Sai Baba                                                                                                  Country Code for India: 0091  

                                                           Area Code for Puttaparthi: 8555


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Sai Baba's 'travel-schedule'

January Puttaparthi -February Puttaparthi / Whitefield. Swami usually leaves for Whitefield after Shivaratri Celebrations. March Whitefield. April Whitefield / Kodai. Swami leaves for Kodai around April 5th. Sometimes He reschedule it until late April, and then stays until early May, after Easwaramba day. May Whitefield  Sometimes, Swami goes to Bombay to celebrate the inaguration of the Dharmashektra on May 11-13. June Whitefield / Puttaparthi, Swami returns to Puttaparthi in mid-June. July Puttaparthi August Puttaparthi September Puttaparthi October Puttaparthi November Puttaparthi December Puttaparthi.


Festivals and Events

Some festivals usually observed at Prasanthi Nilayam are noted below. usually a discourse is given by Swami..

Makara Sankranti (January)
This festival is dedicated to the Sun God

Vaikunth Ekadashi (January)

Maha Sivarathri (February)

Yugadi or Ugadi (March)
This festival marks the New Year, according to the Indian lunar calendar.

Sree Ram Navami (March)
This festival marks the birthday of Lord Rama,

Guru Purnima (July)
This festival dedicated to the Guru,

Janmashtami (September)
This festival marks the birthday of Lord Krishna.

Onam (September)

Navarathri or Dassara (October)
This nine-day festival is dedicated to the Goddess of Energy (Shakti)

Deepavali (November)
This festival of lights

Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s Birthday
(23rd November).

Christmas (25th December


Daily Talks by Staff

Talks on Spiritual disciplines are delivered  daily, between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Punjabi canteen, on top floor. Kindly check the display board at ashram for further information on speaker of the day.

Registration Procedures

The Public Relation's Office is located at North 7, A 26. General inquiries as regards ashram schedules and services can be made from the Public Relations Office. Accommodation procedures are simple and quick. Note: all foreign nationals require a valid passport for registration. After the routine registration and a nominal fee, accommodation is offered in a room or residence hall. One can choose to share rooms with two, or up to four, persons. Opening Hours 6:00 am to 9:00 pm Daily, including weekends
Orientation Talks for  the new visitors is given every day at 8:00 a.m. for one hour in the Punjabi Canteen, top floor. Obligatory information regarding codes of conduct at the ashram etc is explained at the talk.




Sanathana Sarathi is the monthly magazine published by the Ashram in English and Telugu.

Subscriptions can be made for countries outside India, or within India. Subscriptions must be paid in cash, Indian Rupees, or per Money Order or Demand Drafts which are issued by the Bank. All payments should be made payable to:
The Convenor
Sri Sathya Sai Books and Publications Trust
Sanathana Sarathi
Prasanthi Nilayam
Andhra Pradesh—515134






Books on Sri Sathya Sai Baba and his discourses and writings, as well as books written by devotees and staff members are available at  Book Shop also one can buy Bhajan and  Audio discourse CD's, audiocassettes VCD's of old and latest Swami discourses and rare film footage.





Location :
Prasanthi Nilayam is located in Puttaparthi, Ananthapur district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is 80 Kms from Ananthapur town and 120 kms from Bangalore.

Climate :
The climate is warm & dry almost throughout the year. Light rainfall occurs during the months of June - August and October - December. Climate is pleasant during December - January.




Chaitanya Jyothi
A museum on the Mission and Message of Sathya Sai Avtar was constructed to commemorate constructed to commemorate Bhagwan's 75th Birthday. On display are many exhibits about the life and Mission of Bhagwan arranged at 8 levels. The architecture represents a fusion of different cultures and architectural forms like Chinese roof, Gothic arches and Moorish domes.

Siva Mandir
The birth place of Bhagwan Baba is now adorned by a Shiva Temple sanctified by Bhagwan in 1979. Puja is performed here everyday at dawn and dusk. Legends of his birth and childhood leclas can be visualised here.

Village Temples
As you go into the village you can see the Gopal Swami Temple (Krishna as cowherd), Hanuman Temple and a small temple of Satyabhama (consort of Krishna). There is also an old Mandir which is now used as a wedding hall.

For the convenience of the local mnsinn population Bhagwan had a mosque and a hall constructed and opened in 197K. Prayers are conducted regularly.

Kalyana Mantapa

Anjaneya Swami Temple

'Wishfulfilling' Tree

Chitravathi River

Parents Samadhi

Sai Gita—The Elephant

Sathya Sai Nagar


Educational Institutes

S.S.S. Hillview Stadium


Super Specialty Hospital

S.S.S. Airport


Useful Telugu Phrases (Local spoken language)

English Telugu
Hi or Hello Namaskaaram
Please Please
Thank You Dhanyavaadaalu
Yes Awnu
No Ledu
Where can I find Idi ekkada dorukunu
I want water Naaku neellu kaavaali
I want a ticket Naaku ticket kaavali
Where is the toilet Bathroom ekkada
I am from Australia Nenu Australia nunchi vachchanu
Are you open tomorrow Repu therchuntundha?
Is this very far Tsaala doorama?
How much is this Idi enta? Deeni dhara enta?
This is too expensive Idi tsaala ekkuva dhara
Make this price less Thaggitsandi
How are you? Ela unnaaru?
Sorry Khamintsandi
Please daya chesi
Ok sarey
What? Emi
Where Ekkada?
How? Ela? Etla?
When? Eppudu?
Who? Evaru?
Why? yenduku
What is the price? Idheeni Dhara entha?
I don't understand naku artham kavatam ledu
Tell me the way please Daya chesi dova tsoopisthaaraa
What is your name? Mee peru enti?
My name is Naa peru ..
Right Kudipakka
Left Yendampakka
One Okati
Two Rendu
Three Moodu
Four Naalugu
Five Aeedhu
Six Aaru
Seven Yedu
Eight Enimidhi
Nine Tommidhi
Ten Padhi
One hundred Nooru/ Vandha
Two hundred rendu vandhalu