Transformation and Higher Consciousness

Videos

·         1995 Seven Spiritual Laws of Success

·         1995 The Way of the Wizard

·         2003 God and Buddha – a dialog

·         2004 Soul of Healing – Body, Mind, and Soul Vol. 1

·         2008 The Love Guru

·         2010 1 a Minute

·         Other published work:

·         2008 Introduction to Kim Feinberg’s A Mother’s Legacy

·         Chopra co-authored Ask the Kabala with Mike ‘Zappy’ Zapolin and Alys Yablon, which is a set of 22 cards, each one representing a story or character from the Old Testament and a life lesson based on that story from a Kabalistic perspective.

·         Chopra co-authored a blog in 2009 with Richard Barrett titled Can Values Save the Economy?

·         Journal of Cosmology Vol. 14 April-May 2011, “How Consciousness Becomes the Physical Universe.” with Menas Kafatos, Ph.D, Professor Chapman University and Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., Professor of Neurology Harvard University

·         Chopra is a co-author of 2011 Consciousness and the Universe: Quantum Physics, Evolution, Brain & Mind along with Roger Penrose, Stuart Hameroff, Henry Stapp

·         In 2011 Chopra co-authored a chapter of the book Exploring Frontiers of the Mind-Brain Relationship with Stuart Hameroff entitled The “Quantum Soul”: A Scientific Hypothesis

Institutions

The Chopra Center: The Chopra Center for Wellbeing believes in a comprehensive healing practice which focuses on physical-emotional-mental-spiritual health cycle of an individual. Dr. Chopra runs the centre in collaboration with his business partner and a notable Ayurvedic physician and neurologist Dr. David Simon. The first centre was founded at La Jolla, California from where the duo moved their centre to La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California; and today the centre has branches spread across the world. In the year 2004, Dr. Simon took over the office of the Medical Director and CEO at The Chopra Center.

Message

Some thoughtful messages circulated by Deepak Chopra are as follows –

“Together we can help create a peaceful, just, sustainable and healthy world.”

“Be kind to yourself and others. Come from love every moment you can.”

“Let your love be disgraceful, crazy and wild. If you’re too holy and careful God will escape you.”

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