Psychic Diagnostician – Edgar Cayce (1877 – 1945)

Psychic Diagnostician – Edgar Cayce (1877 – 1945)

Dr. Brian Weiss, author of the book, “Many Lives, Many Masters,” comes to mind readily when one thinks of “Past Life Regression therapy.”  Currently hailed as the godfather of that school of thought, Weiss comes with intrigue. He was not the traditional minded guru who cultivated spatial mind exercises to allow for heralding the spirit of man, nor did he meditate or astral travel to find his center. Rather, some may see it as a divinely bestowed gift, since it presented itself to him in his office, through two patients/clients who were given equal recognition in his book because of their obviously intertwined incarnations. It was through his work in hypnotherapy that he chanced upon this phenomenon of past life experience. His patients, totally unaware and having never met, had shared a previous life as father and daughter which came to a tragic end when the father died from war wounds in the arms of his daughter. But history will show that past life regression preceded Dr. Weiss’ work. It was to the psychic Edgar Cayce, otherwise known as the sleeping prophet (1877-1945) that this title was first bestowed. A poor student, he received no more than a grammar school education, and eventually took up photography as a trade. But Cayce had the unusual ability of inducing out-of-body experiences using a form of self-hypnosis. From a sleep like trance Cayce was known for tapping into the super consciousness or the universal mind to diagnose illnesses that baffled many doctors who sought his consultation. Cayce believed that the most certain way to becoming psychic is by activating spiritual sensibilities through...