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Ancient Pathways, Modern Revelations
Annual Ancient Mysteries Conference
John Van Auken, Freddy Silva, James Tyberonn, Gary A. David, Hugh Newman, Scott Creighton, and other renowned explorers and researchers share the latest discoveries of hidden histories, ancient origins, mystical mythology, and sacred sites and temples-- from around the globe to the stars.
October 4, 2018 - October 7, 2018
Virginia Beach , VA

COME UNCOVER THE MYSTERIES and wisdom of our earliest civilizations, see the latest discoveries from the field, explore suppressed histories of humanity’s origins, and examine the influence of the ancient past on our current culture and destiny.

Explore mysterious Atlantis, mystical Egypt, ancient native America, prehistoric Europe, and even the Essenes in the Holy lands of the Bible.

Why? Because your soul was there! Latent within you are all the memories and skills your soul possesses from those ancient times—lost knowledge waiting to be found. This conference stimulates your deeper mind to recall all you have known and to awaken it to this incarnation.

Join pioneering sacred sites explorer Freddy Silva, Atlantis researcher James Tyberonn, megalith investigator Hugh Newman, celestial theorist Gary A. David, Cayce expert John Van Auken, explorer Scott Creighton, and more as you take a trip across space and time to discover the real truth behind ancient legends, cross-cultural myths, esoteric secrets, and archeological obscurities.

Meet the presenters and authors close-up. Ask that question that has been on your mind. Get the latest books autographed by the authors. Enjoy like-minded people, conversation, and refreshments. Program also includes optional Life Member and Donor Reception and Tours Reunion Luncheon events. See conference brochure schedule for details. 

Don’t Miss This Rare Opportunity to Meet Some of Today’s Most Respected Researchers and Explorers! Mark your calendar, call our registrar, and pack your suitcase! All Roads Lead to Enlightenment and the A.R.E. Register NOW! Seating is limited and is expected to sell out!

Registration: Thursday, Oct. 4, 5:00 p.m.
Program Ends: Sunday, Oct. 7, 12:30 p.m.
Advance Registration: $435 A.R.E. Members, $475 General
At-Door Registration: Add $20

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: A limited number of partial scholarships are available for most programs. Contact A.R.E. Customer Service for details.

Final schedule and additional program details available online 10 weeks before program date; subject to change, check our website for updates.

The road to enlightenment passes through here.
Additional Info and Schedule
October 4 - 7, 2018
Virginia Beach Headquarters
Edgar Cayce's A.R.E.
215 67th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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is an internationally renowned speaker, a long-time A.R.E. staff member, a current director at A.R.E, and a popular leader of A.R.E.’s tours to sacred sites around the world. He is the author of numerous bestselling books including Edgar Cayce on the Spiritual Forces Within You, Angels, Fairies, Demons, & the Elementals, and is co-author of his most recent, Edgar Cayce on the Mysterious Essenes: Lessons from Our Sacred Past. His extensive knowledge of the Edgar Cayce readings, the Bible, ancient Egypt mysticism, world religions, and Christ Consciousness make him a popular and authoritative teacher.

To view John's upcoming schedule of events, visit our events search page for "John Van Auken." 



is a best-selling author and leading researcher of restricted history, ancient knowledge, sacred sites, and the interaction between temples and consciousness. He has published five books in five languages. Described by one CEO as "perhaps the best metaphysical speaker in the world right now,” he has been an international keynote speaker for two decades and appears on GAIA TV, Ancient Aliens, and numerous radio shows such as Coast To Coast. He is also a documentary filmmaker and leads private, sell-out tours to sacred sites worldwide.

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has been an independent researcher of Southwestern archaeological ruins and rock art for over twenty-five years. His books about the Hopi and other ancestral Pueblo cultures of Arizona and New Mexico include: The Orion Zone and Star Shrines and Earthworks of the Desert Southwest). A former college professor, he has a master’s degree from the University of Colorado. His articles and interviews have appeared in dozens of magazines and radio shows.

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is an explorer, “megalithomaniac,” and author of Earth Grids: The Secret Pattern of Gaia's Sacred Sites and co-author of Giants on Record. He is a regular guest on History Channel's Ancient Aliens and Search for the Lost Giants. His articles have appeared in numerous publications, and he leads tours to megalithic sites around the world.  


a professional engineer and geologist for 33 years and the author of four books, James has devoted himself to a lifetime of metaphysical studies, focusing on understanding the energy of the living Earth, from both a scientific and metaphysical perspective. He is one of the world’s most knowledgeable experts on earth energies, crystals and gems, sacred sites, and the planetary grid system.


Scott Creighton is a communication network engineer with a lifelong passion for ancient Egypt. For almost two decades, Creighton has immersed himself into intense research in an attempt to make sense of the many mysteries of this most ancient civilization. His many articles, books and TV appearances have brought an entirely new perspective and understanding of our ancient past and, simultaneously, presented orthodox Egyptology with some considerable challenges to its own narrative. He lives with his wife Louise and two teenage children in Glasgow, Scotland.