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

19-05-2019 Buddha Day Celebration
Vesak Full Moon Sunday 19th May 2019 Buddha Day Celebration ...

Special Programme to Celebrate Vesak Buddha Day on Full Moon Sunday 19th May 2019 from 8AM till 6PM 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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21-04-2019 Special Blessings To Sri Lanka
Our Blessings With those who affected on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka ...

Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya & Milton Keynes Vihara wish to offer heartfelt condolences and prayers to the people in Sri Lanka and those affected in the United Kingdom and other part of the world with the very unfortunate attack to hotels and churches....

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Sinhala & Hindu Sri Lankan New Year 2019 UK Auspicious Times ...

Auspicious Times (According to British Summer Time); Special Blessings Celebration with traditional customs and food at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural Centre and Milton Keynes Vihara on Saturday 14th, 15th, 17th & 28th April. All are welcome!...

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02-02-2019 Dhamma School Programme
3PM-5PM: Children's Dhamma School Programme Every First Saturday ...

Upbringing Future Generation with Skills, Wisdom & Values, we organize this unique programme for our children in parallel to the UK National Education Curriculum objective of SMSC (Social-Moral-Spiritual-Cultural). New Students Now Enrol!...

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01-01-2019 A Very Happy New Year
Special Blessings Pooja for a Healthy & Prosperous New Year 2019 ...

Wish you all A Happy New Year..! Special Pooja will take place at Letchworth Meditation Centre for wishing a peaceful and prosperous New Year 2019 on Tuesday 01st January at 7AM - 11AM & 5PM at Letchworth Centre. Please be on time. All are kindly invited to share blessings at the dawn of the brand new year 2019!...

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25-12-2018 Children Cloth Appeal
Donating Free Clothes to Children for Dhamma School Uniforms ...

Clothes Appeal! Mindfulness Community Charity Fund Raising. We need 16 Cloth Reel Rolls. One is £45/=. Year End Festive Season Sharing! Let us get together to bring a dignified SMILE to a child in this year End festive season by contributing a small piece of cloth to a child for a dress....

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