John Van Auken is a Director at the Edgar Cayce organization, the Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.) in Virginia Beach, Virginia U.S.A.He has been associated with this organization since the late 1960s.His expertise is in mysticism, particularly Egyptian and Christian mysticism, and teaching meditation - from kundalini to my unique "passage in consciousness" technique. He practices the techniques he teaches and has become a leader of retreats, workshops, and tours.
His books include:
BORN AGAIN AND AGAIN: How Reincarnation Occurs and What it Means to You, 1984 Inner Vision Publishing and 1996 A.R.E. Press.
PAST LIVES & PRESENT RELATIONSHIPS, 1985, Inner Vision Publishing.
SPIRITUAL BREAKTHROUGH: Handbook to God Consciousness, 1992, A.R.E. Press.
THE END TIMES: Prophecies of Coming Change, 1994, A.R.E. Press.
REJUVENATION OF THE BODY, 1995, A.R.E. Press.
ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MYSTICISM, 1999, A.R.E. Press.
EDGAR CAYCE ON THE REVELATION: A Study Guide for Spiritualizing Body and Mind, 2000, A.R.E. Press.
THE LOST HALL OF RECORDS: Edgar Cayce’s Forgotten Record of Human History in the Ancient Yucatan, 2000, Eagle Wing Books, Inc.
MOUND BUILDERS: Edgar Cayce's Forgotten Record of Ancient America, 2001, Eagle Wing Books, Inc.
ANCIENT SOUTH AMERICA: Recent Evidence Supporting Edgar Cayce's Story of Atlantis and Mu, 2002, Eagle Wing Books, Inc.
JESUS: His Hidden Teachings Revealed, 2003, A.R.E. Press.
SECRETS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD, 2003, A.R.E. Press.
CHRIST: The Power and the Passion, 2004, A.R.E. Press.
EDGAR CAYCE'S ATLANTIS, 2006, A.R.E. Press.
TOWARD A DEEPER MEDITATION:, 2007, A.R.E. Press.
EDGAR CAYCE AND THE KABBALAH, 2010, A.R.E. Press
EDGAR CAYCE'S TALES OF EGYPT, 2011 A.R.E. Press