Independence is a great feeling. You don't depend on anyone. You are free to act without consent.
Independence of body is great too. This means you don't have to fight for daily livelihood. You are free from poverty, daily wants.
Independence from violence is great. You no more worry about being physically assaulted.
But the true independence is for the soul. It is when love, intimacy, peace, and joy envelope your life. Your soul feels free from the clutches of pressure, and tension which can put it down. It is independent from pride, greed, jealousy, and ambition.
India celebrates its 71st Independence Day today on Aug 15, 2017. As Indians, let us join hands to seek independence from :
Happy Independence Day ! Jai Hind !