As narrated by people, the story of Sakhubai becomes still more interesting
While Sakhubai passed away, Lord Vittala was working in her guise at Karaveerapura.
"I will look after your duties until you come back," He had promised her. Lord
consort Rukmayi now was at a loss as to how to get Him back. She decided that the only
solution was to revive Sakhu back to life. She gave 'darshan' to Her devotees in their
dreams and asked them to bring Sakhu's mortal remains to Her. Rukmayi touched them
with Her divine hands and revived Sakhubai and told her: "Dear great devotee, go back
to your Karaveerapura home. Lord Vittala is staying there taking your form. Send Him back.
You are blessed. Go."
Sakhubai walked back home. Vittala in her guise
was standing on the banks of river
Krishna carrying a couple of pots. Sakhu ran and fell at His feet exclaiming, "0
What a mad woman I have been to make you undertake these tasks! I did not even ask who you
were. I don't know what tasks you were asked to attend to. Please forgive me."
Lord Vittala laughed and replied: "There is nothing I will not do for my devotees.
Hereafter, your life will be happy. You are blessed. Lead a life of help and service to
Sakhu, blessed by her Lord, returned to her house joyfully.
Gayyalibai was surprised when she heard her daughter-in-law's story. "0 God! How I
made you to toil for me!" she cried remorsefully. Now she felt immensely happy that
Sakhu had received God's blessings. "My dear, please forget the past. You are the
light of our family," she emotionally told her.
Sakhubai's entire life-mode had now changed. Her husband, the mother-in-law and the
father-in-law had all changed their attitude towards her and treated her with great
respect. She continued to be affectionate and friendly to all of them. She explained the
greatness of God and ' 'Bhakti' to all the people around her and led a life of peace and