Edgar Cayce’s spiritual concepts and methods complement
the lessons in the classical Chinese book, The Secret of the Golden Flower: A
Chinese Book of Life. Both teach that we may be personalities in material
bodies surrounded by a world of activity and relationships, but we are also
celestial beings, sparks of life, only temporarily
incarnating. Thus, it is good to experience our infinite, eternal self and its
By studying and practicing Cayce and Taoism, Van Auken
states that he experienced a journey to what the Taoist master called, "the womb
of our pure heart and clear mind."
Both of these master teachers can help you create your
own authentic approach to enlightenment.
Through study and practice, one can gain an
understanding of the metaphysical meaning of these teachings. For example,
Taoism’s "Heavenly Heart between the sun and moon" is secretly the place of the
mind’s eye between the "eye of Ra" and the "eye of Horus." Another lesson is on
being and nonbeing, which we can experience as we touch once again the original
source of life, and become one with it. Our way to enlightenment also includes
changing vibrations and hormones. As Cayce taught, our hormone-generating glands
correlated with the chakras found in the ancient Yoga Sutra, and changing
these may transform our whole vibe!
The Taoist Master guides us to be patient and apply
each lesson just as Cayce teaches: "For it is step by step, line by line,
precept upon precept, here a little, there a little, that the attaining is
accomplished in the mental, the spiritual, the applications of an entity in this