Deepak Chopra is a renowned global personality who was born in India and later on immigrated to America. Along with being a physician, he is a writer, who writes on ...Associated to charities Akshaya Patra Foundation
Deepak Chopra is a renowned global personality who was born in India and later on immigrated to America. Along with being a physician, he is a writer, who writes on Ayurveda and spirituality. He is also the founder of Chopra Foundation and is a public speaker. He has penned more than fifty-seven books and up until now his books have been published in around thirty-five different languages.
Deepak Chopra has been announced by the Time magazine as one of the top hundred heroes and icons of the country and was praised as the 'poet-prophet of alternative medicine'. He was born on 22nd October, 1946 in New Delhi, India. He was born to Dr. K. L. Chopra and Pushpa Chopra. As a kid, Deepak Chopra wanted to become a journalist or an actor but was more inspired to become a doctor seeing a character in the novel 'Arrowsmith' by the American author and play writer Sinclair Lewis.
He finished his primary education at St. Columbia School, New Delhi and pursued his graduation from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). After this, he married Rita Chopra and went to United States of America in 1968. He has two children named Mallika and Gotham. He was nominated as one of the 'top ten motivational speakers in the country' by Esquire magazine He was given the Humanitarian Starlite Award (2010) for the 'global force of human empowerment, well-being and for bringing light to the world'. In the same year he was honored with GOI Peace Award.
Deepak Chopra played a very important role in taking the Ayurveda treatment and medicines to an international level. He is the one who provided Ayurveda medicines and treatments for healing and for the peace of mind and body. He earned name and fame with the publication of his bestselling spiritual books Ageless Body, Timeless Mind (1993) and The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success (1995)