PUTTAPARTHI

  • Saraswati Teertha water for Sai's last rites April 24, 2011

    Kurukshetra: A pitcher of holy water and soil from the Saraswati Teertha, a pilgrimage spot from where the ancient Saraswati river is said to have emerged, will be flown to the Prashanti Nilayam for the last rites of Godman Sathya Sai Baba, who passed away in Puttaparthi on Sunday. A devotee...
  • Sathya Sai no more, devotees in mourning April 24, 2011

    Sathya Sai Baba's body has been kept for darshan at Kulwant hall in Puttaparthi. ...
  • Special buses from Karnataka to Puttaparthi April 24, 2011

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government will run special buses from here and other parts of the state to Puttaparthi to help Sathya Sai Baba's followers pay their last respects, Transport Minister R Ashoka said on Sunday. "We have made arrangements to run special buses as there arre a large number of devotees...
  • Andhra Pradesh declares 4day State Mourning April 24, 2011

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Government on Sunday declared a fourday State Mourning for Sri Sathya Sai Baba, who died in Puttaparthi in Ananthapur district on Sunday. The last rites of the Sai Baba will be performed with State Honours, a state government release said. Baba will be buried at the Sai...
  • Devotees mourn Sathya Sai's death April 24, 2011

    Devotees have been visiting the Sai Baba's temple to offer prayers after the news of his passing away came. ...
  • Who will manage Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust? April 24, 2011

    Puttaparthi: With the passing away of the Sathya Sai Baba, questions have cropped up as to who will manage an estimated Rs 40,000 crore Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust which has been built through donations of millions of devotees and is core of all philanthropic activities under his name. The question...
  • Kavita Krishnamurthy pays homage to Sathya Sai Baba April 24, 2011

    I'm extremelt sad that baba has left us. I will find strength through him all my life, said Krishnamurthy. ...
  • RIP Sai Baba: Celebrities tweet their condolences April 24, 2011

    New Delhi: From singer Ricky Martin to actor Anupam Kher, celebrities offered their condolences on Twitter on the death of Hindu spiritual guru Sathya Sai at his home town of Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. Martin tweeted "OM SAI BABA OM RIP" after news got out that the man, whom...
  • Sathya Sai Baba was a great soul: Shivraj Patil April 24, 2011

    Former Home Minister of India Shivraj Patil said Sai Baba did a lot for people who are suffering from diseases. ...
  • Ashok Chavan condoles Sathya Sai Baba's death April 24, 2011

    Former Maharashtra Chief Minister said followers across the world will miss Sathya Sai Baba. ...
  • Devotees throng Sathya Sai centre in Delhi April 24, 2011

    Minutes after the news of Sathya Sai Baba's death, devotees in large numbers gathered at Sathya Sai Centre in Delhi. ...
  • Baba gave me comfort when I was struggling: Ranatunga April 24, 2011

    Former Sri Lankan cricketer Arjuna Ranatunga said he and his family have been following Sathya Sai Baba for 20 years. ...
  • Prasanna mourns Sathya Sai Baba's death April 24, 2011

    Former cricketer E Prasanna said he was shocked to hear the news of the spiritual leader passing away. ...
  • Sathya Sai Baba's body to be kept for two days April 24, 2011

    Puttaparthi: The body of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba, who died on Sunday morning, will be kept at Prashanti Nilayam his ashram in this pilgrim town for two days to enable devotees to have a "last darshan". According to the statement released by Sathya Sai Central Trust, the body...
  • Spiritual guru to miracle man: Sathya Sai's life April 24, 2011

    New Delhi: One of India's most famous spiritual leaders, who counted a worldwide following of millions including top diplomats, sports icons and film stars, led a life dedicated to philanthropy marred by the occasional controversies. Sathya Sai, or Sathya Sai Baba, as he was fondly known among followers, passed away...
  • Sathya Sai Baba passes away April 24, 2011

    Puttaparthi: Sathya Sai Baba, one of India's most influential spiritual leaders, breathed his last at a hospital funded by his organisation in his home town of Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. He was 85. Baba's body will be kept at the Sai Kulwant Hall in Puttaparthi for two days ...
  • Sathya Sai Baba's health worsens, devotees pray April 24, 2011

    Puttaparthi: The condition of Sathya Sai Baba has worsened and doctors have said that his vital organs are not working. Doctors have said that his low blood pressure is a cause for worry. Andhra Pradesh Health Department Director Ravi Raju said, "His organs are not responding. The health bulletin will be released...
  • Prayers being held for Sai Baba in Puttuparthi April 23, 2011

    Puttaparthi: Prayers are being held at Sathya Sai Baba's ancestral home in Puttaparthi, it's been 26 days since the god man was admitted to the ICU and there has been no improvement in his health. With an uncertain future ahead, there have been serious discussions between members of the Sai...
  • Andhra officials meet Sai Trust in Puttaparthi April 23, 2011

    Puttaparthi: Sathya Sai Central Trust and Andhra Pradesh government officials are meeting in Puttaparthi to decide the next course of action as Sathya Sai Baba's health shows no signs of improvement. The meeting has been called to assess the situation in view of Sai Baba's poor health. Sai Baba remains on...
  • Sathya Sai Central Trust's future uncertain April 22, 2011

    Puttaparthi: Good roads, colleges, a super speciality hospital, an indoor sports stadium and airport. Puttaparthi, the abode of Sathya Sai Baba is a small town with facilities to shame India's metros. But with Sai Baba passing away on Sunday morning, the future is uncertain for the Sathya Sai Central Trust...
  • Sathya Sai Baba's condition deteriorates April 20, 2011

    Hyderabad: Authorities on Wednesday sent additional police force to Puttaparthi town in Andhra Pradesh as the condition of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba deteriorated. Sai Baba, seen as the incarnation of god by his devotees, continues to be critical, his doctors said on Wednesday evening. His blood pressure is low and the...
  • 'Sai Baba recovering, might be home in 2 weeks' April 16, 2011

    Puttaparthi: Hours after former TTD board chairman DK Audikesavulu Naidu had held Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust responsible for the present condition of Sathya Sai Baba, the trust came out with a statement on Saturday that Baba was recovering fast and would be shifted to his own residence in about...
  • Doctors say Sathya Sai Baba's condition stable April 14, 2011

    Puttaparthi: Sathya Sai Baba, who has been undergoing treatment for multiorgan dysfunction, is in a relatively more stable condition of health today, doctors attending on him said in Puttaparthi. "All his vital parameters like heart rate, blood pressure, blood biochemistry values are nearly normal and stable," a health bulletin issued by...
  • Sathya Sai Baba 'stable', says hospital April 11, 2011

    Puttaparthi: The condition of Sathya Sai Baba, who is undergoing treatment for multiorgan dysfunction, continues to be "stable" with a "slow" overall improvement in the functioning of all organs, a medical bulletin said on Monday. "There is an overall improvement in the functioning of all the organs though it is slow....
  • Sai Baba turns 82, is still going strong November 23, 2007

    Bangalore: Sayta Sai Baba turns 82 on Friday and thousands of devotees are heading to Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh to be a part of the celebrations. And the Godman is still going strong for that matter. However, he has been confined to a wheelchair for over two years now and...