Posted by: snfromky
N 36° 52.407 W 087° 28.893
16S E 457082 N 4080942
Quick Description: The burial place of the "Sleeping Prophet".
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 9/23/2007 10:58:03 AM
Waymark Code: WM28PD
Edgar Cayce's grave is located in Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, KY. Cacye was born and raised in Hopkinsville but died in Virginia Beach, VA. Cayce was known as the "Sleeping Prophet" as his "readings" were done while in a self-induced trance.
Edgar Cayce (March 18, 1877 – January 3, 1945) (pronounced /'keɪsiː/ or like 'Casey') was an American who claimed psychic abilities. He claimed an ability to channel answers to questions on subjects such as health, astrology, reincarnation, and Atlantis while in a self-induced trance. Although Cayce lived before the emergence of the New Age movement, he remains a major influence on its teachings.
Cayce became an American celebrity towards the end of his life and the publicity given to his prophecy has overshadowed what to him were usually considered the more important parts of his work such as healing (the vast majority of his readings were given for people who were sick) and theology (Cayce being a lifelong, devout member of the Disciples of Christ). Skeptics challenge that Cayce demonstrated psychic abilities and conventional Christians also question his unorthodox answers on religious matters (such as reincarnation and Akashic records). He may have been the source for the idea that California would fall into the ocean (though he never said exactly this).
Today there are tens of thousands of Cayce students. Most are located in the United States and Canada, but Edgar Cayce Centers are now found in 25 other countries. The Association for Research and Enlightenment (ARE), headquartered in Virginia Beach, is the major organization promoting interest in Cayce.
Date of birth: 03/18/1877
Date of death: 01/03/1945
Area of notoriety: Other
Marker Type: Horizontal Marker
Visiting Hours/Restrictions: Daylight hours
Fee required?: No
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