Deepak Chopra - Extended Bio

“My country has been enriched by the contributions of more than a million Indian Americans, which includes Dr. Deepak Chopra, the pioneer of alternative medicine.” – President William Clinton, March 21, 2000 – State Dinner - India

Time Magazine heralds Deepak Chopra as “one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century” – Time Magazine, June 1999
“A renowned physician and author, Deepak Chopra is undoubtedly one of the most lucid and inspired philosophers of our time.”   – Mikhail Gorbachev, Citation of the Medal of the Presidency of the Italian Republic awarded by the Pio Manzu International Scientific Committee

Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP
New York Times Bestselling Author
Founder, The Chopra Foundation
Founder, You Tube/The Chopra Well
Co-founder, Jiyo
Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board,
The Chopra Center for Wellbeing
www.deepakchopra.com
twitter.com/deepakchopra
www.youtube.com/The Chopra Well
www.chopra.com
www.choprafoundation.org
www.jiyo.com

ABOUT

DEEPAK CHOPRA MD, FACP, founder of The Chopra Foundation and co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. TIME magazine has described Dr. Chopra as "one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century." ​

Known as a prolific author of over 80 books translated into over forty-three languages, including numerous New York Times Bestsellers. His New York Times bestsellers, War of the Worldviews, (co-authored with Leonard Mlodinow), has been quoted by Larry King “as one of the more important books to read of the decade.” War of the Worldviews successfully attempts to elevate the conversation around science and religion in a way that is thoughtful and constructive rather than polarizing and divisive.   His New York Times bestsellers, Super Brain (coauthored with Rudolph Tanzi) was awarded the 2013 Nautilus Award for Science and Cosmology, The Third Jesus was recognized as “one of the Best Spiritual Books” by spiritualandpractice.com, 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 2005 Nautilus Grand Prize.  FINS - Wall Street Journal, mentioned his book, The Soul of Leadership, as one of five best business books to read for your career, and What Are You Hungry for? (Harmony Books) released as an instant New York Bestseller and highly acclaimed PBS special.    His novel, The 13th Disciple: A Spiritual Adventure, was published on March 31, 2015 (HarperOne) and completes his enlightenment series.  His latest book coauthored with Rudy Tanzi, Super Genes, will be published on November 10, 2015 (Harmony Books).  Two of his books, Ageless Body, Timeless Mind (1993) and The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success (1995) have been recognized on “The Books of The Century Bestsellers List”.

He is a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and contributes regularly to Oprah.com, Intent.com, and The Huffington Post.

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 2012 Police Athletic League Humanitarian Award, 2012 Mandala Award for Humanitarian Achievement – Rubin Museum of Art, 2012 Asian American Arts Alliance Honoree, 2010 GOI Peace Award, 2010, Starlite Humanitarian Award, 2010 Art for Life Honoree, 2009 Oceana Partners Award, 2008 Mattie J. T. Stepanek Peacemaker Award Honoree – We Are Family Foundation, 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, 2002 Books for a Better Life Hall of Fame Award, 1999 Citation of the Medal of the Presidency of the Italian Republic by the Pio Manzu International Scientific Committee. 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.

Chopra holds a Doctor Honoris Causa from The Giordano Brunio University, and Doctor of Science, Hartwick College.  He serves as the Co-founder of Jiyo,  Founder of the Chopra Foundation, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing, Founder of The Chopra Well on YouTube, Adjunct Professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego, Health Sciences, Faculty at Walt Disney Imagineering  and Senior Scientist with The Gallup Organization. For the past three years, Greatist.com recognizes Dr. Chopra as one of “The 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness “.  The World Post and The Huffington Post global internet survey ranked Dr. Chopra #17 influential thinker in the world and #1 in Medicine Fitness”.  

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Deepak Chopra – Selected Works

Deepak has written more than 80 fiction and non fiction books in which 22 have been on the National Bestsellers List.

Best Sellers

***Ageless Body, Timeless Mind
Harmony Books, June 1993, New York, New York (Hard cover)
Three Rivers Press, September 1994, New York, New York (Paperback)

***Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment
HarperCollins, May 1, 2007, San Francisco, California (Hard cover)

***Grow Younger, Live Longer, Harmony Books, August 2001, New York, New York

***How to Know God, Random House, February 2000, New York, New York

***Jesus: A Story of Enlightenment
HarperCollins, November 4, 2008, San Francisco, California (Hard cover)

***Life After Death: The Burden of Proof
Harmony Books, October 2006, New York, New York,

***Muhammad: A Story of a Prophet, HarperOne, September 21, 2010, San Francisco

***Peace is the Way: Bringing War and Violence to an End
Harmony Books, January 2005, New York, New York (Hardcover)
(Received the Quill Award)

***Perfect Health
Harmony Books, April 1990, New York, New York (Hardcover)
Three Rivers Press, February 2001, New York, New York (Paperback)

***Quantum Healing, Bantam Books, June 1990, New York, New York

***Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul:
            Harmony Books, October 2009, New York, NY (Hardcover)

***Spiritual Solutions: Answers to Life’s Greatest Challenges
            Harmony Books, March 2012, New York, NY (Hardcover)

***Super Brain: Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-being (coauthored with Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D.), Harmony Books, November 2012, New York, NY (Hardcover)
(Winner 2013 Nautilus Award for Science/Cosmology!)

***The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life
Harmony Books, September 2004, New York, New York (Hard cover)
(2005 Nautilus Book Awards)

***The Path to Love
Crown Publishers, December 1997, New York, New York, (Hard)
Three Rivers Press, February 1998, New York, New York (Paperback)

***The Return of Merlin
Harmony Books, June 1995, New York, New York (Hardcover)
Fawcett Books, February 1996, New York, New York (Paperback)

***The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, Amber-Allen Publishing & New World Library, January 1995, San Rafael, California

***The Shadow Effect, HarperOne, May 2010, San Francisco, CA

***The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore, Harmony Books, February 2009, New York, New York
 (Awarded one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2008:http://www.spiritualityandpractice.com/books/books.php?id=17843)

***The Way of the Wizard, Harmony Books, January 1996, New York, New York

***War of the Worldviews (co authored with Leonard Mlodinow), Harmony Books, October 2007, New York, NY

****What Are you Hungry For?, Harmony Books, November 12, 2013, New York, New York

In Print

Ask Deepak About Love and Relationships, Amazon Digital Services, January 2013, New York, New York

Ask Deepak About Success, Amazon Digital Services, April 2014, New York, New York

Ask Deepak About Death and Dying, Amazon Digital Services, April 2014, New York, New York

Ask Deepak About Health, Amazon Digital Services, April 2014, New York, New York

Ask Deepak About Meditation Higher Consciousness, Amazon Digital Services, April 2014, New York, New York

Ask Deepak About Spirituality, Amazon Digital Services, April 2014, New York, New York

Ask the Kabala: Oracle Cards, Hay House, May 2006, Carlsbad, California

Boundless Energy
Harmony Books, September 1995, New York, New York (Hardcover)
Crown Publishing Group March 1997, New York, New York (Paperback)

Brotherhood: Dharma, Destiny, and the American Dream (with Sanjiv Chopra), New Harvest, May 2013, New York, New York
 (The Wall Street Journal Bestseller List)

Consciousness in the Universe: Quantum Physics, Evolution, Brain and Mind (with Stuart Hameroff, Sir Roger Penrose, Henry Stapp), Cosmology Science Publishers, August 2011

Creating Affluence, Amber Allen and New World Library, November 1993, San Rafael, CA

Creating Health, Random House, October 1995, New York, New York

Everyday Immortality, Harmony Books, May 1999, New York, New York

Fire in Heart, Simon and Schuster, May 2004, New York, New York

God: A Story of Revelation, HarperOne, September 2012, New York, New York

Golf for Enlightenment, Random House, March 2003, New York, New York

Journey Into Healing, Harmony Books, June 1999, New York, New York

Kama Sutra, Virgin Books, May/June 2006, London, England

Magical Beginnings, Enchanted Lives (coauthored by David Simon and Vicki Abrams), Three Rivers, March 2005, New York, New York

Manifesting Good Luck: Love and Relationships, Hay House, August 2003, Carlsbad, CA

On the Shores of Eternity, Harmony Books, December 1999, New York, New York

On My Way to a Happy Life (with Kristina Tracy, illustrated by Rosemary Wood), Hay House, November 2010, Carlsbad, California

Overcoming Addictions, Three Rivers Press, April 1997, New York, New York

Perfect Digestion
Harmony Books, October 1995, New York, New York (Hardcover)

Crown Publishers, Reprint 1997, New York, New York

Perfect Weight, Harmony Book, October 1994, New York, New York

Perfect Health – The Healing Heart, Harmony Books, June 1998, New York, New York (Paperback and Hard/Audio)
Power Freedom and Grace; Amber-Allen Publishing, Inc., July 2006; San Rafael, California

Raid on the Inarticulate, Infinite Possibilities, 1996, Sudbury, Massachusetts

Restful Sleep, Crown Publishers, April 1996, New York, New York

Return of the Rishi, Mariner Books, January 1991, New York, New York

Soulmate
Penguin Putnam, September 2001, New York, New York (Hard)
Penguin Putnam, October 2002, New York, New York (Paperback)

Super Genes
 Harmony Books, November 2016, New York, New York

Teens Ask Deepak: All the Right Questions, Simon and Schuster, January 2006, New York, New York

The 13th Disciple: A Spiritual Adventure, HarperOne, March 2015, New York, New York

The Angel is Near, St. Martin’s Press, August 2000, New York, New York

The Chopra Center Cookbook: Nourishing Body and Soul,(co authors David Simon and Leanne Backer) Wiley & Sons, September 2002, New York, New York

The Chopra Center Herbal Handbook (co author David Simon), Third Rivers Press, December 2000, New York, New York

The Daughters of Joy, Penguin Putnam, November 2002, New York, New York

The Deeper Wound, Harmony Books, December 2001, New York, New York

The Essential How to Know God: The Essence of the Soul’s Journey Into the Mystery of Mysteries, Harmony, October 2007, New York, New York

The Essential Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire: The Essence of Harnessing the Infinite Power of Coincidence, Harmony, October 2007, New York, New York

The Essential Ageless Body, Timeless Mind: The Essence of the Quantum Alternative to Growing Old, Harmony, October 2007, New York, New York

The Future of God, Harmony Books, November 2014, New York, New York

The Ultimate Happiness Prescription, Harmony, November 2009, New York, New York

The Lords of Light, St. Martins Press, April 1999, New York, New York

The Love Poems of Rumi (edited by Deepak Chopra, translated by Deepak Chopra and Fereydoun Kia), Harmony Books, December 1997, New York, New York

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Pocketbook Guide to Fulfilling Your Dreams, Amber Allen, May 2007, San Rafael, California

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success for Parents, Crown Publishers, September 1997, New York, New York

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Superheroes, HarperOne, May 2011, New York, New York.

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga (co author David Simon), Wiley, July 2004, New York, New York

The Soul in Love, Harmony Books, April 10, 2001, New York, New York

The Soul of Leadership, Harmony Books, December 2010, New York, New York

The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire: Harnessing the Infinite Power of Coincidence to Create Miracles, Random House, October 2003, New York, New York

Unconditional Life, Bantam DoubleDay Dell Publishers, October 1991, New York, New York

Walking Wisdom: Three Generations, Two Dogs and the Search for a Happy Life (contributor, coauthored by Gotham Chopra), Hyperion, October 2010, New York, New York

Why is God Laughing, Harmony Books, June 2008, New York, New York

You with the Stars in Your Eyes (Hay House), January 2010, Carlsbad, CA  (children’s book)

E books - Kindle

Ask Deepak: About Health and Wellness, Kindle, May 1, 2014

Ask Deepak About Spirituality, Kindle, May 1, 2014

Ask Deepak About Meditation and Higher Consciousness, Kindle, May 1, 2014

Ask Deepak About Death and Dying, Kindle, May 1, 2014

Ask Deepak About Success, Kindle, May 1, 2014

Ask Deepak About Love and Relationships, Kindle, May 1, 2014

Brain, Mind, Cosmos: The Nature of Our Existence & The Universe, Kindle, August 1, 2014


Deepak Chopra Imprint (Harmony)

Set Free by Rupert Sheldrake, September 2012, New York, New York

Infinite Potential, Lothar Schafer, April 2013, New York, New York

Supernormal: Science, Yoga and the Evidence for Extraordinary Psychic Abilities, July 2013, New York, New York
Team Generosity by Jeffrey Walker and Jennifer McCrea, September 2013, New York, New York

Films/DVDs

Soul of Healing (DVD - Jul 27, 2004)

How to Know God, Fox, February 2007

The Seven Spiritual Laws, Fox, May 2007

The Happiness Prescription ~ Deepak Chopra (DVD - April 8, 2008)

Jesus and the awakening to God-Consciousness (DVD – Unity House – 2008)

Music

A Gift of Love II: Oceans of Ecstasy, RaSa Music, October 2002, New York, New York

Grow Younger Live Longer CD with Dave Stewart, BMG, September 2001, New York, New York

Soul of Healing Meditations, Rasa Music, 2001, New York, New York

A Gift of Love: Deepak and Friends, Rasa Music, 1997, New York, New York

The Secret of Love, Meditations for Attracting and Being in Love, Play It By Ear, August 2011

The Secret of Healing, Meditations for Transformation and Higher Consciousness, Play It By Ear, February 2011