Dr David Loy is a professor of Buddhist and comparative philosophy. His BA
is from Carleton College,
Minnesota, USA, and he studied analytic philosophy at King’s College, University of London, UK. His MA
degree is from the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, and his PhD is from the National University of
A prolific writer and global Buddhist speaker, David is the author of many books, including Ecodharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis (Wisdom Publications, 2019), He is one of the founding members of the new Rocky Mountain Ecodharma Retreat Center, near Boulder, Colorado.
David is especially concerned about social and ecological issues. A popular recent lecture is "Healing Ecology: A Buddhist Perspective on the Eco-crisis", where he argues that there is an important parallel between what Buddhism says about our personal predicament and our collective predicament today in relation to the rest of the biosphere.