Lifetimes Achievement Award & Ommiewood Hall of Fame
Deepak Chopra Author of "Opening to Your Intuition and Psychic Sensitivity: Developing Your Sixth Sense " (Series)
DEEPAK CHOPRA MD, FACP, founder of The Chopra Foundation, a non-profit entity for research on well-being and humanitarianism, and Chopra Global, a modern-day health company at the intersection of science and spirituality, is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. Chopra is a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego and serves as a senior scientist with Gallup Organization. He is the author of over 90 books translated into over forty-three languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. For the last thirty years, Chopra has been at the forefront of the meditation revolution and his 92nd book, Abundance (Harmony Books) provides an enlightening guide to success, fulfillment, wholeness, and plenty, offering practical advice on how to cultivate a sense of abundance in times of fear and insecurity. TIME magazine has described Dr. Chopra as “one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century.”
The Chopra Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to improving health and well-being, cultivating spiritual knowledge, expanding consciousness, and promoting world peace to all members of the human family.
The mission of the Chopra Foundation is to advance the cause of mind/body spiritual healing, education, and research through fundraising for selected projects.
We offer teaching and resources for health and spirituality for disadvantaged individuals and communities, specifically through our concrete commitments to:
At-risk children, introducing them to music and art for empowerment, meditation and mind body practices.
Low-income women and teenagers, offering them comprehensive pre-natal support to help bring their babies safely to full term and birth weight.
Prisoners, teaching them meditation for awareness and peace.
Educating healers, about the powerful resources of Ayurveda, mind-body practices and spirituality, through giving scholarships to selected healers to attend specific programs.
Initiating scientific research into mind-body practices to support our educational work and further understanding.