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Guided meditation is when you listen to a meditation facilitator or a taped recording while meditating. Inspirational message or seed thought is intended to raise your spirits. This is in addition to deepening your understanding in some particular aspect of spiritual knowledge. Importantly this practice has usefulness for inspiration. However it in no way replaces the need to take and consolidate every spiritual growth step.

Guided meditation is a very useful tool; as a lead in to serious meditation. When the meditator is ready increase their commitment for serious spiritual expansion with insight meditation. Just as the Buddha taught; from beginning to final conclusion. Which in effect is complete dissolving sequence.

Mantra

Photo is showing prayer wheels at a monastery in the Himalayas.

Mantra is a sacred utterance, which can be a word or phrase. For instance it is believed by practitioners, to have psychological and spiritual powers. Many people believe that mantra meditation; helps to induce an altered state of consciousness. Mantras may or may not have literal meanings. They are typically melodic; mathematically structured meters with numinous qualities.