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Deepak Chopra and Intent

Deepak Chopra and Intent

January 1970 Archives

Couples Counseling for India and Pakistan

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by Salman Ahmad and Deepak Chopra Suspicions over a cooked election in Iran have brought a glimmer of hope for real reform. It takes glimmers in the long, fractious fights that hold societies in thrall. Can we find one in […]

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Bloodsuckers and The World of Michael Jackson (by Mallika Chopra)

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In the aftermath of Michael Jackson’s death, I found myself in a surreal situation that gave me a glimpse into the dark side of bloodsuckers, media and celebrity. In those few hours, I saw a side of humanity that saddens […]

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Reflections on Growing up with Michael Jackson (By Mallika Chopra)

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It is with a sad heart today that I write this blog.  My brother, Gotham Chopra, and my father, Deepak Chopra, have both written beautiful articles remembering our friend, Michael Jackson.  I debated writing something or not, and in the […]

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Writing Songs with My Friend, Mike (By Gotham Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

When I was in my second year of college living on campus (at Columbia in NYC) with 4 suite mates, every time the phone rang, there was a race to answer it. Everyone wanted to be the guy to hear […]

A Tribute to My Friend, Michael Jackson

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Michael Jackson will be remembered, most likely, as a shattered icon, a pop genius who wound up a mutant of fame. That’s not who I will remember, however. His mixture of mystery, isolation, indulgence, overwhelming global fame, and personal loneliness […]

Reconnecting to the source

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A lot of people struggle with turbulent emotions and addictive behavior. They spend years in psychotherapy and at times they are able to overcome addictive habits through will power, only to have a recurrence and go back to old ways. […]

Mini Skirts, Yes. Burqas, No?

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If France had a humane, democratic record in its treatment of Muslim immigrants, one might be bemused by Pres. Sarkozy’s attempt to suppress the burqa. But the opposite is true. Arab immigrants are treated as second-class citizens, and the rightist […]

What comes next after sin?

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What comes next after sin? Improvement is a simple, natural impulse — everyone wants to see a better life for his family and society. But when you add the ingredient of sin, improvement becomes clouded. Is it an improvement to […]

Iran and the Paradox of Paradise

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To someone outside the Muslim world, the ideal of a pure Islamic state looks like a reactionary form of repression. The contradictions between a modern state and one based on the Quran, a divinely inspired document from the seventh century, […]

The Magic of PS22 Chorus (By Mallika Chopra)

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I used to rule the world Seas would rise when I gave the word Now in the morning I sleep alone Sweep the streets I used to own I used to roll the dice Feel the fear in my enemies eyes Listen as the […]

Mainstream Medicine and the Oprah Factor

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A recent cover story in a struggling news magazine, under the title “Crazy Talk:” accuses Oprah Winfrey of spreading “dubious advice” in a wide range of health issues from menopause and hormone replacement therapy to autism, cancer, aging, and weight […]

Laura Ling & Euna Lee – A Foreign Policy Crisis (by Gotham and Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

On the face of it, North Korea’s sentencing yesterday of Laura Ling and Euna Lee to 12 years of hard labor in one of their infamous labor camps is a devastating blow to all of those hoping for their rapid […]

Intend the Return of Laura Ling and Euna Lee

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In light of the recent sentencing of US journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee in North Korea, and the ongoing stalemate in US and North Korean relations, it is vital that we all hold in our hearts and minds the […]

Do we really want a mini Cold War?

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The issue of Iran’s nuclear threat escalates every day, but it is already wearisome — one more threat to add to a pile that’s too high already. Several weeks ago Iran launched a solid fuel missile capable of striking Israel. […]

Obama’s Call to the Faithful

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President Obama’s superlative speech at Cairo University will be much analyzed. It was, as expected, an address that was rational, intelligent, eloquent, and fair. In stark contrast to George Bush’s catch phrase, “clash of civilizations,” Obama made every effort to […]

Obama and North Korea – Not too much to ask (By Gotham and Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

For centuries Cairo University in Egypt has been the home to progressive thinkers, provocative activists, and dynamic policy-makers that have had a profound impact on the course of Human history from the days of Cleopatra to Anwar Sadat to President […]

Sign the Petition to Free Laura Ling and Euna Lee (By Gotham and Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

Pay attention, please. It matters.  Please take the time to review, contemplate, and sign the following petition: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/free-euna-and-laura This Thursday, June 4th (Wednesday Night in the US), Laura Ling and Euna Lee, two American journalists will go on trial in […]

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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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