Puttaparthy at a Glance
 
Air :  The nearest major airport is the Bangalore airport located at about 120 kilometres from Prasanthi Nilayam.

Rail : The Sri Sathya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam railway station is located 8 kilometres from the ashram.

Bus :The Prasanthi Nilayam bus terminal is located just opposite the Ashram. APSRTC & KSRTC

 
Area : 8 sq.km
Population : 9,000 (Census 2001)
Rainfall : 902.1 mm (Annual)
Climate : Max : 32C Min 45C
STD Code : 08555
450 Kms from Chennai

 

Puttaparthi is a town situated in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh State. It was also the residence of the notable spiritual teacher Sathya Sai Baba.

The town's main attraction is Baba's Prasanthi Nilayam ashram, the presence of which has given a huge boost to the local economy, in the form of hotels, lodges, restaurants and shops which are largely frequented by visitors to Prasanthi Nilayam..

"The common languages spoken in Puttaparthi are Telugu, Kannada, English and Hindi.

Apart from the main Ashram, Puttaparthi has other places of interest like a Hanuman Temple, a Village Mosque, Sathyabhama Temple, Sai Baba Samadi and etc..

The main attraction at Puttaparthi remained Sathya Sai Baba till his death on 24th April 2011. Visitors can also get a good idea of Indian village life by hiring an autorickshaw and touring the lake, surrounding villages and by interacting with the villagers.

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