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

22-10-2022 Letchworth Kathina Ceremony
Annual Kathina Ceremony Community Day 2022 at Letchworth Dhamma Nikethanaya Buddhist Centre ...

At the end of Three Months Rainy Season Meditation Retreat, Buddhists hosts The Annual Kathina Ceremony as a mark of gratitude to Venerable Monks by Offering Robes, Atapirikara, Dana & Gifts to share Blessings & Merits with all. 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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6PM Every Saturday Evening Bodhi Pooja Chanting
Every Saturday Evening Bodhi Pooja & Seth Pirith Protection Blessings Chanting ...

Regular Saturday Special Bodhi Pooja Dhamma Dana Programme. Join Online for our temple activities and 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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10/17-09-2022 Binara Full Poya Day
Special Atavisi (28) Sam Buddha Pooja Blessings Ceremony ...

Binara (September) Full Moon Day marks the second month completion of the sacred vassana rains retreat season. Historically it commemorates the sacred day that the Buddhist Nun's Order (Bhikkhuni Sasana) was established. We observe this holy day with a special Atavisi Sam Buddha Pooja Blessings Programme on Saturday 17th September 2022 at 4.30PM. You can sponsor one of the 28 Sam Buddha Pooja by taking a Atapirikara or Sivuru (Robes). If you would like to take part, please contact the centre....

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08-09-2022 May HM The Queen Attain Nibbana!
Our Deepest Sympathies! Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022) ...

We are mindful in solidarity with the waves after waves of nations' sorrow, over the loss of the rock, the Great Britain is built. The best of the world and the embodiment of humanity. Sending Our Deepest Sympathies! Rest In Peace!...

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10-09-2022 Dhamma School Programme
3PM-5PM: Children's Dhamma School Programme Every 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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10-07-/22-10-2021 Annual Vas Retreat Season
Ayan Vassana Kalo This is the Rains Retreat Season ...

This is the Annual Vassana Season (Three Months Rainy Retreat), holiest and most meritorios time. All are invited to participate this rare occation. You can sponsor any of the 12 week during this three months to gain highest blessings. If you would like to sponsor, please let us know....

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