International One Week Deepening Retreat January 2 to January 9, 2021
Course type: Deepening Retreats
A deepening retreat offers the possibility to experience the full effect of Acem Meditation, leading to essential changes in your meditative process and in everyday life.
- Course starts
- Sunday 02 January 2022, 18:00
- Course ends
- Sunday 09 January 2022, 14:00
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A deepening retreat is suitable for Acem meditators who already have some experience with long meditations and who want to practise meditations of more than six hours.
A deepening retreat gives you an opportunity for daily long meditations of at least six hours. The retreat will focus on how to enhance your meditation. All activity under the course of the day is designed to stimulate the deeper meditative process.
The long hours of silence are followed by daily process-oriented guidance groups led by experienced meditation guides, in order to maximise the results of long meditations.
Questions arising from performing long meditations, along with meditative and existential topics will be covered in the evening seminars.
Walk and talk
There will be ample time for walks in the beautiful surrounding areas. Some of the walking time is combined with one-on-one discussions of themes and issues from your meditation.
Daily sessions of basic Acem Yoga have a refreshing effect and facilitate the practice of long meditations.
Typical daily programme
0730 - 0830: Breakfast, exercise
0830 - 1600: Silence for meditation
1600 - 1630: Yoga
1630 - 1700: Pause
1700 - 1900: Process guidance
1900 - 2000: Dinner
2000 - 2130: Seminar
Who may participate?
Deepening retreats are for regular meditators who already have experience from regular weeklong Acem Meditation retreats and who are prepared to participate in the entire retreat.
Acem International Retreat Centre at Halvorsbøle is situated outside Oslo in beautiful and peaceful surroundings. Most of the rooms have a direct view of the Randsfjord lake.
A Young Retreat, an International Regular Summer Retreat and other International Deepening Retreats take place each year. See the dates on our calendar.
For people with ample experience from deepening retreats, Acem also arranges advanced deepening retreats.
The course is arranged by Acem International School of Meditation
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When ordering using the menu and button above, please remember to register the appropriate price alternative before clicking the button. Full-time students get a discount. Early Bird Price is for non-scandinavians only.
An alternative registration and payment method is described on the practical information page.
Cancellation deadline: December 28.
Infection preventionDuring the corona period the number of participants will be limited. We follow covid-19 guidelines from Norwegian health authorities. If you have symptoms associated with covid-19, or you are in quarantine, please stay at home.
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