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Why do I meditate? Why do I go to retreats?

When I am surrounded by silence, things begin to happen, says Birgitta Hellmark Lindgren.

Before I left for my last retreat, a colleague asked why I regularly go to meditation retreats. I started to explain the technicalities of Acem Meditation, and she listened politely and then she asked again: “Why do you go to retreats?” Read more…

You don’t want to miss this week

Regular International Retreat, 28 July – 4 August at Halvorsbøle, Oslo

Meet meditators from around the world for a meaningful, week-long dive into your meditation. Read more…

Meditation in the Spanish Pyrenees

This is a unique opportunity to spend a week with daily long meditations in a fantastic mountain landscape. Read more…

International Young Retreat 2018

Welcome to the second edition of the International Young Retreat – take a dive in your meditative process while enjoying the Swedish countryside. Read more…

International Meditation Retreats 2018

Your summer holiday in 2018: a respite from the stress of everyday life? Meditate in beautiful surroundings at Acem’s International Retreat Centre, Halvorsbøle, in Norway. Read more…

Come for the Sun and Stay for the Silence…

Enjoy the picture? To learn about the real thing, read on. Read more…

International Retreats 2017 – five options

Treat yourself to a meditative summer holiday in beautiful surroundings at one of Acem’s retreat centers in the Scandinavian forests. International retreats are in English, sometimes with translation into additional languages. Read more…

New: International Young Retreat 2017

After ten seasons with a Nordic Profile, this year the highly popular Young Retreat is going to be international.

Deepen your understanding of meditation, feel the wind blow through your hair during a bike ride, cool down in the Mangen lake, play volleyball, go for a walk, or run along the many footpaths in the woods.

This is the International Young Retreat at the Acem Nordic Retreat Centre Lundsholm in Värmland, Sweden. When? From Saturday, July 29 to Saturday, August 5. Read more…

More than 400 participants from around the world

Register for the World Retreat now

taullEnthusiasm for the Acem Meditation World Retreat 2016 in the fantastic surroundings of the Spanish Pyrenees has exceeded all expectations. Two months before the retreat starts, the number of participants enrolled is well above four hundred, including people from a large number of countries in Europe, America and Asia. Read more…

Where the Pyrenees touch the sky

World Retreat approaching

touching the skyHundreds of meditators from around the world have already registered for the second world retreat in Acem’s 50-year long history. They will travel to the heart of the Spanish Pyrenees for a week of intensive meditation, personal reflection, playful interaction, and scenic walks in spectacular surroundings. You may still join them. Read more…