Astrid and Gry Iverslien – mother and daughter – share the interest in meditation, and both have made use of meditative processes in their creative professional activities.
A better understanding of myself
Astrid is what you would call a creative person. She has made drawings, painted, and written books. Now, at 86, her neck doesn’t permit drawing […]
In June, Acem held a weekend meditation retreat with 12 participants from six different countries. That in itself is nothing new. What is new is that the 12 participants were all staying at home in those six different countries during the entire retreat. One participant was 10,000 kilometers away from the instructors in Oslo, on […]
25 July–1 August, Acem International Retreat Centre near Oslo, Norway
This retreat is a great opportunity to learn Acem Meditation. With plenty of time, you will have an optimal start, thoroughly learning how to meditate with a free, open attitude. Every day the program allows you to discuss all your questions about the method and use […]
Young people (aged 17-35) from all over Europe and beyond meet in the middle of Swedish nowhere (Lundsholm) and spend their summer doing nothing? – Wait! Can that be true? Are they really doing nothing? – No, they meditate – that looks a little bit like “just sitting there“ from the outside, but in fact, […]
Acem Meditation World Retreat 2021
Most of us have never been to Bulgaria, and even fewer have visited the Rhodope Mountains, close to the southern border toward Greece. After having spent considerable time searching, we have concluded that this is the ideal location for Acem’s third World Retreat, which will take place on July 24-31, 2021. […]
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 […]
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.
Acem Meditation: Discover The Power of The Wandering Mind
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 […]