David Loy is a professor, writer, and Zen teacher in the Sanbo Zen tradition of Japanese Zen Buddhism.
He is a prolific author, whose essays and books have been translated into many languages. His articles appear regularly in the pages of major journals. David lectures nationally and internationally on various topics, focusing primarily on the encounter between Buddhism and modernity: what each can learn from the other. He is especially concerned about social and ecological issues.
David Loy is a professor of Buddhist and comparative philosophy. He is also one of the founding members of the new Rocky Mountain Ecodharma Retreat Center, near Boulder, Colorado.