Buddha: Book summary and reviews of Buddha by Deepak Chopra

Buddha

A Story of Enlightenment

by Deepak Chopra

Buddha
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  • Published in USA  May 2007
    288 pages
    Genre: Historical Fiction

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Buddha is an inspiring re-imagining of the life of a prince who gave up the trappings of royalty for something much more important - wisdom and enlightenment. This revolutionary journey has changed the world forever, and the lessons Buddha taught continue to influence every corner of the globe today. This is a new form of teaching for beloved Chopra and with it he brings us closer to understanding the true nature of life and ourselves.

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"Starred Review. This fast and easy-to-read book teaches without being didactic." - PW.

"When the novel ends, the explanations begin, with Chopra providing a Q and A about the tenets of Buddhism. Many will find his "answers" as enigmatic as they are enlightening." - Booklist.

"More mythic fable than biography, this story is filled with imagined details and dialog combined with legend, fantasy, and the supernatural." - Library Journal.

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Deepak Chopra Author Biography

Deepak Chopra, M.D is the author of more than 65 books, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. His medical training is in internal medicine and endocrinology, and he is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and an adjunct professor of Executive Programs at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is also a Distinguished Executive Scholar at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, and a Senior Scientist at the Gallup organization. For more than a decade, he has participated as a lecturer at the Update in Internal Medicine, an annual event sponsored by Harvard Medical School's Department of Continuing Education and the Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical ...

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Deepak Chopra: cho-prah

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