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

08-02-2020 Special Blessings Bodhi Pooja
Special Bodhi Pooja Blessings Meditation & Pirith Chanting ...

There will be a special Bodhi Pooja Blessings Pirith Chanting and Meditation on Saturday 08th February at 6PM till 7PM at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Meditation Centre. All are welcome....

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01-02-2020 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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01-01-2020 A Very Happy New Year
Special Blessings Pooja for a Healthy & Prosperous New Year 2020 ...

Wish you all A Happy New Year..! Special Pooja will take place at Letchworth Meditation Centre for wishing a peaceful and prosperous New Year 2020 on Wednesday 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 2020!...

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02-11-2019 Kathina Ceremony Photos
Memories of Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Annual Kathina Ceremony ...

Thank you all so much for supporting and participating and big part of our Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Kathina Ceremony Community Day Celebration. All the ceremony went very well. 35 Most Venerable Buddhist Monks attended to grace the occasion with blessings. We are very grateful to the children who made the procession a very colourful and beautiful....

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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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