April 2, 2008
Diane Bondareff/Associated Press Deepak Chopra, the New Age writer and entrepreneur, poses for a photograph at the Chopra Center & Spa, March 17, in New York. "The Third Jesus" is his third book.
NEW YORK - Before he became known for promoting holistic health and spirituality, Deepak Chopra adhered to traditional Western medicine as an endocrinologist in Boston. He eventually questioned this approach, returning to the centuries-old Indian system of Ayurveda to find a balance between faith and science.