Raymond Tarpey is a trained historian; his main area of research is Mayan/ Aztec history and spirituality. He also does extensive research on the spiritual legacies of the ancient cultures of China, Japan, the Anasazi and the Inca. This path, along with information from the Edgar Cayce readings has led him also to do major research on the Crystal Skulls, the 'lost continents' of Atlantis & Mu/Lemuria.
Raymond also does Tzolk'in Calendar Readings in the Maya Shaman/Daykeeper tradition. He and his wife Nobie are longtime members of Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. and they reside in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
Raymond holds an MA degree in Chinese History and Language. He is an accomplished linguist, fluent in both Mandarin Chinese and Japanese, and is a student of Mayan languages and classical Aztec Nahuatl.
He has given presentations on the Mayan Calendar, the Spiritual Legacies of Mu/Lemuria & Atlantis, the Crystal Skulls, and the Mayan 2012 Prophecies in many cities across the U.S. and Canada, including at A.R.E. HQ in Virginia Beach and the 11-11-11 Crystal Skulls Conference in LA. Raymond has served on the A.R.E. Board of Trustees and several of his articles have appeared in the A.R.E. Ancient Mysteries newsletters.