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Mayan, Toltec, Aztec Visions of Soul Life with John Van Auken


John Van Auken 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.

Ancient Wisdom and Civilizations in the Cayce Readings

Researchers have found that everything ancient is not primitive, in fact, much of it is profoundly sophisticated and reveals a wisdom and skill not easily found today.

We can learn much from studying these ancient teachings … and that is what we do here.

Edgar Cayce and Ancient Wisdom

While in a trance state, Edgar Cayce’s ability to peer into the past with uncanny psychic accuracy was demonstrated repeatedly. This type of information is called “retrocognition” and the Cayce readings attest to the variety of material available in this manner: previous happenings in an individual’s life, including accidents or forgotten traumas; as well as ancient history, including the geological evolution of the planet and details of tribes and civilizations that predate recorded history.

Through the use of retrocognition, the Cayce readings provide a wealth of insights into the ancient world. More than simply discussing hidden archeological sites and uncovered records of forgotten civilizations, Edgar Cayce claimed that the history of humankind went back some ten million years! Although much of this material may be impossible to verify, sometimes contemporary research has uncovered evidence to confirm information given in Cayce’s trance state.

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