IONS Directory Profile

Biography

Deepak Chopra, MD is the Founder and Chairman of the Chopra Foundation, and Founder and co-Chairman of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing in Carlsbad, California.  He hosts his Chopra’s Wellness Radio which airs weekly on Sirius/XM Stars, Channels 102 and 155, and focuses on the areas of success, love, sexuality and relationships, well-being, and spirituality. He is a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and Washington Post On Faith and contributes regularly to Oprah.com, Intent.com, and The Huffington Post.

Chopra is known as a prolific author of over sixty books with eighteen New York Times best sellers on mind-body health, spirituality, and peace. A global force in the field of human empowerment, Dr. Chopra’s books have been published in more than thirty-five languages in both fiction and non-fiction. His New York Times bestsellers, Peace Is the Way  received the Religion and Spirituality Quill Award in 2005, and The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life was awarded the Grand Prize in the 2005 Nautilus Awards.  His latest book, The Soul of Leadership, was mentioned as one of five best business books to read for your career FINS - Wall Street Journal.

His innovative mobile programs Stress Free and Yoga and Vook’s Deepak’s Buddha Guide and Sages and Scientists applications provide an avenue to explore the world of Deepak Chopra.  Released on Mother’s Day 2010, the multi-media project, “The Mother-Infant Bond: The Biology of Love”, produced by TheVisualMD.com with a consortium of partners, reveals never-before-seen scientific visuals depicting the extraordinary biological bond between mother and baby.

Deepak Chopra's popularity as an international presenter and keynote speaker is exemplified in an impressive list of honorariums.  Chopra is the recipient of the 2010 Goi Peace Award, 2010, Starlite Humanitarian Award, 2010 Art for Life Honoree, 2009 Oceana Partners Award, 2006 Ellis Island Medal of Honor presented by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Foundation, and 2006 Trailblazer Award by the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, 2002 Einstein Humanitarian Award through Albert Einstein College of Medicine in collaboration with the American Journal of Psychotherapy. He participates annually as a lecturer at the Update in Internal Medicine event sponsored by Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education and the Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center since 1997.

Dr. Chopra is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Adjunct Professor of Executive Programs at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University,and Senior Scientist with The Gallup Organization.

Audio

  • "Consciousness and Well Being" with Deepak Chopra

    Our current medical model treats the human body as if it’s a machine. However, we are finding that the body is not a structure, but a process; an energy field; an information field; and a consciousness field. Our bodies, to a large extent, are created by our consciousness, our ...

    • Teleseminars
    • 2011-06-08
    • 01:01:59
  • "The Mind of God" with Deepak Chopra

    Marilyn Schlitz hosts this conversation with Deepak Chopra. How can we begin to fathom the Mind of God? Advanced science has given us new ways to defend, not God as a patriarch seated on his throne in the sky, but God as a field of intelligence that gives rise to evolution itself and all that goes with it ...

    • Teleseminars
    • 2010-05-05
    • 00:59:56
  • "A Story of Enlightenment" with Deepak Chopra (sample)

    In this interview, IONS President Marilyn Schlitz and her guest Deepak Chopra discuss his new book, Buddha:A Story of Enlightenment. He tells of his inspiration to write the book when he went to India to bury his father.

    • Teleseminars
    • 2007-05-16
    • 00:08:31
  • Consciousness and Healing Forum: Deepak Chopra (part 1 of 2)

    Deepak argues that consciousness is the phenomenon, and all else is the epiphenomenon. Just as our DNA differentiates skin, bone, and organs, our consciousness differentiates perceptions, cognition, moods, behavior, biology, social interaction, personal relations, the environment, and forces of nature.

    • Lectures
    • 2005-03-23
    • 00:40:14
  • Consciousness and Healing Forum: Deepak Chopra (part 2 of 2)

    Deepak argues that consciousness is the phenomenon, and all else is the epiphenomenon. Just as our DNA differentiates skin, bone, and organs, our consciousness differentiates perceptions, cognition, moods, behavior, biology, social interaction, personal relations, the environment, and forces of nature.

    • Lectures
    • 2005-03-23
    • 00:18:53

Video

Stay in touch with IONS