BABA REMOVES HANKERING FOR DRINK
Baba to D V Sambare (who was getting addicted): 'Boy, why do you behave like this? See, I give you this warning first that you should give up drink. If you do not heed this, I will not warn you again but leave you to your fate.'
D V Sambare forswore liquor. He was free of the hankering.
One day his superior invited him to a dinner, a big party and came up to see that the glassful kept before him was not drunk by D V Sambare. The latter offered excuses which were laughed at. In this perplexity of D V Sambare, all the hall lights were extinguished suddenly. The host went to look at the cause. Meanwhile an obliging neighbour drank up D V Sambare's glass. The host returned, saw the glass empty and thanking his pleading was successfully went away.
Baba performed a chamtkar to save D V Sambare, - for none could discover how the lights were extinguished and again lit up by themselves.
(- from Baba's Charters and Sayings, No. 292)