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

27-09-2020 Professional Sri Lankans Webinar
5-6PM APSL "Living in the UK" Sri Lankan Cultural Values - Discussion Series ...

A special programme will be held on Sunday 27th September at 5-6PM for young and adults to share the professional knowledge and life experiences on eastern and western values. This is a great opportunity for your children to enhance their horizons. So please keep the date free and join......

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17-10-2020 Letchworth Kathina Ceremony
Sangha Day - End of Annual Three Months Retret Celebration ...

This year Annual Kathina Ceremony will be held online on Saturday 17th October 2020 at 6PM via zoom. If you wish to take part into this Highest Meritorious Blessings Ceremony by making a donation to sponsor robes and monks pirikara, please contact the centre on Mobile 07983 466 105...

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6PM Every Saturday Evening Bodhi Pooja Chanting
Every Saturday Evening Bodhi Pooja & Seth Pirith Protection Blessings Chanting ...

All our temple activities continue from online programmes. You can get all the temple services like Bodhi Pooja, Birthday Blessings, Seth Pirith Chanting, Remembering Departed Loved Ones and Transferring Merits, Offering Dana Pooja, Pansukula funeral Services, Bana Desana (Dhamma Talks), Children Dhamma School, Adults Meditation. This service is even better as our loved ones can join from any parts of the world....

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7PM Every Saturday Children Dhamma Programme
Children Dhamma & Meditation Programme ...

All our temple activities continue from online programmes. You can get all the temple services like Bodhi Pooja, Birthday Blessings, Seth Pirith Chanting, Remembering Departed Loved Ones and Transferring Merits, Offering Dana Pooja, Pansukula funeral Services, Bana Desana (Dhamma Talks), Children Dhamma School, Adults Meditation. This service is even better as our loved ones can join from any parts of the world....

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7/9-05-2020 Buddha Day Celebration
Vesak Full Moon Thursday 07th & Saturday 09th May 2020 Online Buddha Day Celebration ...

Online Temple Special Programme to Celebrate Vesak Buddha Day on Full Moon Wednesday 07th May 2020 9AM, 11.30AM & 6PM (UK Time) with Observing Sil (Observing High Precepts) Programme, Dhamma Talk, Meditation, & Blessings Pooja. On Saturday 09th May Children Programme at 1PM Dhamma Talk Children Vesak Presentation and 2PM Children & Adults Programme with Short Meditation, Dhamma Discussion & Chanting. All are welcome to practice Dhamma on this Highest Blessed Day....

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04-07-2020 Esala Full Moon Day
Annual Invitation Ceremony for Vassana Three Months Spiritual Rains Retreat ...

This year Vassana (Rains Retreat) Season will be from 04th July 2020 till 02nd November 2020. You can sponsor a week during this three months holy period in order to share the noble merits and blessings of this sacred period. We will be hosting Special Blessings Pooja and protection chanting on every Saturday. You can sponsor any of these Saturday poojas....

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