Deepak Chopra

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Deepak Chopra is an Indian physician living in the United States. He holds a degree in medicine from the University of New Delhi. He is also a writer and teacher of Ayurveda, spirituality and mind-body medicine. Chopra believes that a person can achieve "perfect health", a condition "free of disease, which never feels pain" and "that may not grow old or die." Seeing the human body as being subjugated by a "quantum mechanical body" composed not of matter but of energy and information, he believes that "human aging is fluid and changeable, it can accelerate, slow down, stop for a while, and even even if it reverses, "as determined by one's state of mind. He says his practices can also treat chronic diseases. In 1999, Time magazine included him in his list of 100 personalities of the century, calling him "poet and prophet of alternative medicines."

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