Deepak Chopra is a physician, motivational speaker, and author of many best
selling self improvement books.
Much of his work is centered on mind-body medicine. He established
his own medical center that specializes on treating the mind-body
He is widely celebrated as being one of the most influential
spiritual teachers, and through his many books and works, he has
touched the lives of millions around the world.
The Life Of Deepak Chopra
Deepak Chopra (DP) was born on October 22, 1946
in New Delhi, India. His father was a prominent cardiologist and a lieutenant in
the British army. His grandfather was also in the British army.
had a heart condition that would not improve so he sought treatment from
Ayurveda. DP was thus exposed to medicine and alternative medicine at
a very early age.
He grew up wanting to be a doctor and pursued that as his
profession, becoming board certified in internal medicine with a specialization
in endocrinology. He has enjoyed an accomplished career. He taught medicine
at Boston University and Tufts University before establishing his private
In 1981, DP became interested in transcendental
meditation and began to practice the technique. In 1985 he met Maharishi Mahesh
Yogi, who got him interested in Ayurvedic medicine. Later that year, Chopra
founded the American Association of Ayurvedic Medicine and became the director
of the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Center.
Deepak Chopra served as chief of
staff at New England Memorial Hospital, sat on an ad hoc panel on alternative
medicine for the National Institutes of Health, and became director of Sharp
Institute for Human Potential and Mind-Body Medicine.
In addition to
being a successful physician, DP is also a much sought after public
speaker. In 1995, the Toastmasters named his as one of the Top Five Outstanding
Speakers, and in 1997, they awarded him the Golden Gavel Award. Esquire named
him as one of the top ten motivational speakers.
In 1995, Deepak Chopra
and David Simon, a neurologist, established the Chopra Center for Wellbeing in
California. The center promotes Ayurvedic medicine, mind-body wellness,
meditation, yoga, and spa therapies.
Deepak Chopra and David Simon also revived
an old mediation practice called Primordial Sound Meditation. They teach this
technique at the Chopra Center and certify other instructors there.
Chopra has received numerous prestigious awards throughout his career in
recognition of his contributions to medicine and philosophy.
Beliefs Of Deepak Chopra
DP teaches others about the unlimited
potential of human beings. He explains that we are all one with the divine, not
separate from it. His work is similar to other New Age self improvement authors
in that he teaches with proper instruction, and unswerving belief, humans can
achieve anything we can dream of, from increased prosperity to longer lives.
DP integrates this belief with his medical training and offers a
new look at the mind-body-spirit connection. He teaches Ayurvedic principles as
they relate to health and food choices, and teaches mastery of these principles
will bring the body and spirit into balance so health, spiritual growth, and
abundance will naturally unfold with ease.
His self improvement books are enjoyable and easy to read. His books cover a wide range from
step-by-step techniques to poetry. His writing style has engaged the
imaginations of millions.
His audio productions are equally appealing as his
voice is pleasant to listen to and through his voice, his teachings become
easier to understand.
Deepak Chopra has written more than 65 books, and 19 of
those have been best sellers. His books have been translated in over 35
languages. His self improvement books have sold in the millions
of copies and won numerous literary awards.
Books By Deepak Chopra
Deepak Chopra is a prolific
writer of self improvement books.
His is also a regular
contributor to various newspapers, magazines, and websites.
has also produced numerous audio CDs and videos based on his
In addition, he partnered with his son Gotham and
Richard Branson to produce a series of comic books designed to
spread the message of peace and awareness.
Here is a list of
self improvement books by Deepak Chopra
1989 Quantum Healing: Exploring the Frontiers of Mind/Body
• 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
The Seven Spiritual
Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your
• 1995 The Way of the Wizard: Twenty Spiritual
Lessons in Creating the Life You Want
• 1995 The
Return of Merlin: A Novel
• 1995 Journey into Healing
• 1995 The Path to Love: Spiritual Strategies for
• 1996 Perfect Weight
• 1996 Restful
• 1996 Raid on the Inarticulate
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
• 1998 Overcoming Addictions
The Love Poems of Rumi
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