This book vividly portrays the Holy Mother's courage and intense devotion to God in the face of attacks by unsympathetic relatives and hostile detractors who feared the changes brought about by Her universal love. From Her childhood itself, Amma was endowed with an ineffable love for God, and She immersed Herself in that quest, even without a Guru. Treated as a servant by Her family, Amma continued in that role until Her conscious absorption in the bliss of God-Realization made it impossible for Her to discharge Her endless chores. She spent Her time in meditation, devotional singing and dancing, totally absorbed in God Consciousness. In due course, sincere seekers of Self-Realiztion sought Her out in Her remote village in Southern India and found guidance and gained the strength to walk in the spiritual path. Millions have received conforting reassurance and love.