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Cayce and the Planets
Cayce (b. 1877 - d. 1945), known to millions as "The Sleeping
Prophet," was primarily known for his fascinating psychic abilities
that concentrated on providing medical diagnoses and unusual (but
generally effective) homeopathic cures for various physical maladies
Cayce's lifetime, while in a light trance and through his "Source,"
he gave out around 14,000 life-readings and medical diagnoses to
people. Most amazing is that the estimated accuracy of his readings
was around 85%. While in this sleep state Cayce was also asked questions
about history, geology (searching for oil), financial speculations
(the stock-market), and metaphysics.
Cayce's mysterious trances he also had more than a few things to
say about the subject of astrology and the astrological planets.
One of the more controversial [i.e. difficult to swallow] ideas
promoted by Cayce's mysterious "Source" was in regard
to what happens to our souls prior to and/or in between our incarnations
on planet Earth.
to Cayce's "Source," in between incarnations our souls
each spend varying amounts of time visiting the other various planets
of our Solar System.
literally, Cayce's reading calls for a rather large stretch of the
imagination and of the old brain cells. I suppose that for those
who are Cayce's dyed-in-the-wool true believers this bit of astrological
lore is probably not a major problem or stumbling-block. After all,
perhaps there literally is some sort of spiritual dimension located
on each of the different planets that our souls vacation on in between
incarnations. Perhaps, we really can vacation on Venus.
literally it sure does seem like a far reach out into the cosmos.
Line With Plato
However... when looked at through a metaphorical lens, then Cayce's
reading falls exactly in line with Plato's description of the soul's
ascent and descent. Plato described our descent into life on planet
Earth as a soul journey originating in the Fixed Stars and then
descending through the various spheres or influences of the [then
known] seven planets.
our life on planet Earth is finished, our souls then ascend back
through the spheres or influences of the planets.
Moon (Luna) - where we've already been, the past, instincts,
the unconscious, body
Sun (Sol) - where we're going in the future, heart, identity,
consciousness, vitality, spirit
Venus - relating abilities, pleasure, enjoyment, values
Mercury - communication, intelligence, thought, ideas
Mars - assertiveness, action, getting what you want, survival
Jupiter - expansion, beneficent, jovial, opportunity, religious
Saturn - restriction, limitations, structure, learning hard
Uranus - independence, the unexpected, intuition, genius, ingenuity,
shock, inventive, detachment
Neptune - dependence, foggy, romantic, misty, mystical, magnetic,
slightly out of focus, loss of ego, imagination
Pluto - intensity, hidden, invisible, transformation, survivor,
You Spend Your Last Incarnational Vacation?
So which planet(s) did you hang out on while waiting for this current
incarnation? It's just my best guess, but I'd suggest first looking
for those planets located on the 3 incarnational axes: the Ascendant/Descendant,
the Midheaven/I.C, and the Lunar Nodes.
from Cayce's birth chart, it looks as if he may have spent a fair
amount of his time on the Moon and Uranus.
Cayce's Birth Data
March 18, 1877
3:03 pm LMT
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