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Lady Gaga leads meditation on Instagram following Las Vegas shooting

Lady Gaga took to Instagram Live on Monday (02Oct17) to host a meditation for her millions of followers following the deadliest shooting in American history.

The singer took to the social media site after the horrifying incident that occurred on Sunday (01Oct17) when 59 people were killed and over 500 injured by gunman Stephen Paddock during the Route 91 Harvest Festival, before he turned his gun on himself.

"4 (sic) anyone who'd like to join, I'm doing a 20 minute moment of meditation/silence/prayer on my Instagram Live for calming of the (world)," she wrote.

"I thought it might be a nice time to take some quiet moments for ourselves and think about each other," she began in her Instagram Live video. "There's a lot going on in the world with people all the time. I think a lot of healing can come from quieting our minds and calming down our bodies."

The Poker Face hitmaker also shared her mantras as she guided over 40 thousand viewers through the meditation.

"Today I'll be alternating between I am calm and I am light," the star said.

She concluded the session with a universal message, "If we can all focus on being calmer, I truly believe the world will be calmer. We are just one body."