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Accessing the Akashic Field

Douglas James Cottrell, Ph.D. is widely regarded as the only authenticated successor to the "Edgar Cayce Phenomenon."

  • About 70 years ago, Edgar Cayce began gaining national prominence in the United States for his uncanny and otherworldly ability to solve perplexing medical questions, all while in a state of deep meditative trance. Today, that mantle has been passed to Dr. Douglas James Cottrell, who has demonstrated many of Cayce’s marvelous abilities using the exact same techniques.
    Richard Syrett, Radio and Television Host, "The Conspiracy Show"


In the early Twentieth Century, Edgar Cayce was renowned for being able to enter an altered state of consciousness, during which his mind had access to information he could not possibly know. An article that appeared in The New York Times in 1910 described him as “an illiterate man who became a doctor when hypnotized,” as he mainly used his ability to answer health questions for other people. His talent was well documented, and authenticated by third-party examination.

In 1975, Douglas discovered a way to replicate this phenomenon to access the so-called “Akashic Records” or “intelligent field” that connects all matter at the Quantum Level, and discussed in iconic works such as Lynne McTaggart’s The Field. Today, he is among a very few able to demonstrate this remarkable ability, and even fewer considered a reliable information source. The information is consistently accurate, detailed, and specific, unaffected by conscious perception and expectation. It would appear to be unrestrained by space or time. (Read Douglas's bio...)

Today, Douglas teaches people how to develop their own intuition. He is the pioneer of Quantum Meditation™, which is the process he uses to access the Akashic Field. He is the author of over a dozen books about consciousness, intuition and self-development, including his most recent work, Conversations With The Akashic Field. He has appeared on radio and T.V. shows across North America and abroad, and has been featured in a variety of newspapers and niche magazines. He has spoken at summits around the world, including the World AIDS Conference.
  • I have found you to be one of the most objective and accurate intuitives I have met. Your trance style is very much like Edgar Cayce’s, including the ability to “get out of the way” of the information coming through, therefore you “color” it as little as possible while it passes through you to the recipient. You are one of the few intuitives I recommend to others when asked: “Where can I find a good psychic?” Stay in the light and keep up the fine work.
    Paul Zuromski, Publisher, "Body Mind Spirit" Magazine

Author of More than a Dozen Books

Douglas is the author of more than a dozen books and e-books on personal and spiritual development. These works are based on information obtained from the Akashic Field using Douglas's remarkable Quantum Meditation™ readings. From his seminal work, Secrets of Life to the most recent Conversations With The Akashic Field, these books cover a range of topics that are sure to pique your interest and help guide you on your own journey. From future predictions and unsolved mysteries to the hidden workings of your body, mind, and soul, Douglas’s books are here to help you improve your life in all aspects: physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.


"This book is simply wonderful! If one enjoyed the Gems of Wisdom, then this is a must. The information in the book is simply a comprehensive mass of amazing knowledge to make a giant leap forward in your life both spiritually and in the practical aspects of your daily activities. Have read through it twice already, and will keep coming back to it again and again. Can't be recommended enough. Thank you!"
- Christian

"I am about two-thirds through this sublime collection of readings and I wish it would never end. Each entry carries a current of heightened frequency that I feel throughout my being. A blessing for the beginning of this year, 2017."
- Margo Bergman

"This book is a gift to all of us from a man who deliberately practiced deep “sleeping” meditation, determined to help others as his life’s mission. Dr. Douglas James Cottrell did this while believing the promise from the great master, Edgar Cayce, that anyone could learn to set aside his or her ego, “fall asleep,” and obtain and deliver information and wisdom from that “sleep” state. What he now describes as “Quantum Meditation,” also known as “sleeping” meditation, has allowed Dr. Cottrell to access this same information to answer contemporary questions and continue to help others. I have thoroughly enjoyed reading answers to contemporary and classic questions from the Akashic records delivered by this dedicated, good man, and hope you also enjoy this material."
- Rebecca Sanford, Esq.
Saint Joseph, Michigan



Kelly Carlin (daughter of comedian George Carlin) writes about her parents' experiences with Douglas in her recent book, A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up With George

  • In the past, my parents and I had seen trance channeling a bunch of times with a gentleman from Canada, Doug Cottrell. Doug is considered to be like Edgar Cayce—a medical intuitive who also tells you about your past lives and helps guide you through current life issues. To do this he goes into a trance and accesses what they call the Akashic records—a collection of knowledge supposedly stored in the astral plane. Mom often invited him to come down to stay with them for a week, and he’d do sessions there [for celebrities]. Dad, ever the seeker, was open-minded about such things, and would have sessions with Doug, as would I. Over the years he’s helped me put my life in perspective. My mom had even witnessed him give people uncannily accurate medical diagnoses.

Breakthroughs to Developing your Awareness

This is an exciting time in our evolution. Science is now able to confirm the ancient wisdom that has been passed down through the centuries. We are all connected through a web of energy that is now being termed the Quantum Field (or Akashic Field). Those who are sensitive are acutely aware of this connection. Often they are susceptible to the mental and emotional states of others, without even knowing it.

• have you ever had a dream about something that came true?

• have you ever had a feeling that something was going to happen, and it did?

• did you ever just know something was going to happen, and it did?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then you are intuitive, for these are real demonstrations of an ability to perceive the future in various ways. The natural intuitive ability within you is waiting to be trained and enhanced. A developed intuition allows you to make preparations now for potential hazards in the future, or to see clearly along a path of experiences and make better choices in the present. It also allows you to access information beyond your conscious physical perception and to perceive the answers to questions on virtually any person, place, or thing. Douglas is the pioneer of a technique called Quantum Meditation™. It is unique among all the meditative or intuitive practices as it provides the practitioner unparalleled clarity of vision and perception, unclouded by subjective perception or ego. If you have the aptitude, the tenacity and the desire to develop your intuition to the highest degree, you may be a good candidate for his week-long course of study.
(read more about the course...)


Like your five physical senses, the intuition is a part of the way you perceive information about the universe around (and within) you. Your intuitive abilities can provide invaluable information to assist you in making better choices, and live a richer and more fulfilled life. The average person ignores the quiet promptings of his or her intuition, attributing it to luck or coincidence or imagination. But as we evolve, we learn that we cannot ignore these messages any longer, for they may provide guidance to living a better life and being of greater service to others. When you have more information about a circumstance or event, you may make a more informed decision, your stress level reduces, and often your choice manifests in a better outcome. You live without fear, without feeling helpless, and without feeling like a victim of circumstance. Those of us who have goodness in our hearts and minds, like Douglas, use our intuition to help the greatest number of people to improve their quality of life—physically, mentally, emotionally, or even spiritually.
(read more about Quantum Meditation...)

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If you have no experience with Douglas's method of meditation, this short exercise may be right for you. Douglas guides you in breathing and relaxation to let go of your conscious distractions and connect with your High Self. This is a meditation to bring profound change into your life so that you may experience unconditional love and the power of divine healing.

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