John Daido Loori
John Daido Loori, author, artist, Zen Master is the founder and abbot of Zen Mountain Monastery in Mount Tremper, New York.
Under Daido Loori’s direction, Zen Mountain Monastery has grown to be one of the leading Zen monasteries in America, widely noted for its unique way of integrating art and Zen practice.
Daido Loori is also an award winning photographer and videographer, with dozens of exhibitions to his credit and a successful career in both commercial and art photography.
He has had 54 one-person shows, and his work has been exhibited in 118 group shows both in the United States and abroad.
His photographs have been published in leading photography magazines, including Aperture and Time Life Photography.
|John Daido Loori|
|School||Rinzai and Sōtō|
|Lineage||Mountains and Rivers Order (part of White Plum Asanga)|
|Other name(s)||Daido Loori|
|Dharma name(s)||Muge Daido|
|Born||June 14, 1931 |
Jersey City, NJ, United States
|Died||October 9, 2009 (aged 78) |
Mount Tremper, NY, United States
|Successor||Bonnie Myotai Treace, Geoffrey Shugen Arnold, Konrad Ryushin Marchaj|
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