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Deepak Chopra and Intent

Deepak Chopra and Intent

June 2008 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 Best Way to Get Rid of Evil
    By Deepak Chopra, MD.   The best way to get rid of evil is to change our ideas about it. The two concepts about evil that do nothing to end it are, first, the concept of cosmic evil embodied by Satan, and second, the concept of human evil as a permanent human inheritan

posted 11:07:42am Mar. 23, 2015 | read full post »

Can Wisdom Save Us? Why It Has To (Part 2)
Although almost everyone fears the effects of climate change and deplores the inaction of governments around the world, neither attitude gets us any closer to solving the problem. Many pin their hopes on a breakthrough in technology that could somehow clean the atmosphere of greenhouse gases, while

posted 11:58:46am Mar. 02, 2015 | read full post »

Can Wisdom Save Us? Why It Has To
There's always a sense of crisis in the air generated by whatever bad news is making the headlines. At the moment, the greatest alarm is being stirred by terrorism and the spread of Islamic extremism. Yet at a deeper level, our anxiety centers on something much deeper, the possibility that the human

posted 10:23:44am Feb. 23, 2015 | read full post »

Your Body Is Wise, But It Needs for You to Pay Attention
Although complementary medicine has made strong advances, mainstream medical practice still keeps faith with drugs and surgery as the default methods of treatment. The way forward for anyone who wants to establish a high level of wellbeing isn't going to come via the family doctor but through self-c

posted 11:41:39am Feb. 16, 2015 | read full post »

Why Spirituality Matters More than Ever
In troubled times, when the world seems to be on fire, people think about God and the religion they were raised in--a source of solace and hope matters more in a crisis. I don’t find myself thinking about spirituality in those terms, however. Like a winter coat that’s put away in spring, for man

posted 12:33:52pm Feb. 09, 2015 | read full post »

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