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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DHAMMA TV

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

29-07-2018 Spiritual Rains Season Invitation
Invitation Ceremony to Vassana Three Months Rains Retreat Sunday 29th July 2018 ...

This year Vassana (Rainy Retreat) Season will be from 29th July 2018 till 04th November 2018. 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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2018 Vassana Spiritual Rains Retreat Season
Dhamma Nikethanaya Annual Vassana (Spiritual Rains) Retreat Season from 29th July till 04th November ...

Annual Vassana (Spiritual Rains) Retreat 2018 for Three Months of Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Community commenced on 29th July until 04th November. Kathina Ceremony will be held on Sunday 04th November. All are Kindly invited to attend Meditation, Blessings Chanting, Daily Poojas & Dana activities during this Highest Blessed Season!...

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30-06-2018 Poson Full Moon Celebration
Special Meditation Retreat & POSON Full Moon Day Programme ...

A Special Meditation Retreat & Blessings Pooja will be held on Saturday 30th June 2018 at Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Cultural Centre to mark the Poson Full Moon Day. Observing Eight Precepts and meditation retreat will start at 8AM and Atavisi Buddha Vandana and Bodhi Pooja will start at 5PM. All are welcome to join!...

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30-04-2018 Mindfulness Stops Dementia
Mindfulness could help to stave off dementia, research suggests ...

Mindfulness and meditation could stave off dementia, research suggests. Analysis of research involving 30,000 people found that those who suffered moderate to severe anxiety in mid-life were more likely to develop dementia years later....

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06-05-2014 Mindfulness Guide
Mindfulness: a cheat's guide to achieving it ...

Chances are that you know what mindfulness is. After all, the ancient Buddhist meditation has been around for centuries, and lately it’s become so popular that large City firms are now recommending it to stressed-out bankers. Schools, too, are adopting the practice to help children focus. The US military offers mindfulness trainings to marines, and it’s even taught at Harvard....

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29-04-2018 Buddha Day Celebration
Vesak Full Moon Sunday 29th April 2018 Buddha Day Celebration ...

Special Programme to Celebrate Vesak Buddha Day on Full Moon Sunday 29th April 2018 from 7AM 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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