Anagarika Dharmapala

Anagarika Dharmapala bio

Birth Name: Anagarika Dharmapala

Occupation: Religious Leader

Place Of Birth: Sri Lanka

Date Of Birth: September 17, 1864

Date Of Death: April 29, 1933

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Sri Lankan

Anagarika Dharmapala was born on the 17th of September, 1864. He was best known for being a Religious Leader. Both a Buddhist religious leader and a writer, Dharmapala helped create the peaceful Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism movement; revived Buddhism in India; and taught the principles of the faith throughout the Asian, European, and North American continents.

Anagarika Dharmapala was born in Sri Lanka. After attending several elite, English-language schools in his native Sri Lanka, he made a pilgrimage to India’s Mahabodhi Temple and subsequently founded the Maha Bodhi Society with the aim of reinstating Buddhist principles and practices in India. His Buddhist ideology and teachings, which are modernist in character and reconcile science and religion, were influenced by Protestant and enlightenment ideals. His religious writings include The World’s Debt to Buddha (1893), The Constructive Optimism of Buddhism (1915), and Message of the Buddha (1925).

Anagarika Dharmapala was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Anagarika Dharmapala was born in 1860s.

Anagarika Dharmapala is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Anagarika Dharmapala’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Anagarika Dharmapala’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Anagarika Dharmapala was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Anagarika Dharmapala
NICKNAME: Anagarika
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Anagarika Dharmapala was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Anagarika Dharmapala was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Anagarika Dharmapala had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Anagarika Dharmapala’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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