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Deepak Chopra


Deepak Chopra

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Deepak Chopra to appear at JCCC in November

Deepak ChopraOVERLAND PARK, Kan. – World-renowned author Deepak Chopra will appear at Johnson County Community College on Thursday, Nov. 14, to talk about What Are You Hungry For?

That's the name of his latest book, which will go on sale in early November. In it, Chopra returns to his health and wellness roots with a new approach to weight loss.

Chopra will speak at 7 p.m. in the Carlsen Center's Yardley Hall. For tickets, which are  $55 and $37.50, contact the JCCC Box Office at 913-469-4445 or visit The event is presented by the JCCC Foundation's Nell Mitchell Lecture Series and co-sponsored by the college.

The ticket price will include a copy of the book that will be available for pickup that evening. Chopra will sign books after his presentation.

A booking agent for Chopra said that Kansas City is one of the few stops Chopra will

make on this national book tour. The college is the only place he expects to visit in the metropolitan area.

Chopra, an internist and endocrinologist, is the author of more than 75 books that have been translated into more than 35 languages. Among them is the New York Times best-selling Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul.

His new book focuses on the hungers that can be experienced physically, mentally and spiritually. It asks readers if they are hungry for food or love or self-esteem or perhaps security, acceptance or peace. 

During his talk, Chopra will create a roadmap for "higher health," based on the latest findings in both mainstream and alternative medicine. Here are some of the questions he expects to address:

  • Are we in the midst of a major paradigm shift in science?
  • Is the universe becoming self aware in the human nervous system?
  • Is the next stage of human development conscious evolution?
  • Can we develop a higher awareness of who we are, what we yearn for and what we can ultimately do about it?

Chopra also expects to share practical ways to experience higher consciousness, transformation and healing.