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See below some of the major milestones recorded
during the lifetime of Sri Sathya Sai Baba.

Timeline

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The Birth

Sathyanarayana Raju is born to parents Easwaramma and Pedda Venkama Raju in Puttaparthi, India

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The Ashram

Early devotees Subamma and Kamalamma donate land toward construction of the first ashram

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Prasanthi Nilayam

Prasanthi Nilayam, the Abode of Peace, is inaugurated on Baba's 25th Birthday

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Sanathana Sarathi

Swami's first published writings (in spoken Telugu) commence with the launch of Sanathana Sarathi

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First Yagna

Swami conducts the first Veda Puru- sha Jnana Saptah Yagna during the Dasara festival

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His Mission

Swami gives a landmark discourse on His being the Avatar and on His Mis- sion to establish righteousness

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First Summer Course

The first Summer Course in Indian Culture and Spirituality is held, aimed at inspiring youth

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Sri Sathya Sai General Hospital, Whitefield

The Sri Sathya Sai General Hospital, Whitefield, is inaugurated

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Super Speciality Hospital, Puttaparthi

Swami inaugurates the Super Special- ty Hospital in Puttaparthi

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Anantapur Drinking Water Project

The Anantapur Drinking Water Supply project is launched on occasion of Swami's 70th Birthday

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Super Speciality Hospital, Whitefield

Swami inaugurates the Super Spe- cialty Hospital in Whitefield

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SSEHV

A World Education Conference is held in Prasanthi Nilayam on Sathya Sai Education in Human Values

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Swami Mahasamadhi

The eternal presence at the Mahasamadhi continues to bless us all

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Avatarhood Declaration

Sathya says, "I am no longer your Sathya", and declares Himself to be Sai Baba, Avatar of the Kali Yuga

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First Speech

Baba gives His first public speech in Tamil Nadu state, the first of thousands of divine discourses to come

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Sri Sathya Sai General Hospital

Sri Sathya Sai General Hospital, Prasanthi Nilayam is inaugurated

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Vibhuthi Abhishekam

Swami performs the Vibhuti Ab- hishekam to the Shirdi Sai Baba Idol on the morning of Shivaratri

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Brindavan Ashram

Swami establishes the Brindavan Ashram in Whitefield, just outside Bangalore, as His second abode

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Dharmakshetra

Swami inaugurates Dharmakshetra; travels to East Africa; and establishes a college in Anantapur for girls

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Sarva Dharma Stupa

The Sarva Dharma Stupa is inaugurat- ed, symbolizing the unity of the world's major religions

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SSSIHL University

Swami inaugurates the Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning (University)

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Sai Kulwant Hall

Sai Kulwant Hall is established, with capacity to accommodate 20,000 devotees at a time for Darshans

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First World Youth Conference

Thousands of youth from many countries attend the first Sai Youth World Conference at Prasanthi Nilayam

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Ati Rudra Yagnam

The Athi Rudra Mahayajna is conduct- ed at Prashanti Nilayam by Baba for Universal peace and welfare

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Last Discourse

Swami gives a last discourse on His 85th Birthday, at the 29th Convocation of SSSIHL at Prasanthi Nilayam