sound

The silent sounds of Acem Meditation

2019-07-05T11:54:21+02:00January 21st, 2016|

Sound plays a central role in many forms of meditation, including Acem Meditation. What is it about sound that stimulates relaxation as well as psychological and existential processes?

Meditative music in Paris

2019-07-05T15:03:21+02:00October 12th, 2011|

Notre Dame de Paris is a majestic cathedral, with an extraordinary organ. The number of organ pipes is impressive – 7800, with 900 classified as historical. It has 111 stops, five 56-key manuals and a 32-key pedalboard. It is a special event to experience an organ concert in this magnificent place, with an organ player […]

Doing more by doing less

2019-07-06T22:11:15+02:00January 11th, 2011|

Doing more by doing less I recently returned from 3 weeks’ retreat in Acem meditation. It was a retreat with very long meditations that allowed the meditators to explore new aspects of the mind. Periods where the mind wandered through thoughts and emotions regarding present and past life experiences were intermingled with more silent hours where the mind became quiet although awake and present. The long duration of the retreat allowed the experienced meditators to meditate “around the clock”

Sound or breath

2019-07-06T22:14:13+02:00October 14th, 2010|

sofa meditationWhen Ignasi Corrella read about Acem Meditation in the big Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia, he (like several hundred others) went ahead and learnt the technique. Then he asked a local yoga teacher who writes for the paper what he thought.

Meditation and the sea of life

2019-07-06T22:16:18+02:00August 21st, 2010|

Sea of LifeMeditation is a means of creating an inner space, where thoughts, experiences and impressions have room to expand, and where memories, impulses and dreams can circulate. Monika Wirkkala discusses how to navigate the stream of consciousness with a free mental attitude.

Wheels and corkscrews

2019-07-06T22:17:45+02:00August 21st, 2010|

Sometimes life is like a wheel: you go round and round and keep discovering that you’re back where you came from. At other times it resembles a corkscrew: each rotation takes you deeper. Halvor Eifring discusses the wheels and corkscrews of Acem Meditation.

There was a time by Rune Belsvik

2019-07-06T22:19:30+02:00August 21st, 2010|

There was a time when I thought that I ought to go out and save the world. I knew that the world was somewhere else, a place out there from which the journalists sent their reports. It seemed to me in those days that the world was a sick place filled with evil and injustice.