extraordinary book unveils the scientific source of true spirituality. A vision
of reality emerges when the brain is in the grip of “near-death” frenzy. The
dominant ego declines and consciousness shifts to the right side of the brain.
True mystics like Ramana Maharshi meditated up on the dazzling vision and
reached “nirvana”, the culmination of spiritual quest. The god men, who sell
yoga, meditation, and salvation, are self-centered mimics with inflated ego and
greed. The facts now revealed by brain scans might debunk the divine comedy of
fake monks misleading the masses?
euphoria of “Meditating Monkeys” cannot take humans to lasting bliss and
calmness. The only authentic route to sustainable spiritual transformation is
shifting consciousness through egoless meditation. Universal compassion is the
prominent expression of true enlightenment. The transition of mystics from the
ordinary to the sublime can motivate the modern youth to achieve similar
awakening. This book shows the reality but faiths may deny it with divine
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.