Acem in the future

2019-07-05T11:50:19+02:00September 28th, 2016|


What will Acem look like in 50 years, on its 100-year anniversary? The year will be 2066.

Just saying that number feels abstract, futuristic, and far far away.

It raises another question: what will the world look like in 2066?

By Elisabeth Heimdal Wærsted 


New book: Psychology of Silence

2019-07-05T11:50:29+02:00September 28th, 2016|


The classic introduction – available for the first time in English

This book presents the classic introduction to Acem’s theory and practice of meditation, written by the founder. Psychology of Silence provides an easy-to-read account of the technique and its effects on health and personality. The book also includes […]

An intensive experience of communication – with several language options

2019-07-05T11:50:37+02:00September 28th, 2016|


Acem’s Training in Interpersonal Communication helps you improve your empathetic capacity and understanding of yourself and others. This year’s course will have English, German, Spanish, and Scandinavian groups, provided a sufficient number of people sign up for each language. The registration deadline is 15 April, with 15 March […]

The difficult past: The TV series “Generation War”

2019-07-05T14:40:16+02:00December 26th, 2013|

By Folke Gravklev 

The second world war has loomed over Germany since 1945. Rightly so: The Nazi government inflicted suffering  on peoples in eastern Europe, the Jewish population etc. on an unprecedented scale. The criminal regime used the full force of  German industrial capacity […]

The Land of Death – a perfect tourist spot

2019-07-05T14:51:12+02:00August 15th, 2013|

skull eating boneA church decorated with the bones of 40,000 dead bodies can be a source of meditative contemplation - or a macabre monument to commercial tourism. The ossuary of Sedlec in the Czech Republic leans heavily towards toward the latter, though its pride in its role as World Cultural Heritage prevents it from becoming ugly.

Meditation goes mainstream

2019-07-05T14:51:25+02:00May 31st, 2013|

Der SpiegelAn increasing body of medical evidence confirms that meditation has a wide range of positive effects for the practitioner. The probably most influential and respected print media in Germany, der Spiegel, […]

Meditating politician

2019-07-05T14:57:12+02:00June 17th, 2012|

Aung San Suu KyiAung San Suu Kyi recently visited Oslo to finally give her Nobel Peace Prize speech. She is often compared to other Peace Prize laureates, in particular Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama. One of the things all of them share is a strong commitment to meditation.

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