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 & Secular Psychotherapy; Counselling & Stress Management

All Sessions are secular and non-religious. No obligation to any faith. 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

17-07-2016 Spiritual Rains Season Invitation
Invitation Ceremony to Vassana Three Months Rains Retreat Sunday 17th July 2016 ...

This year Vassana (Rainy Retreat) Season will be from 17th July 2016 till 13th November 2016. You can sponsor a week during the three months in order to gain meritorious blessings. You are co-cordially invited to participate to the opening ceremony and reserve the day in advance for the final celebration....

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2016 Vassana Spiritual Rains Retreat Season
Dhamma Nikethanaya Annual Vassana (Spiritual Rains) Retreat Season from 17th July till 13th November ...

Annual Vassana (Spiritual Rains) Retreat 2016 for Three Months of Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Community commenced on 17th July until 13th November. Kathina Ceremony will be held on Sunday 13th November. All are Kindly invited to attend Meditation, Blessings Chanting, Daily Poojas & Dana activities during this Highest Blessed Season!...

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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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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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