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John Van Auken
John Van Auken

John Van Auken is a director at Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E., and is one of the organization’s most popular speakers, traveling throughout the U.S. and abroad to address audiences on the body-mind-spirit topics found in the Edgar Cayce readings. He is an acknowledged expert on the Cayce readings, the Bible, ancient prophecies, world religions, meditation, and ancient Egypt. He writes Venture Inward's Ancient Mysteries column and is the author of several books, including Edgar Cayce on the Spiritual Forces Within You, From Karma to Grace, and Angels, Fairies, Demons & the Elementals. He is co-author with Ruben Miller, Ph.D. of the recent book Edgar Cayce on the Mysterious Essenes: Lessons from Our Sacred Past. To view John's upcoming schedule of events, visit our events search page for "John Van Auken." 

Posts by John Van Auken:

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Ask Edgar
January 04, 2017

Q) Did Edgar Cayce Predict the Dead Sea Scrolls? A) More than eleven years before the Dead Sea Scrolls were found in 1947, Cayce’s readings described a sect of Judaism about which scholars knew little…

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Ask Edgar
January 04, 2017

Q) Are decisions best when made while in meditation? I believe Edgar Cayce’s readings say so, right? –R.R. 

A) Most of us have a tendency to get into a “thinking meditation,” and feel that our minds …

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Ask Edgar
January 04, 2017

Q) I have a child in school who has trouble remembering and memorizing material for classes. I know that Edgar Cayce, as a boy, memorized his spelling lessons by taking a nap on the book. Is this some…

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Spiritual Growth
December 23, 2016

From a human perspective, the information you are about to read is perplexing. It does not fit with the evolution of matter. It does not fit with the visible universe. It does not even fit with much o…

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Unsolved Mysteries
December 09, 2016

In 1973, Stanford Research Institute (SRI) conducted a research project called “The Jupiter Probe.” The idea was to have earthbound humans attempt to view Jupiter

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Ancient Mysteries
October 28, 2016

Last year at this time, a research team named ScanPyramids launched a mission under the authority of the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities.

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Ancient Mysteries
July 01, 2016

In 1969, scientists analyzed a meteorite that landed in Murchison, Victoria, Australia, called the Murchison meteorite. To everyone’s surprise, this little piece of space rock contained all the ingred…

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Ancient Mysteries
June 17, 2016

Question: Did Lemuria and/or Atlantis have a written language? Can it be deciphered now? What language is most similar? Answer: This is a good question and one that will help all of us regain a level …

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Ancient Mysteries
March 23, 2016

In a press conference held in Cairo on March 17, 2016, Egypt's Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty, announced the discovery two hidden rooms inside of King Tutankhamun's burial chamber. Radar scans…

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