10 Questions for Deepak Chopra

In more than 40 books, the Indian-born doctor-turned-guru Deepak Chopra has offered spiritual guidance to a large and devoted following. In his latest, Peace Is the Way (Harmony; 263 pages), he envisions a world in which citizens make peace a priority and show respect for their opponents. He spoke with TIME's Andrea Sachs about God, war and his own popularity.

A FAN OF YOURS TOLD A REPORTER, "HE'S RIGHT UP THERE WITH THE DALAI LAMA, THE BUDDHA AND JESUS." WHAT ABOUT THAT? I wish, I wish.

ON THE OTHER HAND, YOU'VE BEEN CALLED "THE SWAMI OF THE RICH, HIP AND FAMOUS."...

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