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Deepak Chopra

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Chopra in 2013

Born

October 22, 1946
New Delhi, British India

Citizenship

American

Alma mater

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Occupation

Alternative medicine advocate, public speaker, writer

Spouse

Rita Chopra

Children

Mallika Chopra and Gotham Chopra

Parent

Krishan Chopra, Pushpa Chopra

Relatives

Sanjiv Chopra

Website

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Deepak Chopra is an Indian-born American author, public speaker, alternative medicine advocate, and a prominent figure in the New Age movement. Through his books and videos, he has become one of the best-known and wealthiest figures in alternative medicine.

Chopra studied medicine in India before immigrating to the United States in 1970 where he completed residencies in internal medicine and endocrinology. As a licensed physician, he became chief of staff at the New England Memorial Hospital in 1980. He met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1985 and became involved with the Transcendental Meditation movement . He resigned his position at NEMH shortly thereafter to establish the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Center. Chopra gained a following in 1993 after he was interviewed on The Oprah Winfrey Show about his books. He then left the TM movement to become the executive director of Sharp HealthCare's Center for Mind-Body Medicine and in 1996 he co-founded the Chopra Center for Wellbeing.

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Success comes when people act together; failure tends to happen alone. - Deepak Chopra

Success comes when people act together; failure tends to happen alone.

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Victims always feel alone and helpless. - Deepak Chopra

Victims always feel alone and helpless.

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Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention. - Deepak Chopra

Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.

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Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy. - Deepak Chopra

Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy.

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The intention to live as long as possible isn't one of the mind's best intentions, because quantity isn't the same as quality. - Deepak Chopra

The intention to live as long as possible isn't one of the mind's best intentions, because quantity isn't the same as quality.

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We are not victims of aging, sickness and death. These are part of scenery, not the seer, who is immune to any form of change. This seer is the spirit, the expression of eternal being. - Deepak Chopra

We are not victims of aging, sickness and death. These are part of scenery, not the seer, who is immune to any form of change. This seer is the spirit, the expression of eternal being.

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The symbolic language of the crucifixion is the death of the old paradigm resurrection is a leap into a whole new way of thinking. - Deepak Chopra

The symbolic language of the crucifixion is the death of the old paradigm resurrection is a leap into a whole new way of thinking.

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The fear of death comes from limited awareness. - Deepak Chopra

The fear of death comes from limited awareness.

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I went to medical school because I wanted to ask the big questions. Do we have a soul? Does God exist? What happens after death? - Deepak Chopra

I went to medical school because I wanted to ask the big questions. Do we have a soul? Does God exist? What happens after death?

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Every spiritual tradition has this idea of death and resurrection. It's not unique to Christianity. - Deepak Chopra

Every spiritual tradition has this idea of death and resurrection. It's not unique to Christianity.

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The physical world, including our bodies, is a response of the observer. We create our bodies as we create the experience of our world. - Deepak Chopra

The physical world, including our bodies, is a response of the observer. We create our bodies as we create the experience of our world.

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Every person is a God in embryo. Its only desire is to be born. - Deepak Chopra

Every person is a God in embryo. Its only desire is to be born.

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But the real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you. - Deepak Chopra

But the real secret to lifelong good health is actually the opposite: Let your body take care of you.

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Happiness is a continuation of happenings which are not resisted. - Deepak Chopra

Happiness is a continuation of happenings which are not resisted.

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The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years. - Deepak Chopra

The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.

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In societies where mature workers are respected and where their wisdom is respected, everybody benefits. Workers are more engaged and productive. Their health is better. They live longer. - Deepak Chopra

In societies where mature workers are respected and where their wisdom is respected, everybody benefits. Workers are more engaged and productive. Their health is better. They live longer.

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