Puttaparthi ( Andhra Pradesh , South India)
Puttaparthi, a famous religious centre due to constructive social work of Satya Sai Baba, is 50 kms from Ananthapur or 250 kms from Bangalore. Once a sparsely populated village, it has shot into national and international fame due to the presence of Bhagavan Satya Sai Baba. Domestic and foreign devotees visit this place seeking spiritual solace. Prashanti Nilayam is the abode of Baba and the main building in this place. There are several other building housing the educational institutions, hundreds of cottages and rest houses for the visitors. One of the biggest hospitals with all the modern facilities has come into existence in this place. It is connected by an air strip and railway line. Several buses operate regularly to this place from almost all the important cities of the country.