MY LESSON IN PERSISTENCE
There were times when my father went out to speak about Knowledge and people didn't show up to hear him. I know that once he spoke every day for a week in Bombay, at Chopati. The events were not full. People would come, wander in and go again. It was noisy, terrible, not many people wanted to listen. But a few people received Knowledge at that time. That made everything right.
Another time, there was a person who used to work in the Delhi Cloth Mill and he invited my father to come and speak there. I think five or ten people came and heard him. Out of that five or ten people, one person received Knowledge.
The going was not easy. It was tough.
There was no support system, no infrastructure.
But he persevered and he never got disappointed. Never.
Grande Baie, Mauritius, 1 September 1996