challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Chopra. Deepak Chopra tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Deepak.
It may be difficult for Deepak Chopra to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
Deepak may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, Deepak Chopra also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
Deepak has an inner conflict between idealism, hope and faith in the future versus doubt and oppression due to limitations and practical realities. Deepak Chopra needs to develop discipline and patience in order to achieve his aspirations. Chopra will grow by learning to accept frustration and to persevere in spite of obstacles.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. Chopra is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. Deepak Chopra is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Deepak Chopra instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that he is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for him. The direction Deepak Chopra needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Deepak Chopra needs to take what he has learned (either through formal education or his own questing and life experience) and share it with others, communicate it or express it in a way that can benefit others. Knowledge and understanding, which does not enhance either Deepak's quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Chopra's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable Deepak Chopra to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Deepak Chopra is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Deepak Chopra needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is in his way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Deepak Chopra is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Chopra's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, he needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
Deepak Chopra has a very affectionate attitude toward others and the capacity to love a lot of people. There probably is a very deep bond between Deepak and his friends, and when he falls in love, Deepak Chopra is likely to love just as deeply.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 5th house
Jupiter Square Saturn
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Opposition Venus/MC