Guided meditation

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Guided meditation is a form of meditation where an individual is verbally guided into a state of consciousness either by a person’s live voice or by a recording of a voice. This process and practice of meditation requires an individual to follow verbal instructions that teach the individual how to relax the entire body, clear the mind, concentrate on breathing, and focus one’s awareness and attention.[1] What one chooses to explore when meditating all depends on the individual’s intentions, needs, and level of interest and passion.[2]


  1. ^ Batalion, Nathan, and Melinda Elliot. "Guided Meditation Techniques: Guided Ways To Meditate, Techniques For Meditative Body Mindfulness, Guided Relaxation Techniques." Raw Wisdom, Holistic Healing Insights, Raw Food Diet, Sustainability, Genetically Modified Foods. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Oct. 2012. <>.
  2. ^ Bodian, Stephan. "Part 1: Getting Acquainted with Meditation." Meditation For Dummies. 3rd ed. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2012. 10-34. Print.