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Reaching Prasanthi Nilayam

The Divine Love of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba attracts people from far and wide to Prasanthi Nilayam, the abode of supreme peace located in the small village of Puttaparthi. What was once a small hamlet, has now become an internationally known spiritual center. The ashram Prasanthi Nilayam (Abode of Supreme Peace) is situated in Puttaparthi in the Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh State in South India. It is 150 kilometers (about 90 miles) north east of Bangalore, about 85 km from Anantapur, 30 km from Penukonda, 40 km from Dharmavaram and 450 km from Hyderabad.

Puttaparthy is well-connected to all the major cities in the southern part of India. The holy town has its own airport, railway station and bus stands. Getting to Puttaparthi from any other city in Andhra Pradesh is easy, since a network of good roads connects it with other parts of the country.


By Road

A taxi from Bangalore to Prasanthi Nilayam takes around 2.5 to 3 hours and the fare varies from time to time. To make arrangements for a taxi from Prasanthi Nilayam to Bangalore, contact one of the taxi operators and travel agents that have offices outside the ashram. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation and the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation operates buses to and from Puttaparthi to many cities / towns.