Cedric Parkin

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OM C. Parkin (2010)

C. Parkin (also OM C. Parkin , bourgeois Cedric Parkin ) (* 1962 in Hamburg) is Advaita teacher, mystic , philosopher and author.


Cedrik Parkin studied psychology but dropped out after 3 years. He then dealt intensively with the spiritual tradition of Sufism and the Enneagram as a mirror of the human psyche.

In 1990, at the age of 27, he suffered a serious car accident and was in a coma for two days. He tells of a death experience that changed him and his life. Shortly after the accident, he met his spiritual teacher Gangaji , who helped him to come to terms with his death experience, which was beyond everyday experience. She sent him to her teacher HWL Poonja , who gave him the spiritual name OM and was a direct student of Ramana Maharshi . Parkin has since written books and leads spiritual events ( called darshan ) in which he accompanies people in their search for truth and self-knowledge. He is the initiator of the Gut Saunstorf Foundation near Wismar as a mystery school, seminar house and modern monastery.

C. Parkin's spiritual teaching, also referred to by him as Inner Science, is based on the one hand on the Eastern Advaita tradition (teaching of non-duality , best known representative: Ramana Maharshi ), but on the other hand it also makes use of Western paths of experience (e.g. Christian Mystik, Georges I. Gurdjieff The Fourth Way) and psychological-scientific methods. Your goal is self-knowledge through inner work and beyond that, knowledge of the true nature of man.


  • The Birth of the Lion - Dialogues for Self-Exploration. Lüchow, 1998, ISBN 3-925898-89-1 .
    • Paperback edition: Goldmann Arkana, Munich 2006, ISBN 3-442-21742-3 .
    • English edition: The Birth of the Lion - Dialogues of Self-Inquiry. advaitaMedia, 2003.
    • Spanish edition: El Nacimiento del León - Diálogos de Auto-Indagación. advaitaMedia, 2009.
    • French edition: La Naissance du Lion - Dialogues pour la Recherche du Soi. advaitaMedia, 2011.
  • Face to face with yourself - conversations in the being. advaitaMedia, 2003, ISBN 3-936718-01-6 .
  • The clap of thunder and the silence of the temple - teachings from a modern Zen teacher for every day of the year. advaitaMedia, J. Kamphausen 2004, ISBN 3-936718-08-3 .
  • DEATH - OM C. Parkin live. Hör-Buch I, advaitaMedia, J.Kamphausen 2004, with CD (60 min.), ISBN 3-936718-05-9 .
  • God and Devil - OM C. Parkin live. Hör-Buch II, advaitaMedia, 2004, with CD (60 min.), ISBN 3-936718-07-5 .
  • Mystery school - school for inner transformation. advaitaMedia, 2008, ISBN 978-3-936718-10-2 .
  • with Ramana Maharshi and Willigis Jäger: Ways of Silence - Series Advaita Volume 1. advaitaMedia, 2008, ISBN 978-3-936718-12-6 .
  • The romantic love - OM C. Parkin live. Hör-Buch III, advaitaMedia, 2009, with double CD (100 min.), ISBN 978-3-936718-13-3 .
  • with Lee Lozowick and Andrew Cohen: Die and Become. The power of a new beginning - series Advaita Volume 2. advaitaMedia, 2010, ISBN 978-3-936718-20-1 .
  • Intelligence of Awakening - the spiritual rebirth of man. advaitaMedia, 2010, ISBN 978-3-936718-19-5 .
  • with Annette Kaiser and Barry Long: Lived Spirituality - Paths of Approach. Series advaita Volume 3, advaitaMedia, 2012, ISBN 978-3-936718-25-6 .
  • Happiness and suffering. advaitaMedia, 2013, with CD (70 min.), ISBN 978-3-936718-27-0 .
  • Fear - the escape from reality. - The three basic emotional forces of the Enneagram of character fixations Volume 1, advaitaMedia, 2015, ISBN 978-3-936718-35-5

Individual evidence

  1. Jump up ↑ Parkin, The Birth of the Lion, Part 1
  2. https://www.kloster-saunstorf.de/de/ewige-philosophie/innere-schule/innere-schule

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