Plague and membership of Jamaat
I could see that there is an extra-ordinary increase in the membership of
the Jamaat. And it is due to the bubonic plague. There are people applying
for initiation who have already been struck by the plague. They write to
say that at the moment they are suffering from the plague and therefore
just writing to say that they should be initiated into the Jamaat. If they
survive this plague they will come in person and get themselves initiated
at my hand.
There are thousands of people who have joined the Jamaat in this condition.
(Malfoozat, vol. 7, pg. 6)