The hospital is located next to the Prasanthi Nilayam ashram. Some of the facilities available in and around the campus are as follows:-
- Sathya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam Railway Station ( 8 kms)
- Puttaparthi Bus Stand (½ km) KSRTC and APSRTC bus services. Frequent services to Bangalore
Food Kiosks at the Hospital and in the Ashram :
General Hospital compound contains a kiosk providing tea coffee, juice and hygienic food for breakfast and tiffin. Further kiosks are located in Ashram premises, which in addition offer ice-creams and juice
Ashram Canteens :
Prasanthi Nilayam Ashram contains three canteens:
- South Indian Canteen (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
- North Indian Canteen (Lunch and Dinner)
- Foreign Canteen (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Hotels in Puttaparthi :
Hotels outside the campus provide a huge range of cuisines, including North & South Indian, Tibetan, Gujarati, and Western vegetarian foods.
Places of Interest
Shirdi Sai Mandir :
As we enter the General Hospital from Prasanthi Nilayam through a small gate, we are welcomed by a beautiful temple dedicated to the previous avatar of Swami, Shirdi Sai. Bhagawan inaugurated the temple in 1998. It has a beautiful lake with a water fall, idols of rishis and dwarapalakas, jhula, a shrine for Swami, and Adishesha amidst many sacred trees. Shirdi Baba stands majestically on a hillock blessing all those who visit the hospital. Arathi is offered both in the morning and evening.
Chaitanya Jyoti Museum :
Exhibits relating to story of Bhagawan’s birth and childhood, the prophecies connected with His Advent, and major milestones in the grand Mission of the Avatar.
10am-12pm and 3-5pm Closed Mondays. Free entry
Sanathana Samskruti Museum :
Exhibits highlight the main precepts of the major religions of the world and also the lives and teachings of great saints and spiritual masters)
10am-12pm. Closed Wednesdays. Free entry
Sri Sathya Sai Space Theatre (Planetarium) :
Regular shows on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays entry on first come first served basis at 10am for show starting 10:30am & lasting half an hour.
Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Prasanthigram (Super Speciality Hospital) :
(5kms from General Hospital)
Sri Sathya Sai Hill View Stadium :
With a seating capacity of 30,000, the stadium hosted the Sri Sathya Sai Unity Cup cricket match between India XI captained by Sachin Tendulkar and World XI captained by Arjuna Ranatunga on 30th December 1997.
Available for students, staff of Sri Sathya Sai institutions.
Sri Sathya Sai International Centre for Sports :
Offers Gym, Tennis, Badminton Volleyball, Indoor Football, Basketball. Available for students and staff of Sri Sathya Sai institutions.
Prasanthi Nilayam Ashram Activities :
Vedam Chanting, Bhajans and Darshan of Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s samadhi occur morning and evening.
Also cultural programmes are held through the year including Christmas, Chinese New Year, Budha Poornima, Gudi Padwa, Onam, Aashadi Ekadashi, Guru Poornima, Krishna Janmastami.
Akhanda Bhajan takes place at Mahashivarathri and for Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s Birthday celebration.