Sathya Sai Baba Ashram
Sathya Sai Baba
Sri Sathya Sai Baba is one of the most revered spiritual leaders of the 20th
century. He has propagated the message of looking towards God and moving on
the path of spirituality throughout the world. He has never intended to
start a religion and nor does He recommend His followers to adopt a
particular religion. From a young age of 14, Shri Satya Sai Baba has been
working towards the goal of serving others and guiding them in the right
He has been walking on this path for more than 50 years, with the highest
ideals of truth, right conduct, peace, love, and non-violence. People from
far off places come to the Sri Sathya Sai Baba Ashram at Puttaparthi, known
as Prasanthi Nilayam. Baba interacts with all His followers on a personal
level, without any intermediary in between.
Prasanthi Nilayam Puttaparthy
The main ashram of Shri Sathya Sai Baba is at Puttaparthy and it is known as
Prasanthi Nilayam, meaning "abode of the highest peace". Sathya Sai Baba
inaugurated the ashram on November 23, 1950, His 25th birthday. The ashram
complex consists of beautiful temples, a kalpavriksha (wish-fulfilling tree)
a meditation tree and a Darshan hall, where Sathya Sai Baba meets his
devotees. There is also a post office, a public relations desk, a canteen
and even a bakery within. Just a village a few years back, Puttaparthi has
progressed to a developed town.
Other Satya Sai Baba Ashrams in
Apart from the main ashram at Puttaparthi, there are two other Satya Sai
Baba Ashrams also in India, namely…
The Brindavan Ashram of Shri Satya Sai Baba is situated in Whitefield, on
the outskirts of Bangalore.
The third ashram of Sri Sathya Sai Baba is at Kodai Kanal, a beautiful hill
station in India.
Message of Sri Sathya Sai Baba
Satya Sai Baba encourages people to look inside themselves and recognize who
exactly they are. An individual is not the mind, not the mind; he is the
eternal spirit that temporarily occupies the mind and the body. He preaches
people to have unquestionable faith in God and follow their own conscience
with courage and resolve. This is what spirituality is all about and this is
what will bring unity and peace. The main motto of Baba has been "Love All,
Teachings of Shri Satya Sai Baba
Through His writing as well as His discourses, Satya Sai Baba has created a
wide pool of knowledge and guidance. The main teachings of Baba have been
person may follow any religion, but he must do it utmost devotion.
Always respect other religions.
Always respect your country and abide by its laws.
is one, but His names are different.
Good behavior and morality must be strictly followed in everyday life.
Serve the poor, the needy and the sick, without expecting anything in
values of truth, divine love, right conduct, peace and non-violence should
be followed and promoted.
How to Reach Sri Sathya
Sai Baba Ashram, Puttaparthi
There is an airport at Puttaparthi. One can also go to Bangalore airport,
with direct flights to almost all the major cities in India.
The railway station at Puttaparthi has regular train services to Bangalore.
There are frequent buses as well as taxi services between Puttaparthy and