The Meditation Blog

Explores meditative practice, experience and research. All the bloggers practise Acem Meditation.

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  • Intuition is a resource

    "In Acem Meditation, intuition is a dynamic part of meditating with a free mental attitude," writes initiator Monika Wirkkala. What is intuition? It has been said that intuition is seeing with the soul, that it [...]

The whisper

June 20th, 2023|

Meditating regularly is like building a lasting friendship, entering into a dialogue with a living partner, creating a space of calm and peace within ourselves.

Another and better place

Our daily inward journeys in meditation are an encounter with a current that reflects everything we contain inside us. Thoughts, feelings, memories. It is like stepping into an […]

Went on an international retreat: “Discovered nuances in my own life”

May 19th, 2023|

Andy Chang is from New Taipei City in Taiwan. He has met Acem meditators from all over the world.

“In Asia, men rarely talk about their feelings and weaknesses, he says. According to a Mandarin proverb, ‘Men should never show emotional vulnerability around others.’ And perhaps this attitude is why I meet few male meditators in […]

How should we deal with troublesome feelings in our meditation?

May 1st, 2023|

When we need to get something done in the short term, keeping unpleasant information out of our awareness may be necessary. But the price to be paid can be high in the long term. This may be easy to recognize in other people, in politics, in work life, or in our family. “The Emperor’s New […]

Meditation for artificial intelligence (AI)

May 1st, 2023|

In 2022 an engineer at Google leaked an interview with the advanced chatbot LaMDA. LaMDA is an artificial intelligence language model like the now-popular ChatGPT.

The Google engineer publicly announced that LaMDA had developed consciousness and that it had a soul. Therefore, he claimed, it was entitled to certain rights and that Google for example should […]

Henrietta Kindmark: “Acem International’s Young Retreat in Lundsholm – a great place to be”

May 1st, 2023|

19 years old and from Uppsala, Sweden, Henrietta Kindmark participated for the first time in Acem International’s Young Retreat last summer. A week later she spoke about it in warm terms.

  • The social part of the retreat was what I enjoyed most, says Henrietta and mentions ”Walk and Talk”, the sauna, and the shared meals.
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