Acem at 50 – some reflections

By Carl Henrik Grøndahl

Acem logoIt started with an experience. The last half of the 1960s was a period of open exploration, with large cohorts of young students from the post-war generation entering universities, seeking to change the world with their utopian and revolutionary dreams and ideologies. The people who started building Acem had come across a method that challenged inner dogmatism and narrow-mindedness – a sound-based meditation that facilitated change. Read more…

The silent sounds of Acem Meditation

By Halvor Eifring

Wang LishaSound plays a central role in many forms of meditation, including Acem Meditation. What is it about sound that stimulates relaxation as well as psychological and existential processes? Read more…

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“I return home with increased self-confidence.”

Benjamin Kartal talks to Christopher Grøndahl about Acem retreats

Benjamin Kartal “The structure of these retreats is really well designed.” Read more…

Yes, we are going to the World Retreat!

I  Jayaraj, New Delhi
I. Jayaraj “Together with my family, I participated in the first World Retreat in 2003. It was a great experience for all of us. I am now looking forward to participate in the World Retreat 2016 in the Pyrenees and get together with meditators from many countries. This will be a unique event, I’m sure.” Read more…

More than here and now

When past, future, and fantasy are parts of the present moment

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World Retreat News

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With 2016 just around the corner, the Acem Meditation World Retreat is not far away. Here follows some news about the retreat, which is presented more fully at worldretreat.acem.com. Read more…

“The best gift I have given myself”

Erin Tseng interviewed by Joy Lu

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After ten years of yoga practice in Taiwan, Erin Tseng still felt stuck. For some reason, she could not breathe as deeply as some of the postures required. She was struggling. It was only when she learned how to “let go” in practice that she was able to relax and come closer to her own spontaneity. Read more…

Acem Meditation Day

Join Acem meditators around the world by celebrating Acem’s 50th anniversary in your local Acem center!

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The perfect birthday present?

Gift card for Acem Meditation World Retreat 2016 available now

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Are you going to the World Retreat in the Spanish Pyrenees this summer? Would you like someone else to join you? A partner, a friend, a son or daughter, a mother or father, a sister or brother, or someone else who might be interested?
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