By Dag Spilde and Maria S. Gjems-Onstad
Acem is a nonreligious organization, with little talk of spirituality. That is fine with me, although I myself am […]
By Tor Hersoug
Are there any links between low self-images and meditation? Quite a few, actually. Low self-images may emerge in the meditation as spontaneous thoughts and feelings; they may influence the way we meditate, often without our awareness, as well as our motivation to continue to meditate. […]
The focus of this article by Are Holen is reconciliation and how Acem Meditation may contribute towards this end via introspective sensitivity. To meditate strengthens the links to those aspects of the psyche that are not shaped by history and that are anchored in an inner freedom and autonomy; the changes have implications for the individual, for fellow human beings as well as for society; they add a dimension of integrity, genuineness and responsibility to the human interactions.
In this article Halvor Eifring discusses the important of mind wandering in meditation. Everyone who has learned Acem Meditation knows that meditation is not about emptying the mind, as many others tend to believe. The challenge is to become friends with everything that spontaneously emerges in consciousness. Restlessness, tension, and ruminating thoughts may be experienced as garbage in the body and mind, but often hide a sparkling diamond. This kind of experience is supported by old meditative traditions.
Three Acem meetings 23. – 26.9.2019 in Rotterdam, Amsterdam and Groningen
New Perspectives from the latest books of Yuval Noah Harari and Acem.
Presented by Rolf Brandrud, a teacher in Acem Meditation.
Meditation is the concluding 21st lesson in Harari’s bestseller “21 Lessons […]
By Andreas Tryggeset
When being touched by a good book, you come closer to yourself. Longings, dreams, unease, shame — all sorts of feelings are activated.
Maybe you recognize this? That reading a really good book brings you closer to yourself. What about meditation? In meditation, there […]
Nondirective meditation in science and philosophy
In the fifteen chapters of 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.
Many schools of meditation […]
NB! Early bird fee before April 30.
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.