Dr. Pillai's mission is to alleviate pain and suffering of the human race through
his educational and humanitarian programs. The Pillai Center for MindScience is
an educational institution geared toward enhancing human intelligence and positively
transforming every aspect of life. The Pillai Center is Dr. Pillai's teaching vehicle
that offers MindScience courses in four primary areas: health, prosperity, relationship
and spiritual evolution.
Dr. Baskaran Pillai is an international teacher, spiritual leader, humanitarian
and scholar-mystic from Southern India. Through his educational and humanitarian
initiatives, Dr. Pillai's mission is to alleviate human pain and suffering in all
The Pillai Center for MindScience is an educational institution geared toward enhancing
human intelligence and positively transforming every aspect of life. The Pillai
Center offers courses on human development particularly in the areas of health,
prosperity, relationship and spiritual evolution.
Dr. Pillai is also founder of related educational programs including Mind-Sound
Technology, which develops sound-based media and education programs for youth, and
Astroved.com Pvt Ltd, which focuses on the propagation of the Vedic sciences.
As founder of non-profit Tripura Foundation, Dr. Pillai is committed to abolishing
extreme poverty. For over 20 years, Tripura's programs have been designed to eradicate
hunger, educate children, and empower women & girls. Tripura's current "HoPETown
Initiative" provides sustainable, environmentally-friendly housing for the poorest
of the poor, replacing slum dwellings with beautiful homes. Tripura Foundation also
sponsors Girlstown and Boystown residential facilities for impoverished children,
delivers feeding programs, and offers other relief programs for the impoverished,
mentally ill and destitute around the world.
Dr. Pillai has been a speaker for the United Nations Conference of World Religions
and the World Knowledge Forum, and has hosted forums on Religion and Science. His
scholarly background includes Masters degrees in English Literature and Comparative
Literature from Madurai University and a PhD in Religious Studies from the University
of Pittsburgh where he was both a teaching fellow in the Department of Religious
Studies and Coordinator of Indian Studies program for the Department of International
He is the author of several books including Life Changing Sounds: Tools from the
Other Side, Miracles of the Avatar, and One Minute Guide to Prosperity and
Enlightenment, and the DVD program The Grace Light. He was
also editor of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism for the India Heritage Foundation.
Currently living in the United States with his wife Vasantha, Dr. Pillai spends
much of his time in India and travels extensively around the world.