Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation

Courses & Sessions to Learn How to Meditate

Practicing Mindfulness.. The Art & Science of Happiness! Peace & Body Mind Well-Being! Mindfulness Meditation 8 weeks Course is extremely popular & effective. Course is very well structured on scientific evidences, advanced from Neuroscience & Application (London King's College IOP), MBCT, MBSR, Compassion Therapy & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). This can change your life within. It is a Life skill that Guarantees life time well-being.

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Introduction to Mindfulness


Thursday 7PM till 9PM

New Group Starts on

Thursday 21st August 2014

Guided sessions; Relaxing Practices; Stress Relief; Basic instructions for beginners; Talks for Developing self-esteem & Positive Living; Opportunities for questions & answers.

This Mindfulness Meditation 8 weeks Course is extremely popular & effective. Reserve your place in advance. Course is very well structured on scientific evidences, advanced from Neuroscience & Application (London King's College IOP), MBCT, MBSR, Compassion Therapy & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). This can change your life within. It is a Life skill that Guarantees life time well-being.

New Group Starts on

Thursday 21st August 2014

Please register in advance by email or phone to confirm your place for joining our next group.

Course Procedures: Participants are expected to maintain consistency and punctuality. Regular weekly homework abide by weekly instructions are very important to follow. At the end of the 8 weeks, those who have successfully met the requirements of the course will award an accreditation CERTIFICATE of the completion of the course.

Contact: Venerable Bhante Samitha



TELEPHONE: 01462 641 688     MOBILE: 07983 466 105

Email: buddhistacademy@gmail.com

This course is very well structured on scientific evidences, factually proven by researches and based on historically developed ancient techniques. Teaching and Practice sessions are aimed for everyone to gain the confidence to practice and further advances themselves independently or become a teacher.

Please feel free to visit our website to read people’s feedbacks or simply speak to those who have already done this course to understand how wonderful the skills anyone could gain from this Mindfulness Meditation Course.

If you can challenge yourself, we can guarantee to bring you the “Change Within” and make you confident, focus on progress and happiness! Dont Miss to learn and experience this! Join Us! We would like to welcome you to this new course! Thank you. Be well and happy!

COST: In principle according to our tradition we don’t charge on our service. We are a charitable organisation working for the community. We have no other means to survive other than public donations. All our services are (should be) Free. However, we have to recover the initial cost of running of the certain courses. Therefore we kindly accept donations. For the meditation Course, we have to remark a suggested minimum contribution of £10 per session (£80 for 8 weeks course Introduction to Mindfulness Course and £120 for 12 weeks Advance Mindfulness Course). For Drop in Sessions suggested minimum £5 donation per session. One to one individual sessions (Psychotherapy, Counselling, Stress Management or Mindfulness Meditation) suggested £20 per session. All sessions include two hours of theory and practice attended by a teacher. Please note, lots of support (Free of charge attendance) or concessions available if you have any difficult circumstances. Please feel free to speak to us. We are very happy to help our community.






Wake up to a Life in a Peaceful Meditation Sanctuary. Regular mediators can drop-in to meet
and begin to investigate meditation in a friendly and relax atmosphere. Vipassana practices.


Every Wednesday 7PM – 9PM

Advanced Mindfulness Course (12 Weeks). Those who have successfully completed the basic introductory course "Beginners' Meditation Course - Introduction to Mindfulness" (8 weeks), can only join into this course.

Next Advanced Mindfulness Course Starts on: Wednesday 27th August 2014

Course Requirements: The Certificate of the Introduction to Mindfulness Beginners Meditation Course.

Those who successfully complete this course in 12 weeks and meet the practice hours requirements will evaluate through an appraisal and award an accreditation CERTIFICATE of the course completion.

We are pleased to facilitate this Advanced Mindfulness 12 Weeks Course in Letchworth. This is an extremely rare opportunity to learn from Bhante Samitha (inspiring and experienced teacher in Mindfulness) and practice with him those essential frames of Mindfulness to deepen the experiential & comprehensive knowledge in Mindfulness.

This course runs 12 weeks comprising of weekly two hour sessions. It is on every Wednesday from 7PM till 9PM. The cost to cover the ground expenses to initiate this course will be minimum suggested donation of £120/= per person for 12 weeks (10/= per person per session).

The course can only be attended by those who successfully completed (achieved the certificate) the “Introduction Mindfulness Meditation Beginners 8 Weeks Course” with us. During those 8 weeks, we take very intense, sincere and careful attention to deliver in depth a Comprehensive Understanding of Introduction to Mindfulness for beginners. It is like learning the most efficient language to communicate with oneself (life and society we live in) healthily and transcendentally. Then we need to learn the most accurate method of dealing with that life software.

That method is to learn and advance the very important FOUR FRAMES of MINDFULNESS comprehensively. Without which no one gets the right understanding or sensible and practical benefits of Mindfulness in full. Those four frames can only be practiced effectively in the life atmosphere (life atmosphere means = attitude, body mind spirit energy, life feeling, and being mode) or new life we embraced by following the Introduction to Mindfulness Beginners 8 weeks course successfully.

Those who successfully completed introduction to Mindfulness 8 Weeks Course knows how powerful that was and what transformation it gives to our attitude, energy, body mind spirit well-being, and whole life style. If we do not maintain it (new life mindful style) in the same spirit for an adequate (scientifically proven) period of time with regular and accurate manner (structure), we have a high possibility of losing that life bliss and may have to start again. So in that sincere interest, solely on such context, we introduce this course to facilitate the knowledge, experience, impart the accuracy of the technique through dialogues (Q & A to personalize the training to understand better) and period (adequate time to absorb into the life in durable and stable manner).   If you really really keen to learn!, sign up now!

Contents of the Advanced Mindfulness 12 Weeks Course:

We approach our well-being in four sections which make the life comprehensive. Those four are physical well-being, mental well-being, social well-being and spiritual (spirit) well-being. Imbalance of any of such cause difficulties (catastrophes or suffering) in life and Advanced Mindfulness can certainly help to gain, retain and maintain the equilibrium and ecstasy of those four well-beings which we call full life. To gain, retain and maintain this, we need an exemplary and a resounding method to practice. That is Four Frames of Mindfulness. Each frame is equally very important to a deserved well-being.

These four frames include Body Mindfulness (it has six sections to advance properly in 6 sessions), Feeling Mindfulness (It has one section to advance in one session. This is also a very important section as we all are sensual and emotional being. However we would not reap the benefit of this section unless we go through the previous six body mindfulness sessions), Mindfulness of Mind (this has one session. We all agree how important to look after the mind. We elaborate secrets of mind to embrace the life happiness. However, many goes wrong by looking into this alone (as it is fascinating, mystical and magical) by not reasonably learning above 7 sections of body and feeling), and Life Science (phenomena) Mindfulness (This has 5 sessions but we deliver it in 4 lesions in this course. This is to gain and train a high stranded way of looking at life and world. High percentage of our life is governed by attitudes. We transcend any unhelpful attitudes through experiential and transcendental knowledge in these last sessions). Sounds Excellent but tough! Don’t worry! We give everyone a personal attention and help with lots of one to one support to digest this very easily. We will take the pain to make you take the gain!

This course enables further to strengthen the Mindful living more resonant way acquired from Introduction Course, securely refraining from falling back into or fade back into automatic pilot mode. Those who have being caught up in these life spirals and also have the ability and blissful privilege from our beginners course to realize the difference with mindful living, they surely don’t want ever to go back into such life style. This course ensures that skilful means by overcoming any unhelpful skills are easy to do in life if we make Mindfulness living but not mindless living as a natural thing in our life. For this we need time, accurate line of practice, moral support, enthusiasm, strength, like minded community and a good teacher, gradual and structural learning to unfold right well-being in holistic manner. This course has all those in one.  Join and see!



Every Wednesday 9:30AM – 11:00AM


Basic instructions. Introducing a new form of Exercise inspired from the ancient art of

Tai Chi. This  will improve health and slow down the deterioration of the skin and muscles

as we approach old age. Meditation leads you to a happy and peaceful way of Long life.


Introduction To Buddhism & Meditation -  Every Thursday 7PM – 9PM


Certificate Course for An essential overview of the fundamental principles of

Buddhism including introduction to meditation.



By Appointments Only


One-2-One Sessions. Difficulties in Relationships. Over come Addictions, Tension, Worries,

Stress, Depression, Anxiety. Gain Self-Confidence. Anger management. Sessions on appointments.



This is a Eight weeks course based on specific Eight sessions designed to suit individual’s needs to overcome their difficult life situations. This is a dedicative course. We can highly recommend this for you to try. This is based one to one session or with personal attention. This could also be facilitated to a group of your company, institution, work setting or other organization. However, group should not be exceeded over 25 persons. We also deliver this course through TAUGHT DISTANCE-LEARNING by SKYPE or TELEPHONE, for those who have practical issues to come to the centre. For more inquiries, please contact the centre.



There are certain courses, we facilitate with this method “TAUGHT DISTANCE-LEARNING” for the benefit of those who have practical issues to come to our centre. Please contact the centre to find more about this availability.

Online Course:

We also provide Online Courses on Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Beginners Course (8 Weeks), Buddhism Course (12 Weeks) and few other advanced Meditation Courses and Counselling, Stress Management Courses. Please call us to discuss further.



Many researches have shown that mindfulness based meditation practices are tremendously beneficial to improve the quality of our lives as it is a scientifically proven and clinically accepted technique. Meditation is actually easier than you might imagine. Most of us have dabbled in meditation by participating in conscious relaxation, maybe during an exercise class or to manage pain at the dentist or anxiety before a test. Through following a set of very practical and simple meditation techniques we can find relaxation, mental stability and calmness in our daily life. It is also a therapy to overcome many biological and psychological sufferings and difficulties such as harmful addictions, severe pains, stress, depression, long term illness etc.

It stands to reason, not only meditation practice make you more relaxed, focused and stress-resistant; over time you become increasingly efficient. If we train in meditation, our mind will gradually become more and more peaceful, and we will experience a purer and purer form of happiness...!

Core meditation techniques have been preserved in ancient Buddhist texts and have proliferated and diversified through teacher-student transmissions. Buddhists pursue meditation as part of the path toward Enlightenment and Nirvana. The closest words for meditation in the classical languages of Buddhism are bhavana and jhana/dhyana. Buddhist meditation techniques have become increasingly popular in the wider world, with many non-Buddhists taking them up for a variety of reasons.

Buddhist meditation encompasses a variety of meditation techniques that aim to develop mindfulness, concentration, supramundane powers, tranquillity, and insight.

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Those who qualifited for Certificates from The First Group of 2013, after successfully completing Six Weeks attended Theory and Practice Course on Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation. 11-02-2013

Second Batch 2013 - Enrolled For Six Weeks - Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation - Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Meditation Centre  -  20-05-2013 - www.buddhistacademy.com