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Jagdish, the son of Bhutt, had a devotion in Shri Nathji equal to that of his parents. He would be lost in Shri Nathji the moment he came before him and had vowed that he would live in the world with only one purpose – and that was to serve Shri Nathji. He had been with Shri Nathji through some of the most pain filled moments of Shri Nathji’s life, between 1941 and 1943, Naini Tal, Lucknow, and Mussoorie, when Shri Nathji had borne unendurable agony in his right arm.
He would give up his job and his studies if he had to be with Shri Nathji to serve him. Bhutt Saheb would write to Jagdish whenever he was with Shri Nathji, saying: If you are living with Shri Nathji for the sake of the fresh air and salubrious surroundings of Mussoorie then come back at once. But if you are staying there solely with the purpose of serving him, then you can stay there for as long as you like!
Whenever Jagdish was away from Shri Nathji he felt like a fish out of water and longed to be with Shri Nathji again. He could not even think of a world without Shri Nathji, and often told Shri Nathji that he existed for him alone.
Mateshwari, too, had become very fond of Jagdish and treated him like a son. Jagdish would frequently play with Pran Nath and Priya Nath and take the children for outings. However Shri Nathji and Mateshwari would always go along with Jagdish and the children! This was because Shri Nathji and Mateshwari never let the children out of their sight at any time except when they went to school at Mussoorie. In the crowded atmosphere of Delhi Shri Nathji and Mateshwari could never even think of allowing the boys out alone with Jagdish or with anyone else.
Jagdish had a friend in Rajjan Misra who was a neighbour in Delhi. Rajjan developed a great faith in Shri Nathji and the two friends were often seen together serving their Lord and Master and playing with the children.
Both of them owned Baby Austin cars. While Jagdish drove a worn-out second hand one, Rajjan had a brand new car. Both of them vied with each other in having Shri Nathji and Mateshwari sit inside their cars. Often, Shri Nathji and Mateshwari would be persuaded to ride in the new car of Rajjan while the children would follow in the old car of Jagdish.
Those were indeed pleasant, joyful days, full of laughter and entertainment for Pran Nath and Priya Nath. “Jaggi and Rajjan” had become two other favourite children for Mateshwari.
Jagdish, Rajjan and the Bhutts, along with Shri Nathji and Mateshwari and the children, would sometimes go to the cinema in Delhi to see the films prevalent in those days.
If the film was a mythical one depicting gods and goddesses, Lord Rama, Lord Krishna or Lord Vishnu and Lord Shanker, the Bhutts as well as Mateshwari would be so overwhelmed that they would fall at the feet of Shri Nathji in the cinema hall itself!
Shri Nathji also saw purely worldly films and enjoyed the sorrows and joys of the world depicted therein. Shri Nathji loved these films and the actors and actresses who played a part in them. He did not find anything in the world that was unpleasant or distasteful in any way.
He saw in everything the universal drama of the Divine Will. Although persons with a limited vision could not understand why a person of Shri Nathji’s stature would enter a cinema hall, for Shri Nathji there was no difference between a cinema hall or any other place in the world. No matter where he went that place transformed itself into a temple of God.