Information for Researchers

Information for Researchers

The Trust supports and encourages researchers and scholars to contribute to the constantly evolving discourse on the life, work and impact of Angarika Dharmapala.

To access the transcribed diaries and other publications, including books on Anagarika Dharmapala at the Trust office library, scholars need to submit a request in writing. Please send a letter/email addressed to the Chairman of the Trust, with the names, institutional affiliation of the researcher/s (lead and others if any) and brief details of the research project.

The Trust office library is open from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm every weekday (please make an appointment before visiting).



Sangharakshita, B (1952), Angarika Dharmapala: A Biographical Sketch, Buddhist Publications Society, Kandy (1983 printing).

Guruge, Ananda P (1965) Return to righteousness: a collection of speeches, essays, and letters of the Anagarika Dharmapala, Anagarika Dharmapala Birth Centenary Committee, Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs, Ceylon

Ratnatunga, S (1991), They Turned the Tide – 100 Year History of the Maha Bodhi Society of Sri Lanka, Government Press, Colombo.

Saroja, G V. (1992). "The Contribution of Anagarika Devamitta Dharmapāla to the Revival of Buddhism in India." Buddhist Themes in Modern Indian Literature, Madras : Inst. of Asian Studies. 27–38.

Kemper, S (2015), Rescued from the Nation, Anagarika Dharmapala and the Buddhist World, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London.

Amunugama, Sarath, (2016) Lion's Roar: Anagarika Dharmapala & the Making of Modern Buddhism, Colombo: Vijitha Yapa Publications.