Aung 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.
A Norwegian going to India to teach meditation? It sounds almost as absurd as if an Indian travelled to Norway to teach Norwegians how to ski. Yet Torbjorn Hobbel has travelled to New Delhi many times to teach Indians Acem Meditation. In this article he reflects on one of his experiences there.