Edgar Cayce 1877 –1945


For forty-three years of his adult life, Edgar Cayce demonstrated the uncanny ability to put himself into some kind of self-induced sleep state by lying down on a couch, closing his eyes, and folding his hands over his stomach. This state of relaxation and meditation enabled him to place his mind in contact with all time and space. From this state he could respond to questions as diverse as "What are the secrets of the universe?" to "How can I remove a wart?" His responses to these questions came to be called "readings" and contain insights so valuable that even to this day individuals have found practical help for everything from maintaining a well-balanced diet and improving human relationships to overcoming life-threatening illnesses and experiencing a closer walk with God.  Although Cayce died more than sixty years ago, the timeliness of the material in the readings is evidenced by approximately one dozen biographies and more than 300 titles that discuss various aspects of this man's life and work. These books contain a corpus of information so valuable that even Edgar Cayce himself might have hesitated to predict their impact on the contemporary world. Sixty years ago who could have known that terms such as "meditation," "Akashic records," "spiritual growth," "auras," "soul mates," and "holism" would have become household words to millions? Further details of Cayce's life and work are explored in the classic book There is a River (1942) by Thomas Sugrue. The majority of Edgar Cayce's readings deal with health maintenance and the treatment of illness. Even to this day individuals have found physical help from information given as long as 100 years ago! Yet, although best known for this material, the sleeping Cayce did not seem to be limited to concerns about the physical body. In fact, in their entirety the readings discuss an astonishing number of 10,000 different subjects. Even this vast array of subject matter, however, can be narrowed down into a much smaller range of topics. When compiled together, the majority contain and deal with the following five categories: (1) Health-Related Information; (2) Philosophy and Reincarnation; (3) Dreams and Dream Interpretation; (4) ESP and Psychic Phenomena; and (5) Spiritual Growth, Meditation, and Prayer. 1


1. Taken from the Official Site of Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E.  Edgar Cayce: 20th Century Psychic and Medical Clairvoyant at http://www.edgarcayce.org/about_edgarcayce/about_edgarcayce.asp


"The earth will be broken up in the western portion of america. the greater portion of japan must go into the sea. the upper portion of europe will be changed as in the twinkling of an eye. land will appear off the east coast of america. when there is the first breaking up of some conditions in the south sea and those as apparent in the sinking or rising of that that's almost opposite same, or in the mediterranean, and the etna area, then we many know it has begun."


"If there are greater activities in vesuvius or pelee, then the southern coast of california and the areas between salt lake and the southern portions of nevada, we may expect, within the three months following same, inundation by the earthquakes. but these are to be more in the southern than the northern hemisphere."


"There will be the upheavals in the arctic and in the antarctic that will make for the eruption of volcanoes in the torrid areas, and there will be the shifting then of the poles -- so that where there has been those of a frigid or the semi-tropical will become the more tropical, and moss and fern will grow. "as to conditions in the geography of the world, of the country -- changes here are gradually coming about. no wonder, then, that the entity feels the need, the necessity for change of central location. for, many portions of the east coast will be disturbed, as well as many portions of the west coast, as well as the central portion of the u.s. in the next few years land will appear in the atlantic as well as in the pacific. and what is the coast line now of many a land will be the bed of the ocean. even many battle fields of the present will be ocean, will be the seas, the bays, the lands over which the new world order will carry on their trade as one with another.


"Portions of the now east coast of new york, or new york city itself, will in the main disappear. this will be another generation, though, here; while the southern portions of carolina, georgia -- these will disappear. this will be much sooner. the waters of the lakes will empty into the gulf, rather than the waterway over which such discussions have been recently made. it would be well if the waterway were prepared, but not for that purpose for which it is at present being considered. then the area where the entity is now located (virginia beach) will be among the safety lands, as will be portions of what is now ohio, indiana and illinois, and much of the southern portion of canada and the eastern portion of canada; while the western land -- much of that is to be disturbed as, of course much in other lands."


"Strifes will arise through the period. watch for them near the davis strait in the attempts there for the keeping of the life line to land open. watch for them in libya and in egypt, in ankara and in syria, through the straits about those areas above australia, in the indian ocean and the persian gulf.


"It is also understood, comprehended by some that a new order of conditions is to arise; there must be a purging in high places as well as low; and that there must be the greater consideration of the individual, so that each soul being his brother's keeper. then certain circumstances will come about in the political, the economic, and whole relationships to which a leveling will occur or a greater comprehension of the need for it.”


“for changes are coming, this may be sure -- an evolution or revolution in the ideas of religious thought. the basis of it for the world will eventually come out of russia. not communism, no! but rather that which is the basis of thesame as the christ taught -- his kind of communism.”


Cayce's Predictions Regarding The Sphinx


Taken from Cayce, Edgar. "On Atlantis." New York: Warner Books, 1968.


He predicted the discovery of an Atlantean "Hall of Records" between the Sphinx and the Nile with a connecting entrance under the right, front paw of the Sphinx


It would be well if this entity were to seek either of the three phases of the ways and means in which those records of the activities of individuals were preserved -- the one in the Atlantean land, that sank, which will rise and is rising again; another in the place of the records that leadeth from the Sphinx to the hall of records, in the Egyptian land; and another in the Aryan or Yucatan land, where the temple there is overshadowing same. (2012-1; Sep 25, 1939) page146


The entity joined with those who were active in putting the records in forms that were partially of the old characters of the ancient or early Egyptian, and part in the newer form of the Atlanteans. These may be found, especially when the house or tomb of records is opened, in a few years from now. (2537-1; Jul 17, 1941) page 146


[The entity] was among the first to set the records that are yet to be discovered or yet to be had of those activities in the Atlantean land, and for the preservation of data that is yet to be found from the chambers of the way between the Sphinx and the pyramid of records. (3575-2; Jan 20, 1944) page 147


Q.2: Give in detail what the sealed room contains. A.2: A record of Atlantis from the beginning of those periods when the Spirit took form, or began the encasements in that land; and the developments of the peoples throughout their sojourn; together with the record of the first destruction, and the changes that took place in the land; with the record of the sojournings of the peoples and their varied activities in other lands, and a record of the meetings of all the nations or lands, for the activities in the destruction of Atlantis; and the building of the pyramid of initiation, together with whom, what, and where the opening of the records would come, that are as copies from the sunken Atlantis. For with the change, it [Atlantis] must rise again. In position, this lies -- as the sun rises from the waters -- as the line of the shadows (or light) falls between the paws of the Sphinx; that was set later as the sentinel or guard and which may not be entered from the connecting chambers from the Sphinx's right paw until the time has been fulfilled when the changes must be active in this sphere of man's experience. Then [it lies] between the Sphinx and the river. (378-16; Oct 29, 1933) page 147-8