It was morning and I was installing my rolling mill in the factory. The fly wheel was being fixed onto the shaft. The wheel, weighing a few tons was being lifted with the help of a chain block which hung from top of a tripod about 12 feet high. It was balanced properly on the floor and while pulling up the wheel, the stand lost it’s balance. The chain block along with the tripod and the wheel fell. I, being the chief instructor for the operation was standing very close to the tripod. Before I realized, I was on the floor and the structure was on top of me. I was badly hurt and lost consciousness.
All the workers engaged in the process, around 12 to 15 of them, removed the heap of metal and I regained consciousness. My Production Manager, a retired army man proposed to take me to the Hospital. To this I said, “ I shall go home, change my clothes and then you may take me to the Hospital.” I was bleeding profusely since my hand was bruised and first-aid was given in the factory itself.
After changing my clothes, I enquired and found that Guruji was at his office in Pusa Institute (near East Patel Nagar). On reaching, I found a dozen people standing in the lawns, waiting to meet Guruji. I could see Guruji standing in the verandah of the building. I assumed, Guruji, had seen me. After waiting for a couple of minutes I sent someone to convey to Guruji about the accident. When he returned, I enquired as to what Guruji had said. The man took me by surprise telling me :
“Guruji said, Yes, I know, Mara To Nahin Na” meaning (he hasn’t died !!).
After half an hour Guruji approached me, blessed me and commanded me to go Wellington Hospital for stitches on the wound. Two cars full of people were sent with me by Guruji to Wellington Hospital. My condition was such that I could not lift my right arm and right leg. I felt totally devoid of energy. Later, I was taken back to Guruji at Gole Market, a house where Guruji’s sister lived… Guruji made me sit on a bed gave a glass full of ice cold water after having sipped it. After I drank the chilled water I started feeling drowsy and could feel my body temperature rise rapidly. Guruji sat watching a cricket match on T.V.
After a few hours, He woke me up and said, “Rajje, lets go to Gurgaon”. I was feeling extremely weak but knew that Guruji also knew about me needing rest. Guruji’s attitude was totally normal and carefree. When we started for Gurgaon. I was surprised, when He asked me to drive the car. I pleaded, “Guruji, could you drive?”. He said, “No, You Drive, I shall sit by your side”
My condition was such that I could not use my right hand & leg. I was driving the Ambassador car, using my left hand for changing gears, for controlling steering and lifting my right leg to place on the accelerator as well as on the brake pedal. It was dark by the time we reached Gurgaon. I sat while Guruji was meeting people.
At about 12.00 midnight Guruji told me, “Ok Beta, now you go home” I requested Him to send some body with me who could drive me back home, but Guruji said, “No Beta, you drive yourself.”
I could not imagine, how would I drive alone? When my right side was not working and that I was feeling extreme weakness and was drowsy. But “He is Guruji”. So I drove and reached Punjabi Bagh alone in the middle of night.
TWO DAYS LATER
I went to have Guruji’s Darshan at his Curzon Road office. I was standing in the verandah out side his office room, when I met Jeevan Katyal. He asked me, “Was it around 11 or 12 P.M., when your accident took place?”
I said, “Yes.”
Then he told me that on that very day he was standing in the verandah along with Guruji. Suddenly, Guruji looked up in the sky, uttered your name and went on abusing you for a couple of minutes. After that Guruji became quiet as if He was satisfied.
I was unable to understand Guruji’s action. I know, Guruji loves you very much, then how come He abused you with such anger? “Looking at His roop, I was frightened, but could not dare to ask any question”, said Jeevan.
Now a question arises.
• Guruji was abusing His shishya at a different location –
• His shishya met with an accident at a different location – but the time is the same.
I don’t know much – but can assume one thing that Guruji was watching the occurrence of what was happening with his shishya in the factory.
The shishya, though suffered injuries but he lived, because of Guruji’s contact which was maintained while He abused.
More details can be had when some of Guruji’s Shishyas sit together and pray to Guruji for enlightenment.