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

19-06-2016 Poson Full Moon Celebration
Special POSON Full Moon Day Programme ...

A Special Blessings Pooja will be held on Sunday 19th June 2016 at Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural Centre to mark the Poson Full Moon Day. Atavisi Buddha Vandana and Bodhi Pooja will start at 4PM and food sharing will take place at the end of the programme. All are welcome to join!...

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05-06-2016 Third Month Remembrance Dana
Dana Pinkama to Remember Beloved Mother of Bhante Samitha ...

A Blissful Ceremony was held at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya on Sunday 05th June 2016 to remember Venerable Bhante Samitha’s Beloved Mother Mrs D D Mendis on Third Month. Dana was offered to over 17 monks representing all the temple in UK. Bhante Samitha is a very grateful all the monks who attended the Dana Ceremony with such affection. Bhante Samitha is very grateful to all the devotees and friends who support in numerous way to make the ceremony a great success....

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19-05-2016 SL Flood Victims Appeal
Our Relatives, Friends and Fellow Beloved Sri Lankas need your help ...

Unusual Flood and landslides has disrupted over 400000 people and 300000 people lost their lives. Over 200 People lost their lives. Everyday becomes difficult as they are desperately in need of drinking water and food. We raise funds to provide them drinking water, food, clothes and sanitary facilities. We are much concerned about the children who lost their books and school items and intend to help them repair their houses too. Please help us to help them....

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22-05-2016 Vesak Full Moon Day Celebration
Vesak Full Moon Day Celebration ...

Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Vesak Full Moon Buddha Day Celebration highlights...

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21-05-2016 Mindfulness Meditation Retreat
Retreat Day of Mindfulness Meditation ...

Practitioners can join One Day Retreat on Mindfulness Meditation on Highly Spiritual Wesak Buddha Day. Please confirm the attendance in advance. This is a great to Deepen the practice with guided and silent meditation on this very special Buddha Day of Wesak at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Centre...

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22-05-2016 Buddha Day Celebration
Vesak Full Moon Sunday 22nd May 2016 Buddha Day Celebration ...

Special Programme to Celebrate Vesak Buddha Day on Full Moon Sunday 22nd May 2016 from 9AM till 5PM with Sil (Observing High Precepts) Programme, Dhamma Talk on Noble Search (Ariyaparyeshana Sutta), Meditation, & Blessings Pooja on 73 Knowledges of Lord Buddha All are welcome to practice Dhamma on this Highest Blessed Day....

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