OM SAI RAM
Milk was measured by pots and its supply was plentiful. Ghee was never served separately with any item of food for members of the family down to the lowest servant but three vatis (saucer-form vessel of metal) were served for each as a part of every meal. The food for the whole household even ordinarily was of the same high quality including savouries and sweet dishes.
Having enjoyed such prosperity, when the fortunes of Dadasaheb declined temporarily for a few years after Lokamanya Tillak’s arrest she could not adjust to the changed conditions. As we have seen in the article entitled “More About Shirdi Diary” published earlier in Shri Sai Leela, Lokamanya was convicted and sentenced to six years’ imprisonment for sedition on 22-7-1908 and Dadasaheb suddenly decided on 13th August, 1908 to leave for England to secure the release of Lokamanya, and sailed on 15th August.
(to be continued)......
JAI SAI RAM