The Meditation Blog

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

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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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Podcast with Dr. Are Holen: Inner Strength – The Free Mental Attitude in Acem Meditation

January 27th, 2023|

In this recording, Dr. Are Holen explains how practitioners of Acem Meditation may cultivate a free mental attitude, and what kind of change that might bring about. Dr. Holen is a professor emeritus at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He founded Acem in 1966.

The recording is based on a previously published CD production […]

International Summer Retreat with Acem’s Founder 15-22 July 2023

January 26th, 2023|

Come close to the core and the origins of Acem Meditation.

One week’s refreshing summer retreat in the Scandinavian landscapes where Acem Meditation originated. An opportunity for exciting encounters and social meetings across borders and cultures, with participants from Scandinavia, Europe, and other continents. You can choose between guidance groups in English, German, Chinese, or […]

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