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

13-11-2016 Letchworth Annual Kathina Ceremony
Community (Sangha) Day Celebration held at Brotherhood Hall Sunday 13th November 2016 ...

The Annual Kathina Ceremony of Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural & Meditation Centre was held on Sunday 13th November 2016 at Brotherhood Hall. This was the 13th consecutive Kathina Ceremony or Community Day (Sangha Day) Celebration. This year was mainly sponsored by Mr Jaswanth & Mrs Nirmala Sunda and children Asok, Isha & Manisha, together with all the members....

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03-12-2016 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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17-11-2016 Why Do Buddhist Meditate
Why Do Buddhist Meditate ...

Meditation is making its way back on to the agenda of the 21st Century. From corporate executives who swear it helps them become more effective leaders, and school children in classrooms, to ordinary folk who find meditating gives them the tools to better deal with the stresses of modern life....

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13-11-2016 Letchworth Kathina Ceremony Programme
Annual Kathina Ceremony of Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural Centre ...

At the end of Rainy Season Meditation Retreat, Buddhists hosts The Annual Kathina Ceremony as a mark of gratitude to Venerable Monks by Offering Robes, Dana & Gifts to share Blessings & Merits. This is the Highly Blessed Merits Ceremony of Buddhist Tradition, could be held only once in a year. All Are Kindly Invite to BE part of this year ceremony of the centre....

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26-10-2016 Dhamma Talk By Ajahn Brahm
Cambridge University Buddhist Society Dhamma Talk ...

Cambridge University Buddhist Society hosts a special talk on Wednesday 26th October from 7.30PM till 9.30PM with a guided meditation and a discussion. The Guest Speaker is Ajahn Brahm, who is a renowned meditation teacher. We encourage everyone to attend this special and rare occasion....

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27-10-2016 Mrs P A Asida
Loving Mother dearly remembered by Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Community ...

Loving Mother of Mr Sujeewa Lokuwaduge passed away on 27th October In USA. Our thoughts are with all the family, Mr Sujeewa, Mrs Sujeewa, Harindi and Hasindu. May Loving Mother Attain Supreme Bliss of Nibbana..! A Candle is lit for her in our Community Memorial..!...

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