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

02-11-2019 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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08-09-2019 Meditation Blessings Programme
Open Day for Mindfulness Meditation & Evening Bodhi Pooja Blessings ...

We host this open day for Mindfulness Meditation Sessions to provide the opportunity for the community and also for those who interested to meet up and practice few minutes. We host two Mindfulness Meditation Sessions at 10AM and 2PM. Do feel free to visit the centre on Sunday 08th September 2019 and also join any of those two sessions....

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14-07-2019 Spiritual Rains Season Invitation
Invitation Ceremony to Vassana Three Months Rains Retreat Sunday 14th July 2019 ...

This year Vassana (Rainy Retreat) Season will be from 14th July 2019 till 02nd November 2019. 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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2019 Vassana Spiritual Rains Retreat Season
Dhamma Nikethanaya Annual Vassana (Spiritual Rains) Retreat Season from 14th July till 10th November ...

Annual Vassana (Spiritual Rains) Retreat 2019 for Three Months of Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Community commenced on 14th July until 10th November. Kathina Ceremony will be held on Sunday 02nd November. All are Kindly invited to attend Meditation, Blessings Chanting, Daily Poojas & Dana activities during this Highest Blessed Season!...

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06-07-2019 Special Dhamma Talk in Sinhala
Milton Keynes Vihara Organizes a Special Dhamma Talk in Sinhala & Vassana Aradhana Ceremony ...

Milton Keynes Vihara is delighted to invite you all to attend two events on Saturday 06th July. A very special dhamma talk delivered by Most Venerable Dr Mawarale Bhaddhiya Thero at 3PM at Milton Keynes Peace Pagoda, Willen, MK15 0BA. And Also Vassana Aradhana Invitation Ceremony Pooja for the First Annual Rains Retreat at 5PM at the Vihara 3, Aldrich Drive Willen MK15 9HP...

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15-06-2019 Poson Full Moon Celebration
Special Meditation Retreat & POSON Full Moon Day Programme ...

A Special Meditation Retreat & Blessings Pooja will be held on Saturday 15th June 2019 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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