The Meditation Blog

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

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  • When the worst person in the world meditates

    What would have happened if Julie, the leading character in the award-winning movie "The Worst Person in the World", had learned Acem meditation? She will soon be 30 and is on the threshold of established [...]

Reconciliation

March 18th, 2022|

Reconciliation is an important area to work in for all meditators, no matter what phase of life we are in – when we are young as well as when we get older. It is existentially important to achieve some degree of reconciliation with the way life happens to be. This also applies to the way […]

Liza Franke: I became more straightforward

February 27th, 2022|

Acem Training in Interpersonal Communication 21-29 May 2022.

Acem meditators from all countries can, again, participate in this very special event, after two years of pandemics. From early on in the course, you will discover that there is a lot underneath the surface of everyone. «I try to understand what lies behind the way others come […]

Ripples in water – how meditation can help you to discover the deeper currents inside you

February 27th, 2022|

By Ellen Gravklev.

An action with ripple effects

When you throw a stone into the water, ripples are formed which slowly spread outwards. One stone, one throw, many ripples.

A warm look, a smile, a safe embrace. A frown, an angry voice, someone pushing you away. The first years of a child’s life create ripple effects for the […]

Erik Hidle: Retreats give an extra depth

February 27th, 2022|

I started to meditate daily some years ago while I studied IT in Trondheim, Norway. The Acem International World Retreat in 2016 became my first weeklong retreat. It was a special experience to go to Spain, experience the Pyrenees, and meet young people from the whole world who meditated. After this experience, retreats in Norway […]

Free Online Guidance Seminar with Dr. Are Holen

January 3rd, 2022|

This online seminar on Saturday, March 5 is for Acem meditators around the world. In the first part of the seminar, priority will be given to questions from those who learned Acem Meditation during the past few years, before the floor is open to everybody, including experienced meditators. A guidance seminar is an opportunity to […]

Meditating mechanically

December 8th, 2021|

By Maria S. Gjems-Onstad.

In weekend retreats, through long meditations, guidance, and conversations, issues often come into focus that apply to several participants. In the weekend course referred to here, what we might call “mechanical” meditation became a topic.

We meditate mechanically when our repetition resembles how a machine could have repeated the sound. Our repetition becomes […]

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