In the fifteen chapters of this new book, experts in neuroscience, medicine, psychology, philosophy, and the humanities share groundbreaking perspectives on how nondirective meditation interactswith brain and body, mind and culture.
The next Acem communication course takes place 25 May – 2 June 2019, at Halvorsbøle, Norway. This intensive course has been an annual event for nearly fifty years and is open to those who have learned Acem Meditation.
Jimena Villegas appreciates the effect they have on her
“I read a book by a filmmaker who found that meditation helped him find new solutions when he felt stuck in the process of producing a movie. Though I work with music rather than film, the book inspired me to look for a chance to learn meditation, and my partner became interested as well. We searched the internet, and luckily we found an Acem Meditation course and signed up.”
An interview with meditating authorof crime fiction Bjørn Bottolvs
A naked man dead in a shed by a lake in the
outskirts of Oslo, with a small tea candle on his chest. Murdered? Bjørn
Bottolvs’s tenth crime novel is titled Facing Death.
In the novel, solving the murder case involves Acem’s cultural periodical Dyade, which in 2012 published an issue with the
same title. A coincidence? Hardly. Bjørn learned Acem Meditation at a summer
retreat in 1973 and has been meditating daily ever since.
Konstanz is an old city located where the Rhine leaves the Bodensee, and it defines the border between Switzerland and Germany. The oldest part of Konstanz is located on the Swiss side. The city has become German as a result of power struggles, just as Boris Gleb on the Norwegian side of the Pasvik river is Russian.
The OPEN CENTER in New York City, founded in 1984, provides around 300 different holistically-based programs to an audience of 10,000 annually. Here is an excerpt of their new program – basic Acem Meditation training.
What does science say? In this new book, experts in neuroscience, medicine, psychology, philosophy and the humanities share groundbreaking perspectives on how nondirective meditation interacts with brain and body, mind and culture.
On Gandhi’s birthday, 2nd October 2018, Dr. Are Holen received the Gandhi Peace Honor for spreading World peace and harmony. The award was given for his lifelong contributions to society and mankind, for his scientific work related to post-traumatic stress, and his research on and efforts in teaching Acem Meditation since 1966, an elaborate approach to meditation based on psychology and science.