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Can you meditate without a teacher?

Meditation as a practice has been around for thousands of years without a teacher telling you how to do it every minute . Vipassana meditation, which involves simply paying attention to sensation in your body, is 2,500 years old and may have originated with the Buddha himself.Mar 26, 2021

If you are practicing meditation purely for the physical and mental benefits (for better health, physical healing, improving performance in studies, sports and work), you don't need a teacher. You can learn a meditation technique from a good book/DVD, online resource, or workshop, and practice on your own.

How to Meditate: Simple Meditation for Beginners

Most people find that they can meditate well when guided by a teacher. Without guidance, however, it's not always so easy . If you're new to meditation, you might have good intentions, but no clear idea of what to do. Or you might have too many ideas, and not know where to start.

Do you think you can learn meditation without a teacher or a guide?

Yes, one can learn to practice meditation by oneself withoutva teacher . Start by sitting in a comfortable place in Sukhasana, Padmasana, or Ardha Siddhasana with your spine erect. Close your eyes and just watch your breath without attempting to manipulate it. Before you know it, you'll have started feeling meditative.Dec 9, 2018

Mindfulness is one such meditation practice that can be life changing. With its roots steeped in the Buddhist tradition, mindfulness is an ongoing life practice that helps you to accept all that arises without judgement. It addresses what is going on in the moment and works to release it right away.Oct 26, 2018

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Can anyone lead a guided meditation?

You can facilitate even if you are not a meditator , but it is recommended that you have your own meditation experience to know how it feels to be relaxed yet awake inside and the various sensations and thoughts that the participants will be having. You will be guiding from experience.