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.