Puttaparthy going students can have their industrial visit at Dharmavaram, Dharmavaram is Famous for its Pattu Sarees, Dharmavaram is also known for its cotton and silk weaving-industry with its silk sarees popular all over the world. This place is also known for its expertise in making leather puppets. There are 1500 silk houses and one lakh looms, with a turnover of more than 1000 crore rupees a year.
Located in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, Puttaparthi came to the forefront of the world’s attention as being the abode of Saint Philosopher, Sri Satya Sai Baba. Sri Satya Sai Baba, revered by millions of people across the world, preached tolerance towards all religions and the message of universal brotherhood.
Every activity at Puttaparthi revolves around the Prasanthi Nilayam ashram, founded by him. Prasanthi Nilayam, or Temple of Peace, is a world in itself. Once a small village, due to the presence of Sri Satya Sai Baba this town is today a world-renowned faith centre with all the trappings of a modern economy.
Sights to See
Sanathana Samskruti Museum
Situated at the hilltop near the Administrative Block of Sri Sathya Sai University, the Sanathana Samskruti Museum is also known as the Eternal Heritage Museum. The museum showcases one the cardinal teachings of Sri Sathya Sai Baba–unity of all religions. Its architectural style is reminiscent of the shikhara style employed in the Jain temples in India. The museum was inaugurated by Sri Sathya Sai Baba in 1990.
Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Prasanthigram (Super-Speciality Hospital)
Located 5 km from the Prasanthi Nilayam Ashram, the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Prasanthigram or the super-speciality hospital is a 230-bed hospital that provides quality medical care at the tertiary level completely free of charge to all. The hospital provides free medical services in the disciplines of Cardiology/Cardio-Thoracic Vascular Surgery, Urology, and Ophthalmology. It was inaugurated in 1991. The unique architecture of the hospital and the atmosphere of love and peace that pervades it have inspired people to hail it as a ‘Temple of Healing’. The hospital is closed to visitors on Sundays and public holidays.
- Dharmavaram Silk Saree Industry
And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries
Built in 2000 to commemorate the 75th year of the advent of Sri Sathya Sai Baba, this architectural wonder is a spectacle of the life and mission of the spiritual leader. Vistors will be able to explore the story of his birth and childhood through multimedia presentations and interesting exhibits arranged in seven phases.The museum remains closed on Mondays.
A major attraction of Puttaparthi, the Sri Sathya Sai Space Theatre or Planetarium was built in 1985. With a seating capacity of 200, the planetarium organizes shows every Thursday in two languages – English and Hindi
How would you like to travel?
- 160 km from Bangalore
- 67 km from Anatapur
- 150 km from Hoarsely Hills
- 421 km from Hyderabad
- 164 km from Kolar
- 285 km from Trumala
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