Surei Darlene Cohen

Darlene Cohen

Darlene Cohen. Photo courtesy Sweeping Zen.

Darlene Cohen / Su Rei Ken Po
Great Spirit Manifesting Dharma
October 31, 1942 – January 12, 2011

Darlene passed away at 1:15 am on January 12, in the company of her husband Tony Patchell, their son Ethan, and Tony’s son Matthew.

From Sweeping Zen web site announcement:

Known for her work with those suffering from chronic illness, Cohen focused on the synchronization of mind and body through attention to the minutiae of everyday life as a means for healing. She also wrote four books, “Arthritis: Stop Suffering, Start Moving” (1995), “Finding a Joyful Life in the Heart of Pain” (2000), “Turning Suffering Inside Out” (2002), and “The One Who Is Not Busy: Connecting with Work in a Deeply Satisfying Way” (2004).

Darlene ordained several priests and also named three Dharma heirs, Susan Ji-On Postal, Horyu Ryotan Cynthia Kear and Sarita Tamayo-Moraga.

The Ino’s Blog: Darlene

The Ino’s Blog: Darlene

I was lighting the altar in the zendo this morning when Jordan came in…. He came over to tell me that Darlene had died at 1:15 this morning.

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