Mother India’s Independence-Height revealed to the aspiring earth-consciousness the illumining Vision of the Soul’s Light and the fulfilling Reality of the Soul’s Delight.
India’s aspiration-heart is the Beauty of world-promise. India’s realisation-life is the Duty for world-progress,
In observance of the twenty-eighth anniversary of India’s independence, the editor of the monthly Indian-American newspaper India Abroad requested many prominent Indians in America to offer their statements on the topic, “What does August 15 Mean to You this Year?" Their replies were published in a special anniversary issue. This is Sri Chinmoy’s contribution.↩