Meditation goes mainstream
Coming to grips with life in the city
“The Breathing God” – film about the rise of modern yoga
How old are the practice and ideas of yoga? Hindu traditionalists would say yoga dates back to mythological times and the god Shiva himself. Not quite so, according to the German documentary film "Der atmende Gott".
Meditation enthusiast in West Africa has passed away
Alhagy Jagne, local organiser in Acem Gambia, died last October while on a visit to family in Oslo, Norway. He was 63 years old.
Mr Jagne learnt Acem Meditation while studying education in Norway in the 1970s. He returned to his native country with an equivalent to a Master´s degree and made a career in the Trust […]
Film: On Freud, Jung and attractive female patients
Is there a free will?
This question doesn´t quite leave me after having seen the brilliant movie Winter´s Bone, about a young girl´s predicament in poor and deprived circumstances in a backward community in Missouri, USA. The 17 year old girl, Ree Dolly, carries her whole family. The father has left them to ”cook” metampethamine and hide from the police, […]
Contemplation where you didn´t expect it
Hadrian´s Villa, a gigantic structure of buildings dating back to early 2nd century AD, situated some 28 km north of Rome at the foot of the Appenine mountain range, is in many ways a truly remarkable place. It served as the summer residence for the emperors in this phase of Rome´s history. What struck me […]
The Sex Guru. When did it go wrong?
I am still somewhat shocked after seeing the movie documentary “Guru – Shree Rajneesh, his bodyguard and his secretary” some days ago. The Indian Shree Rajneesh was […]