Seed of the Divine” Book Release

Chennai, 13th May 2019: ‘Seed of the Divine’ a book authored by Dr C. K. Gariyali IAS was released on 13th May 2019 at Arkay Convention Centre, Luz, Mylapore Chennai by Padmabhushan Sri N. Gopalaswami IAS, former Chief Election Commissioner of India, currently serving as the Chairman of Kalakshetra

The book is the 3rd book in the spiritual genre written by Dr. C. K. Gariyali IAS and published by Saraswathi Educational Cultural and Charitable Trust. Dr. C. K. Gariyali is from the 1973 batch of the IAS and has rendered many years of service in the Tamil Nadu Cadre. She was the first woman to be posted as Secretary to Governor and also the first woman posted as Secretary to Chief Minister, which she served under Dr.Selvi. J. Jeya Lalitha. She has also held various portfolios as Secretary Social Welfare, Secretary Tourism. She now serves as a trustee of the Equitas Development Initiatives Trust, working on the CSR projects of Equitas Bank and Adviser to Saraswathi Educational Cultural and Charitable Trust

In the book ‘Seed of the Divine’, Dr. Gariyali has written about the life journey of Mrs. Kim Fraser, a Caucasian woman born in a Catholic family who worked as a barrister in Australia and went on to became an Indian style spiritual guru named Shakthi Durga and is now the leader of a Hindu religious organisation based in Australia. Shakthi Durga realised that her spiritual guru was Sri Narayani Amma of the Sri Narayani Peetam and Golden Temple of Vellore, Tamil Nadu and has dedicated her life to spreading peace, harmony and oneness with nature

Padmabhushan Dr. R. Nagaswamy, world renowned archeologist and Indologist received the first copy of the book from Sri N. Gopalaswami amongst other important dignitaries