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.
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.