Review: Quantum Healing by Deepak Chopra

In searching for an answer to why do we think that sickness is wrong, I came across Deepak Chopra’s book, Quantum Healing. I’m familiar with Chopra’s work and have probably read this book long ago. However, reading it with fresh eyes, I need to recommend it to others because of a couple of important conclusions.

On issue that I had with his Perfect Health book is that health is available to us all. He makes it sound so easy. But in Quantum Healing, Chopra points out that health and illness are very complicated issues. It’s not just about the patient. It is about the environment. It can also be about karma. Chopra brings a very important detail about karma into the discussion. Karma isn’t a personal thing, as having something be personal is all about the ego. Therefore, it is not my karma or your karma, but simply karma. That means that any of us may choose or be chosen to balance help balance the karmic scales whenever there is something evil that has been done. This means that we don’t necessarily pay exactly for our sins but we pay for the collective.

Within this book there is a lot of good information and lots of things to consider. It may be a bit difficult for those without a medical background. Most of Chopra’s work is very accessible to anyone but there are parts in here where he attempts to explain some complicated ideas. Overall he does a fine job but impatient readers may get lost.

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Bonnie Koenig has been a licensed acupuncturist since 1999. She is passionate about helping people find real healing and real health. In the process she keeps asking about our attitudes towards sickness and health. Only by being clear on what sickness is, can we ever find health.

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