Brindavan’ is the Ashram of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba located near Whitefield, a suburb of Bangalore. The Ashram is 24 km from the centre of Bangalore city and is located adjacent to the Whitefield Railway Station. It was inaugurated by Bhagawan Baba on 25th June, 1960.
The Super Specialty Hospital, also called as the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Whitefield, is located about 6 km from the Ashram. The super speciality also houses the general hospital.
For Patients: The Hospital is open from 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. every day of the week except on Sundays and public holidays.
For Visitors: The Hospital is open for visitors from 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. everyday except on Sundays and public holidays.
The specialities being provided here are:
The Institute provides all services, including diagnostic, pre-operative, surgical and post-operative, as well as outpatient consultation in these two specialties free of charge.
Wheel chairs are available at the Dormitory Accommodation Office located beside the students’ hostel.
The Sathya Sai Branch of Canara Bank is located in the ashram premises close to the railway crossing. It offers foreign exchange transaction facilities.
Weekdays: 9.30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Sunday: 9.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.
A few other banks have their branches and ATM facilities in the vicinity of the Ashram.
This shopping store is located inside the Ashram in front of Sai Ramesh Krishan Hall. All items of daily need, souvenirs, audio-cassettes, CDs, etc. are available here at nominal prices.
The Book Centre is located just next to the Shopping Centre opposite Sai Ramesh Krishan Hall. It has a diverse collection of Sai literature. There are books on Bhagawan Baba written by Indian and Overseas devotees, and books containing His discourses and writings.
The Book Centre also has a collection of audio cassettes, CDs, VCDs, etc. on the life and message of Bhagawan Baba and also the coverage of important festivals and events held in the Divine Presence.
A counter of the Book Centre opposite the dormitory accommodation complex sells souvenirs and gift items.
The Post Office is located in the Kadugodi Village (behind the Ashram campus) for all mail and telegraph needs.
Note: There is no courier service available inside the ashram. However, there are many courier service providers outside the ashram.