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Guided Meditations by Swami Tadatmananda

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Each guided meditation session has two parts: Introduction and Meditation.
Be sure to listen to the Introduction first; it contains important instruction for the associated Meditation.

The guided meditations below are arranged in categories that correspond to each chapter in “Meditation: A Journey of Exploration.” However, they do not match up with the exercises in the book.

New guided meditations are continually being added below. Be sure to check back for new ones.

Basic Techniques (Chapter 1-Building A Strong Foundation)

Inner Peace (Chapter 2-Turning Within: Finding Inner Peace)

Concentration (Chapter 3-Concentration: Focusing Your Mind)

Mantra Japa (Chapter 4-Mantra Japa)

Sakshi Bhavana/Vipassana (Chapter 5-Witnessing Your Mind)

Spiritual Growth (Chapter 6-The Psychology of Meditation)

Maintaining Enthusiasm on the Spiritual Path
Introduction: Recognizing the signs of spiritual growth on life’s journey.
Meditation: suddhosmi buddhosmi niranjanosmi

Emotional Growth (Chapter 7-Meditation for Emotional Growth)

Antahkarana Shuddhi – Purification of Mind
Introduction: Free your mind from hurt, anger, and frustration
Meditation: om namah shivaya

Dealing with undesirable traits in oneself and others
Introduction: Use of pratipaksha bhavana to remove undesirable traits.
Meditation: guided reflection, lokas samastas sukhino bhavantu

Devotional Meditation (Chapter 8-Devotional Meditation: Upasana)

Ganapati – Understanding Ishvara’s Will
Introduction: Mature prayer invokes Ishvara’s blessings without childish hope for miracles.
Meditation: gam ganapataye nama om
Darshan – You are not Alone
Introduction: Discover how you are never separate from Bhagavan.
Meditation: jay radhe jay radhe

Advanced Techniques (Chapter 9-Going Deeper: Advanced Techniques)

Other Topics (Chapter 10-Developing Your Practice)