Edgar Cayce

Edgar Cayce (1877 - 1945)

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Edgar "The Sleeping Prophet" Cayce
Born in Bennettstown, Christian, Kentucky, USAmap
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
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Died in Virginia Beach, Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Mar 2011 | Last significant change: 13 Nov 2018
22:01: Connie Graham edited the Biography for Edgar Cayce. [Thank Connie for this]
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Edgar Cayce (pronounced Kay-Cee, 1877-1945) has been called the "sleeping prophet," the "father of holistic medicine," and the most documented psychic of the 20th century. For more than 40 years of his adult life, Cayce gave psychic "readings" to thousands of seekers while in an unconscious state, diagnosing illnesses and revealing lives lived in the past and prophecies yet to come. He was born on a farm in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in 1877, and his psychic abilities began to appear as early as his childhood. He was able to see and talk to his late grandfather's spirit, and often played with "imaginary friends" whom he said were spirits on the other side. He also displayed an uncanny ability to memorize the pages of a book simply by sleeping on it. These gifts labeled the young Cayce as strange, but all Cayce really wanted was to help others, especially children.

Later in life, Cayce would find that he had the ability to put himself into a sleep-like state by lying down on a couch, closing his eyes, and folding his hands over his stomach. In this state of relaxation and meditation, he was able to place his mind in contact with all time and space — the universal consciousness, also known as the super-conscious mind. From there, he could respond to questions as broad as, "What are the secrets of the universe?" and "What is my purpose in life?" to as specific as, "What can I do to help my arthritis?" and "How were the pyramids of Egypt built? His responses to these questions came to be called "readings," and their insights offer practical help and advice to individuals even today.[1]


Name: Edgar /Cayce/


Date: 18 MAR 1877
Place: Bennettstown, Christian, Kentucky, USA


Date: 03 JAN 1945
Place: Virginia Beach, Virginia


Date: 17 JUN 1903
Husband: Edgar Cayce
Wife: Gertrude Evans
Child: Hugh Lynn Cayce
Child: Milton Porter Cayce
Child: Edgar Evans Cayce


  1. https://www.edgarcayce.org/edgar-cayce/his-life/

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On 1 Apr 2017 at 11:17 GMT DK Clews wrote:

Here are some other sources of note:

Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. Inc: http://www.edgarcayce.org/edgar-cayce/his-life - his biography by the organization which he founded.

Video Biographies on Youtube: -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfLbY5gC04E -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4usJNQ8MHng -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvMQedUeej8 (My Life with Edgar Cayce: A video interview featuring June Avis Bro and her daughter Pamela Anne Bro)

On 23 Nov 2014 at 23:07 GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

On 23 Nov 2014 at 23:06 GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

Edgar Cayce is notable.
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