William Walker Atkinson (December 5, 1862 – November 22, 1932) was an American lawyer, businessman, publisher, writer, translator, and occultist. He is known by the pen name Theron Dumont, Yogi Ramacharaka and others. Born in Baltimore, Maryland. He worked in trade 15 years, probably helping her father. He began his business career in 1882, in 1884 was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar Association. After moving to Chicago, he participated in the publication of several journals, writing articles and books. During subsequent career he wrote and published not only under its own name, but also under various pseudonyms. During his life, he wrote many works that remain popular today.
"Clairvoyance and Occult Powers" is a great work by William Walker Atkinson. This book examines, including, clairvoyance, clairaudience, premonition and impressions, clairvoyant psychometry clairvoyant crystal-gazing, distant clairvoyance, past clairvoyance, future clairvoyance, second-sight, prevision, clairvoyant development, astral-body traveling, astral-plane phenomena, psychic influence--personal and distant, psychic attraction, psychic healing, telepathy, mind-reading, thought transference, and other psychic phenomena.