We experience STRESS; when our freedom is
In cellular jails the freedom is throttled in terms
of even making movements and meeting people apart
from all other things and hence the life is extremely
Lack of freedom of availability; of security, food,
water, clothes, shelter, health care, education etc.; creates
Conversely, compulsion or imposition (lack of
freedom) to live only in certain in certain conditions, eat
only certain type of food, drink only certain quantity and
unsafe water, wear only certain type of clothes, live in
certain type of shelters, get only certain kind of health
care, get only certain type of education; cause STRESS.
Freedom of building shelters, using medicinal
herbs, cultivating land, running businesses etc; without
oppressive, coercive and harrowing license system; or
throttling restrictions on all these by various laws; is
denial of freedom and hence extremely STRESSFUL.
Moving to other countries, doing business in
other countries, expressing ourselves in paintings, music,
literature, movies, dramas and so on; are subsequent
aspects of freedom.
When we define and hail political freedom; we
have to consider these different aspects of freedom and
see; whether majority of us in the world are FREE!
We often differentiate between those who
participate in political freedom movements and those
who don’t. But it would be clear now, that an individual
or an organization that does not participate in political
freedom movement is not necessarily antinational or
against freedom! Thus artists, scientists, hermits, health
workers, government servants, social reformers, atheists,
internationalists, different religious leaders; might not
have participated in political freedom struggles; in
different countries. But they are not antinational or
If majority of us are not free; then why do we;
who can not control our behavior; try to impose
ourselves and suffocate the freedom of the weaker
sections? Conversely; why do we; even as the selfless
guidance comes to us free of cost; for getting freed; turn
blind eye and deaf ear to it?
Are we really interested to get freed from weak,
wrong and criminal elements inside and outside; without
vindictiveness? Are we striving for such freedom of
individual and global blossoming i.e. Total Stress
Management (the core of which is NAMASMARAN)?