Dr. Pillai authored many notable books on diverse topics. His academic credentials are in Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, and Public Finance. He retired from the Indian Revenue Service, and was empanelled in the International Roster by the United Nations in June, 1989 and International Monetary Fund in 1992. Dr. Pillai’s book on ‘VAT’ was acclaimed as an authoritative work and a valuable addition to tax literature by the then FM of India. “Mystic Awareness for the Modern Mind” was his first book on scientific spirituality that critics hailed as a “pathfinder to an enriched existence”. “Upanishads” was another popular book that gave the modern youth a rational mode of spirituality without the color of faiths. His book on the great sage, “Shri Ramana Maharshi”, revealed the compassionate mindset and ideas of an extraordinary mystic with scientific attitude. “The Queen of Genes”, was on the genetic superiority of women and it was released by Paul A. Folmsbee, US Consul General, in the presence of two leading actors, John Abraham and Jackie Shroff. Income from this book will support his initiatives on children’s cancer care.