Shri Kewal Kishen had invited a large number of people to come for Shri Nathji’s darshan. His younger brother, Shri Dwarka Nath, had just returned from London with a degree in Law. Shri Kewal Kishen told him of Shri Nathji. At first Shri Dwarka Nath showed no interest in meeting Shri Nathji because he did not believe in spirituality. Later, however, he consented to listen to Shri Nathji’s words, who was to speak in their house that day.
I will not get up from my chair to show respect to him, said Shri Dwarka Nath, because I believe neither in God nor in so- called mahatmas and saintly personalities.
At least do so out of ordinary courtesy, said his brother, like you would for an honourable guest.”
But Shri Dwarka Nath was adamant. He would not get up from his chair when Shri Nathji came. It was a deliberate rudeness.
Shri Nathji arrived and spoke to the gathering in his usual divine and loving manner. At the end of his sermon, the first person to meet him was Shri Dwarka Nath.
Sir, said Dwarka Nath, before you came, I had resolved not to get up from my chair to show respect to you. But a strange thing happened. The moment you entered the room, I found myself standing. I cannot even recall when I consciously performed the act. Forgive me, now, for my past impertinence.
Dwarka Nathji, Shri Nathji said, when someone gets up to greet me, he finds me standing already to greet him.
A miraculous change came over Shri Dwarka Nath in that one first meeting with Shri Nathji. A hardened atheist was converted to a believer in a single glance. His had been a pure soul in search of truth and he accepted it the moment he found it in Shri Nathji.
Shri Dwarka Nath became a great devotee of Shri Nathji. At the insistence of Shri Dwarka Nath and his father, Shri Nathji agreed to live in their house for a few days, where multitudes thronged for Shri Nathji’s darshan and blessings. Shri Dwarka Nath would take Shri Nathji for a drive in his car every day so that Shri Nathji could relax after hours of speaking to people.