day ends in night, he experienced a great shock just then. The news
of the death of his loving wife, who on hearing her affectionate
Lord renouncing worldly life, upset him. She turned into a Pisachi
for the sin of suicide. When she wailed piteously appearing in her
new form at the feet of her lord, he pitied her and released her
from that dreadful life by sprinkling water from his Kamandal. The
grateful Madhavas offer first prayers to her on all auspicious
occasions thence forwards. Then he commenced his desaparyatana-a
duty indispensable for every Matapravakta.
the fragrance of his literary fame and miracle making power spread
and hovered over everywhere, people in thousands and lacs vied with
one another to offer pujas, Bikshas and act as hosts at all places.
With discourses and miracles, he won the affection and reverence
from all sections of people, wherever he went. Sometimes refusing
the wealthy man, he used to receive Biksha in common but devout