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 making a monthly standing order, you can sponsor a needy child, to ensure they receive proper education and other necessities such as food, shelter, clothing and medical treatment. Or whatever contribution, big or small, is greatly appreciated towards this noble course.

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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

6PM Every Saturday Evening Bodhi Pooja Chanting
Every Saturday Evening Bodhi Pooja & Seth Pirith Protection Blessings Chanting ...

Regular Saturday Special Bodhi Pooja Dhamma Dana Programme. All our temple activities continue from online programmes. You can get all the temple services like Bodhi Pooja, Birthday Blessings, Seth Pirith Chanting, Remembering Departed Loved Ones and Transferring Merits, Offering Dana Pooja, Pansukula funeral Services, Bana Desana (Dhamma Talks), Children Dhamma School, Adults Meditation. This service is even better as our loved ones can join from any parts of the world....

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6PM Every Saturday Evening Vesak Month Programme
Every Saturday Evening Bodhi Pooja & Seth Pirith Protection Blessings Chanting ...

We host this special series of Dhamma Dana Programme during this Vesak Month on Every Saturday with Special Bodhi Pooja, blessings chanting & Dhamma Talks. If you would like to sponsor any of these Vesak Month Dhamma Dana programmes, please let us know....

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01-05-2021 Pray for India Covid Appeal
Please donate to purchase Urgent Oxygen and Medical Supplies to save some lives ...

We received requests from local communities in India for help to manage the deadly situation. We highly recommend you to help them. We as a Mindfulness Meditation Community in UK, deeply pray for the people affected from the deadly surge in Covid-19 around the world, particularly in India. We recommend our community to help our fellow monks and their organizations who are working to support for needy and poor people on ground....

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26-04-2021 Special Merits Sharing Ceremony
May Most Venerable Dr Dickwelle Tissa Anu Nayaka Thera Attain Supreme Bliss of Nibbana.! ...

Most Venerable Dr Dickwelle Tiss Anu Nayaka Maha Thera passed away in Sri Lanka. There will be a special meritorious ceremony to transffer merits to Anu Nayaka Thera on Monday 26th April 2021 at 8PM from Zoom Online. All are kindly invited to join.....

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25-04-2021 Mindfulness Meditation Webinar
Buddhist Psychology: Encountering the World through Buddhist Therapeutic Approaches ...

Mindfulness Meditation Centre presents our next Online Webinar on Sunday 25th April 2021 at 7-9PM on Buddhist Psychology: Encountering the World through Buddhist Therapeutic Approaches. By Rev Caroline Brazier (Psychotherapist, writer & Lecturer). All are welcome to join. Registration may necessary for those who are new to the centre and wish to receive updates....

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24-04-2021 Bak Full Moon Poya Day Programme
Bak Full Moon Day that reveals consequences of greed & hatred and benefits of Peace & Right View ...

Full Moon Day is of great significance to Buddhist to take part in extra meritorious deeds and gain blessings. Every Full Moon Day commemorates the important historical incidences in the life of the Buddha and particular discourses delivered by the Lord Buddha. We invite all devotees to participate the full moon day programme....

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