Welcome to The Buddhist Academy

The Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Academy is an International Cultural Community Centre for Education, Meditation, Psychotherapy and Counselling Situated at 69, Pix Road Letchworth Garden City Hertfordshire SG6 1PZ UK (Etablished in 2004.)


Visit Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Centre

The Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Academy is a delightful International Cultural Community Centre for Education, Meditation, Psychotherapy and Counselling. It is situated in Letchworth Garden City, in Hertfordshire in United Kingdom. The Centre was established in 2004. Ven Akurala Samitha is the founder and the head of the centre.

Centre is open from 6AM till 9PM Seven Days of the Week.

Address: 69, Pix Road, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire SG6 1PZ

Telephone: 01462 641 688 Mobile: 07983 466 105 Email: buddhistacademy@gmail.com

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Venerable Akurala Samitha

Venerable Akuala Samitha (B.A. (Hons) M.A. (Buddhist Psychotherapy) – Diplomas in Psychotherapy, Stress Management & Counselling - Meditation Teacher (25 years))

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Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural Community Media Unit presents Live Buddhist TV to share the Universal Compassionate Message of the Fully Awakened Blessed One Gauthama Buddha. May all be well, secure & happy!

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Child Sponsorship

Please help us to help a needy child in Sri Lanka. By donating £ 10 a month, you can sponsor a needy child, to ensure they receive food, shelter, clothing and medical treatment, Or whatever contribution, big or small, is greatly appreciated.

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Buddhist Psychotherapy; Counselling & Stress Management

Over come Tension, Worries, Stress, Depression, Fear, Anxiety and Gain Self-Confidence. Anger management. Difficulties in Relationships. Family Matters. Over come addictions and Behaviour Patterns (habits). Character Disorders. Transform yourself for good! Create New You! With our outstanding services, Counselling, Psychotherapy, Stress Management or Mindfulness Therapy

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Centre Calendar & Bhante Samitha Appointments

Centre Diary updates regular activities, Meditation courses, retreats, functions, ceremonies, Bhante Samitha appointments for Psychotherapy Counselling Stress Management & One to One Therapy Sessions, Workshops, Buddhism courses, Dhamma classes, Children Meditation Programmes, Annual ceremonies, etc...

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News & Events

02-04-2016 All Souls Day
Transfering Merits to Departed on All Souls Day ...

We host this event to join our members to remember all our departed relatives and friends. No need to bring anything. We serve the food. Please record your attendcance to prepare food for us. Come and join to light a candle and do a chanting of blessing and transfer merits....

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25-03-2016 Dana Blessings Ceremony
Bhante Samitha remembered his Beloved Mother on his Birthday ...

We share the gratitude and merits with all thosewho supported to join in Venerable Bhante Samitha's Birthday to remeber his beloved mother on Friday 25th March 2016! It was a very good day of blessings! May the Beloved Mother Mrs Dasawathie Mendis attain Supreme Bliss of Nibbana!...

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21-05-2016 Vesak Full Moon Day
Full Moon Day Programme ...

we hold this day to cerebrate vesak...

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25-03-2016 Blessings Pooja
Offerings to Lord Buddha and Bodhi Pooja Blessings Ceremony ...

We host a special Event to mark the Birthday of Venerable Bhante Samitha and Madin (March) Full Moon Day on Good Friday 25th March 2016 at 11AM. All are welcome....

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02-03-2016 Mrs Dedimuni Dasawathie Mendis
May Loving Mother Attain Supreme Bliss of Nibbana ...

Mrs Dedimuni Dasawathie Mendis is the beloved mother of Bhante Samitha. She was a mother of four children and lived 80 years. She passed away on Wednesday 02nd March 2016 and funeral was held on Saturday 05th March 2016 at her residence "Lakmali House" Senerath Mawatha, Akurala Kahawa Sri Lanka. May she attain Supreme bliss of Nibbana...

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01-01-2016 Happy New Year Blessings
Special Blessings Pooja for a Healthy & Prosperous New Year 2016 ...

Special Pooja will take place at the centre for wishing a peaceful and prosperous New Year 2016 on Friday 01st January at 5PM at the Centre. All are kindly invited to share blessings at the dawn of the brand new year 2016!...

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