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Although Shri Nathji had remained in the background and concealed His real self from people during the early days of his youth with Shri Babaji Bhagwan, yet his divine light was not such as to be hidden from people. The very divine glow on his face and the unique beauty which accompanied it were enough to attract humanity to him. Something within the hearts of people told them that Shri Nathji was their nearest and dearest loved one. In his personality they experienced God.
On one occasion when he took the permission of Shri Babaji Bhagwan and went from Amritsar to the holy city of Taran Taaran, the effect of his personality on the people there was beyond description. He was only sixteen years old at the time. The unspoken, unseen, voices of the Sikh Gurus appeared to welcome him to the city. Shopkeep­ers, merchants, the young and the old, men, women, and children stepped out of their homes to catch a glimpse of this Divine Being. When he spoke, multitudes flocked to him. People were engulfed in a sea of bliss. They followed him wherever he went, they would not leave him. They wept as if possessed by a strange wave of love divine.
Shri Nathji had this effect on people during those early days of his youth. He would forget himself in an ecstasy of Divine Love, and the people would forget themselves. A spiritu­al intoxication would take possession of all. Bliss would rain down on Earth. Many would ignore their worldly chores in this bliss of self-forgetfulness and later complain to Shri Nathji of worldly loss. But when the bliss was taken away from them, when the light divine was turned off by Shri Nathji, they would thirst for it again and beg Shri Nathji to restore it to them. Whenever Shri Nathji left any town, the entire folk of the area followed him in a last farewell to the outskirts. Railway stations would be full of people, weeping. Such touching scenes had seldom been witnessed before.
What strange power gripped the hearts of people so that they found separation from Shri Nathji unbearable? It was as if Shri Nathji was their nearest and dearest relative. This, he was. God is the nearest and dearest relative of each and every soul that exists in the Universe.
The qualities of God: Sat, Chit, Anand found expression in the personality of Shri Nathji. Satyam, Shivam, Sundaram: He was Truth, He was the Soul of all, and he was Beautiful as no mortal ever was.