Ashram Info

Puttaparthi Ashram Info

Cloak Room

Telephone Booth

Emergency / Security Office

Maintenance Office

Wheel Chairs for the Physically Challenged

Safe Deposit Locker

Public Relations Office

Advisory Information

Daily Schedule (at Sai Kulwant Hall)

Bhagawan has laid down the daily schedule to be followed in the Ashram. Every activity of the Ashram routine is suffused with deep spiritual significance. See the table below for the Ashram schedule:

5.10 a.m.Aumkar, Meditation and Suprabhatham

5.40 a.m.Veda Chanting and Nagar Sankeertan (Circumambulating the Mandir)

6.30 a.m. – 07.30 a.m.Pooja inside the Bhajan Hall (Entry for Devotees will start at 06.25 a.m.)

8.00 a.m. – 9.00 a.m.Veda Chanting

9.00 a.m. – 9.30 a.m.Bhajans

9.30 a.m. – 10.30 a.m Darshan of Bhagawan’s Mahasamadhi and Prayer Hall

5.00 p.m. – 5.45 p.m.Veda Chanting

5.45 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.Bhajans

6.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.Darshan of Bhagawan’s Mahasamadhi

6.30 p.m. – 6.40 p.mMeditation for Overseas Devotees in Prayer Hall

Extension of Darshan timings:

In response to requests by devotees, an additional time slot has been introduced on Sundays to facilitate Darshan of Bhagawan’s Sannidhi. Starting from September 7, 2014 (Onam Day), on all Sundays, devotees will be allowed to have Darshan of Bhagawan’s Sannidhi from 4.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m, in addition to the current Darshan Timings after Bhajans.

Late Evening Aarti:

To bring the Sannidhi Darshan to a ceremonial close and enhance the spiritual experience for the devotees, an Aarti will be offered at Bhagawan’s Sannidhi on all days towards the close of Evening Darshan, from September 4, 2014 onwards. This will be in addition to the usual Aarti offered after Evening Bhajans. Devotees will not be permitted to approach the Sannidhi after the last Aarti for the day.

Kindly Note:

  • Ladies and gents are seated separately in the hall with separate entrances for ladies and gents.
  • Devotees are generally allowed to be seated inside the Sai Kulwant Hall around 7.45 a.m. for the morning session and around 4.45 p.m. for the afternoon session.
  • The prayer sessions and darshan are open to all. There is no restriction on any basis whatsoever, be it religion, region, status, caste, etc.
  • There is no amount collected from anybody for Darshan.
  • Devotees are not permitted to carry along with them articles like books, bags, purses, mobile phones, cameras and other electronic goods etc. into the Darshan Hall during Darshan time. Devotees may however bring their Veda books to the hall.
  • Electronics articles such as cell phones, can be kept in the cloak room located close to the entrance to the hall. There is also a Luggage Cloak Room near South -1 A – 31.


Prasanthi Nilayam Township is adjacent to the village of Puttaparthi, in Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh, South India (Latitude 14° North, Longitude 78°1 East). It is well-connected by road, rail and air. Bangalore is the nearest metro at about 120 kilometres from the Ashram.


A number of bus services connect Prasanthi Nilayam to cities like Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Vishakhapatnam and Tirupati.

The Prasanthi Nilayam bus terminal is located just opposite the Ashram. It has a fully computerised reservation counter of the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC: [ Phone: (08555) 287210 ]

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC: too runs bus services connecting Prasanthi Nilayam to Bangalore (including a Volvo luxury bus service) and to Mangalore from this terminal. The KSRTC reservation counter is located close to the bus stand. [Phone: (08555) 288938 ]

Private Transport:

There are a number of private bus and taxi operators who ply between Prasanthi Nilayam and cities like Bangalore, Chennai, etc. Please be advised that taxi fares between Bangalore and Prasanthi Nilayam are in the range of Rs. 2500/- to Rs. 3000/-.


The ‘Sri Sathya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam’ railway station is located 8 kilometres from the ashram. There is a computerised railway reservation counter in the bus terminal just outside the Ashram [ Phone: (08555) 287355 ].

There is a direct rail connectivity from the major cities of New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Vishakapatnam, Vijaywada, Bhubneswar etc. Several trains pass through Dharmavaram junction, located 40 Km. from Prasanthi Nilayam too.


Advance booking of accommodation may be done online at This facility is presently for those seeking to book family accommodation.

For Citizens of India and Nepal (with valid Photo ID)

The ‘Sri Sathya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam’ railway station is located 8 kilometres from the ashram. There is a computerised railway reservation counter in the bus terminal just outside the Ashram [ Phone: (08555) 287355 ].

Type of AccommodationOffice LocationOffice TimingsTariff Rates (per head per day)
DormitoryEntrance to the ashram5 a.m. – 9.00 p.m.Rs. 5
Rs. 10
Rs. 20 (with bunker beds)
Rooms (for families)Room No.7 Opp. South Indian Canteen6.15 a.m. – 8.00 p.m.Rs. 80 (semi furnished with Single Cot)
Rs. 150 (Furnished with 2 cots)
Rs. 200 (Furnished with 2 cots)
  • Valid Photo ID: Valid Passport, Driving License, Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Ration Card, Photo identity cards issued by Central/State Government for their employees, Nationalised Bank Passbook with photograph, Student Identity Card with photograph issued by recognized School / College for their students
  • Nepali Citizens must necessarily carry their valid passports.
  • Individuals are provided Dormitory accommodation.

For Overseas Devotees (with Passport and valid Visa) and Non-Resident Indians (with Indian Passport)

Type of AccommodationOffice LocationOffice TimingsTariff Rates (per head per day)
DormitoryNorth Block-8
Room A1
6.15 a.m. – 8.00 pmRs. 20 (with cot for single ladies/gents)
Rs. 25(with cot for single ladies)
Rooms (for families)Rs. 200 (Furnished with 2 cots)
  • Foreign nationals holding Tourist Visas with multiple entry facility are required by law to ensure a gap of at least 2 months between consecutive visits to the country. Kindly visit to be informed on the regulations to be complied with before visiting India.
  • Individuals are provided Dormitory accommodation.


For More Information Please Contact Us

 +91 9440757227