The uncompromising and firm preaching of truth by Maharishi made many people his enemy, who conspired to poison Swamiji.
As per plan on 'Ashwin - Krishna - Chaturdashi corresponding to 29th Sept 1883, the cook of Swamiji Jagan Nath served poisoned milk. At night swamiji felt uneasy and he knew that poison has been administreted. He called jagannath and only said "you do not know the damage you have done for the public welfare, as by my death now, my work will be left incomplete" Hving saidn this he gave five hundred rupees to jagannath and advised him to run away to Nepal. So unparalleled was Maharishi'spardon to the person who fetally poisoned him.