Archive for October 5th, 2009

Deepak Chopra on Death, Timelessness, Fathers and Sons

October 5, 2009

Deepak Chopra

When I asked Deepak Chopra to share a moment when he felt deeply connected to spirit for my book, Sixty Seconds: One Moment Changes Everything, he told me this moving account of his final farewell to his father.

Chopra, a pioneer of alternative medicine, has melded modern theories of quantum physics with the timeless wisdom of ancient cultures to change the way the world views physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social wellness. His Chopra Centers in New York City and Carlsbad, California, focus on enhancing health and nourishing the human spirit. Chopra’s books include The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire and Ageless Body, Timeless Mind. Click here to visit Deepak’s website.

My grandfather and I were very close. When I was six years old, my father was training in cardiology in England. One day my grandfather took us to the movies and the circus and then out for dinner. That night, he died in (more…)