The Meditation Blog

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

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  • Towards a more stable self-image

    By Tor Hersoug Are there any links between low self-images and meditation? Quite a few, actually. Low self-images may emerge in the meditation as spontaneous thoughts and feelings; they may influence the way we meditate, [...]

New book: “The Power of the Wandering Mind”

January 8th, 2019|

What does science say? In this new book, experts in neuroscience, medicine, psychology, philosophy and the humanities share groundbreaking perspectives on how nondirective meditation interacts with brain and body, mind and culture.

Nondirective meditation is not about emptying the mind. Instead, mind wandering is seen as an important resource. […]

Gandhi Peace Honor awarded to Dr Are Holen

December 7th, 2018|

On Gandhi’s birthday, 2nd October 2018, Dr. Are Holen received the Gandhi Peace Honor for spreading World peace and harmony. The award was given for his lifelong contributions to society and mankind, for his scientific work related to post-traumatic stress, and his research on and efforts in teaching Acem Meditation since 1966, an elaborate approach to meditation based on […]

International Regular Retreat 2019 with Dr Are Holen

December 6th, 2018|

13-20 July, Acem International Retreat Centre, Norway

Acem Meditation is more than relaxation. This weeklong retreat in beautiful surroundings is a unique opportunity to practice long meditations and get into deeper meditative processes. The evening seminars will be with Dr Are Holen, Acem’s founder. Guidance groups and social interaction further stimulate processes of change.

Learn Acem Meditation at the International Regular Retreat 2019 

December 6th, 2018|

13-20 July, Acem International Retreat Centre

You will get a good start when you learn meditation at this retreat. There is plenty of time to thoroughly learn how to meditate – with a free, open attitude. And there are ample opportunities to discuss all your questions about the method and use your curiosity to explore the […]

From Taiwan to the deepening retreat in Norway: a unique experience

November 26th, 2018|

Interview with Hana Han

As a retired high school teacher in Taiwan, Hana Han enjoys her life: She interprets her dreams, writes poems, and meditates. She is less stressed, with plenty of energy for all she wants to do.

How did you find Acem Meditation?

I had always been looking for a method that could help me calm […]

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