“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, and credits him as “the poet-prophet of alternative medicine.” - 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
As a global leader and pioneer in the field of mind-body medicine, Chopra transforms the way the world views physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social wellness. Known as a prolific author of over sixty-four books with nineteen New York Times best sellers in both the fiction and non-fiction categories, his books have been published in more than eighty-five languages. His latest New York Times bestsellers, War of the Worldviews, (co-authored with Leonard Mlodinow), has as 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, 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. The next upcoming book, Spiritual Solutions, will be released in April 2012.
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 and, hosts his daily show on BlogTalk Radio called “Deepak Chopra Radio” which focuses on the areas - success, love, sexuality and relationships, well-being, and spirituality.
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