Temple entrance for ladies - Prashanthi Nilayam (copyright Priddy)
The Ladies' entrance to the Prashanthi mandir (1987)

The old compound - ladies side - 1984
Ladies side of the old Puttaparthi Nilayam temple compound - 1984
Read some points about Sathya Sai Baba's views on women also here

The Prashanthi Nilayam temple (mandir) veranda seen from man's entrance

Sai Baba gives darsan on the veranda - january 1985

The temple veranda from the man's entrance - and - Students receiving darsan - January 1984

Chitravati riverbed (drought) January 1985 - from kalpataru tree
The Chitravati river dried up - January 1985
Puttaparthi village Jan. 1985 - goat herding
Goatherd in Puttaparti village - January 1985

The gopuram in 1984-5 - main gate of Prashanthi ashram
The Gopuram - traditional entrance - at the main gate of PN ashram
There was a gatekeeper called Kumar who Sai Baba had taken out of a band of shepherds or dacoits for the job

Men's entrance to Prshanthi mandir
Afternoon darsan from the men's entrance to the compound in1992

View of ashram in  landscape - hills, evening, 1984

Ashram and surrounding hills at dusk in 1985

(note: copyright of the photos on this page has been registered by Robert Priddy)

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