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Deepak Chopra and Intent

Deepak Chopra and Intent

January 1970 Archives

A New World or No World? (Part 3)

posted by dchopra

Continuing the list of what we need in terms of awareness to prevail in difficult times: 3 A vision of the future. When people are asleep, the future is a repetition of the past, because inertia can do little else. […]

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A Book That Peers into Eternity

posted by dchopra

An article written for the Washington Post On Faith section. There’s a single book that I reread every year: “I Am That” by Nisargadatta Maharaj (1897-1981). The title is a quotation. In India the goal of enlightenment is to see […]

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A New World or No World? (Part 2)

posted by dchopra

Eighty years after the great economist John Maynard Keynes observed that the market is psychological and goes up and down primarily because of how investors feel, few people grasp how profound he was. We still rely on objective standards that […]

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Deepak Chopra: ‘Resist Not Evil’

posted by dchopra

What do you think is the nature of evil? Does it exist? According to Jungian psychology evil is the projection of our collective and our personal shadow. This echoes Jesus’ statement, “Resist not evil.”

How to Approach Religion: Laugh and Laugh Again

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith Section in response to their question about the controversy over the movie the Love Guru. The inability of some religious people to laugh at themselves betrays, I think, a great deal of […]

Deepak Chopra: ‘My Yoke Is Easy and My Burden Is Light’

posted by dchopra

I think what Jesus was saying with this verse is that the power of intention can orchestrate its own fulfillment. It’s being talked about today as the Law of Attraction. But if you’re connected to the creative power inside you, […]

Deepak Chopra: God is Laughing

posted by dchopra

In a world of so much suffering, how could God be laughing? One answer is that “ha-ha” is just like “ah-ha!”–“I get it.” My two giggling special guests help me out in this.

A New World or No World? (Part 1)

posted by dchopra

Societies never act in totally predictable ways. In response to the global economic crisis of the mid-Seventies, induced by OPEC tripling the price of oil overnight, every country was put to the test. Energy policies proposed by Jimmy Carter, which […]

Deepak Chopra: Does God Need Defending?

posted by dchopra

If you are easily offended when someone questions your faith, do you have faith? I believe if you’re really spiritual then you don’t need to get offended.

Faith Healing, from Jesus to Neurotransmitters

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: “Do you believe that faith can effect your health or is that a lot of new age nonsense?” Faith is too vast a subject to generalize […]

Corn Chips and Spirituality

posted by dchopra

Deepak talks about creating wisdom-based economies on CNN Money. Click http://money.cnn.com/video/ then select video ‘Corn Chips and Spirituality’

From Beliefnet

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Dear Readers– Due to a planned technical upgrade taking place on Wednesday June 11th, the Beliefnet Blogs will not display any new content, and commenting will be disabled. We aim to be back up and running by the end of […]

“No Surrender” vs. Lapel Pins

posted by dchopra

One aspect of modern politics has been to elevate the trivial to unheard of heights. By any serious measure Barack Obama holds an enormous advantage over John McCain. His poise, intelligence, and charisma are undeniable, as is the utter ruin […]

Deepak Chopra: Science, Nature, Brain, and God

posted by dchopra

What is science? If we’re the expression of a bigger intelligence, then isn’t science God trying to understand God? During my morning meditation (working out at the gym with my eyes closed), these thoughts came to me. Watch the video […]

Racism Bites Back, Using Religion as its Pawn

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith in response to their question regarding Senator Obama’s decision to leave United Trinity Church.

Deepak Chopra: What Is Time?

posted by dchopra

“Running out of time,” “losing track of time”–we talk about time as if it were a finite object. But time is a psychological event. What do you think?

The Love Guru Movie Is Not Insulting

posted by Admin

A article in TIME magazine on the Love Guru movie

A Dream I Had About What’s Real

posted by dchopra

After my grandchildren asked if the dinosaurs at a museum were real, I thought deeply about the line about reality and unreality–and then had an illuminating dream I’d like to share.

Previous Posts

The President's Tweets and the Future of Shame
Last week the new Twitter account @POTUS of President Obama became a lightning rod for the worst in social media behavior. Within minutes of its setup, as reported in the New York Times, the account was flooded with vitriolic racist tweets, ...

posted 11:02:41am May. 25, 2015 | read full post »

How the Universe Pulled a Vanishing Act
The issues facing modern physics are so baffling that they’ve crossed a threshold and now fascinate the general public. We laymen have very little at stake, personally speaking, when scientists argue over the Big Bang—without advanced ...

posted 11:01:48am May. 18, 2015 | read full post »

Is Nature About to Abandon Us?
Feeling guilty about climate change hasn’t proved to be a good motivator. The most recent report on greenhouse gas emissions puts March at a record-breaking level of emissions. Presidential urging doesn’t move Congress to take significant ...

posted 2:42:12pm May. 11, 2015 | read full post »

How to Be at Peace When the World Isn't
We seem to be living out the Chinese curse, "May you live in interesting times." The curse is probably mythical, but our interesting times contain much turbulence. The horrific refugee situation in Syria, the rise of the even more horrific ISIS ...

posted 11:11:24am May. 04, 2015 | read full post »

Does Everything Happen for a Reason?
By Deepak Chopra, MD, and Jordan Flesher, MA Psychology   The human mind can adapt to almost anything, but not chaos. No one can lead a completely random and chaotic life. The messy room of a teenager may look completely chaotic, but ...

posted 1:54:05pm Apr. 27, 2015 | read full post »

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