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A.R.E. Bookstore & Gift Shop 

A.R.E. Bookstore


A.R.E. Bookstore & Gift Shop Hours*
Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 noon – 5 p.m.

(757) 457-7231

*Bookstore hours are extended during events.

Located in the Visitor Center of  A.R.E.'s Virginia Beach headquarters, the A.R.E. Bookstore & Gift Shop offers a wide variety of books and products for those interested in topics from the Edgar Cayce readings. You will also find:

  • Cayce healthcare products
  • Metaphysical books, DVDs, and CDs
  • Unique jewelry selections
  • Gemstones, crystals, and pendulums
  • Spiritual home decor, candles, and incense
  • Personalized astrology charts
  • Personalized aura photos and reports

Bookstore Sponsored Events

The bookstore regularly sponsors events held at the Visitor Center. Many include free options. Please check these pages for details and dates of our upcoming events:

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The Aura Camera

Aura Acmeraa

Our aura camera captures a photographic representation of what your aura looks like. The aura camera system is comprised of a hand biosensor, the camera itself, and software that helps to decode the temperatures and electrical energy of the individual to determine their aura characteristics. The first step is to touch your hand to the biosensor and allow it to detect your temperature and electro-dermal activity (otherwise known as your electrical impulses). The computer then takes that data and works with the camera to capture a photographic representation of your aura.

This method came from Dr. Valerie Hunt, a leading researcher at UCLA, who conducted numerous studies using high-tech sensors that recorded peoples’ electro-dermal activity while clairvoyant healers described their aura. Dr. Hunt realized that the electric frequencies of the test subjects were indicative of aura colors that were described by the clairvoyant healers.

Aura photos are available during normal store hours for $25. Photographs with full reports that analyze your aura are $45.