The principle behind ayurveda, the 5,000-year old Indian medical system, is that physical health is intimately connected to the greater cycles of the natural world. All living things--including human beings--feel the earth at the cellular level, explains renowned ayurvedic physician Deepak Chopra. We have a primordial ocean inside us.

Deepak Chopra is an endocrinologist specializing in internal medicine, and the former chief of staff at the New England Memorial Hospital. Known best for his national best-selling books, "Quantum Healing" and "Perfect Health," Dr. Chopra has appeared on many national radio and television programs. He also serves as the president of the American Association for Ayurvedic Medicine.
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