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Deepak Chopra

Why Is He Famous?
The world famous motivational speaker and best selling author, Deepak Chopra was a successful endocrinologist at Boston. A visit to India in the year 1981, where he met a prominentAyurvedic physician, Dr. Brihaspati Dev Triguna, changed him. It was after this encounter that Chopra turned to the ancient healing methods ofAyurveda, so popular in Indian medical systems. It emphasized meditation,herbal medicine, yoga and massage. Dr. Deepak Chopra has written best-selling books like Ageless Body, Timeless Mind (1993) and The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success (1995). Applying his innovative mind and medical techniques, Deepak Chopra became a successful motivational speaker, with a series of multi-media programmes for healing mind, body and spirit.

Deepak Chopra wants to bridge the technological miracles of the West with the wisdom of the East. Chopra, along with his colleagues, conducts public seminars and workshops and provides training for health care professionals around the world. Deepak Chopra has written numerous books and is also the author of several audio and videotape series. Dr. Chopra currently serves as the director for educational programs at The Chopra Center for Well Being in La Jolla, California.

Background
Deepak Chopra was born in Delhi in the year 1947. His father, Krishan Chopra, was a famous cardiologist. The Chopra family presented a rare combination of western medicine and traditional Hindu beliefs and customs. Deepak's father was a British trained cardiologist whereas his grandfather practiced Ayurveda! Following his father's footsteps, he also decided to plunge into the field of medicine and graduated from the AIIMS in 1968. In the year 1970 Chopra went to the United States to serve an internship at a New Jersey hospital. In the early 1980s, Chopra became the chief of staff at New England Memorial Hospital

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