Mukti Helped Rajinder to Win Over Drug Addiction
Hailing originally from Kharar, Vishal reached Ambala when his father’s close
friend adopted him, who had 3 daughters. After adoption his parents were
blessed with a baby boy of their own. His real mother visited him a couple of
times with lots of toys, but when she saw that he didn’t recognize her and was
happy, she relaxed. Vishal sometimes felt that his younger brother was
pampered a little more than him. Life went on, and in the year 2000 when Vishal
was in his 12th standard, his father retired from his job and started his own
business of selling LIC and post office related policies. He earned around 1500-
2000 Rs a month. Vishal chose to finish his graduation through correspondence
and started contributing his time and energy in his dad’s business and putting in
12 hours a day.
The business grew manifolds and slowly Vishal completely took
over the reins of his father’s business. His earnings rose to 1 lakh per month and
then 20,000 a day, in a matter of two years. Everything was booming in his life.
He got a bike for himself, had multiple mobiles and started drinking beer
casually with his rich friends once in awhile. In 2007 his younger brother met
with an accident on railway track and died suddenly under very suspicious
circumstances. This event shook Vishal badly; he went into shock and became
depressed. He stopped going to work and would just sit at home in his room, or
meet up only with his drinking friends and drown his sorrow in alcohol. Whisky
made him feel more relaxed and tension free, so it became a daily habit. And as
money was not a problem; he stocked his entire bed box with whisky and
became totally dependent on it. He tried to work again. Unfortunately he could
not, as he was under the influence of alcohol and would sweat and shake if he
didn’t consume alcohol. He stopped eating altogether and lost more than half of
his actual weight. He would be lying unconscious for hours at a stretch and his
family got worried. His parents came from Kharar and took him with them. His
sister took him to a doctor. And in a year’s time he stopped drinking and took up
a job there. He started drinking casually once again and in 2014 around Diwali
he drank a lot and woke up 5 days later. His office, people about his absence,
informed his family.
Finally he joined a De-addiction Centre SPYM in sector-18.
With multiple activities, medicine and family support he was able to overcome
addiction. But he was still not confident that he would be able to move out. He
then joined the Art of Living’s Happiness program and never looked back again.
Recently he got married and is happy in his job. Life is Good.