Wisdom of the Masters

‘Wisdom of the Masters’ is the name of the YouTube Channel that Samaneri Jayasāra started a while ago. It holds a treasure trove of pith teachings she has recorded from both ancient and modern masters of various spiritual traditions.

Just click on the links below (in orange) to access the resources listed.


Samaneri Jayasāra’s YouTube Channel “Wisdom of the Masters”

Here you’ll find a whole range of wisdom teachings from the masters of various spiritual traditions. These recordings are intended as meditative supports for people to listen to in quiet contemplation.

Playlists on YouTube

This link takes you directly to the various playlists on the YouTube channel.


The platforms below have a range of recordings from “Wisdom of the Masters” but not all of them are uploaded onto these channels.


Apple Podcasts

Google Podcasts

Anchor Podcasts

Google Drive:

All of the recordings from the YouTube channel, and more, can be listened to and/or downloaded from Jayasāra’s Google Drive. Through this link you’ll find the recordings allocated into their respective folders of spiritual genres.

Google Drive folders

Guided Meditations – Pith teachings from the Masters

Below are a selection of some of the best pith teachings of the Masters (from the ‘Wisdom of the Masters’ YT channel) formatted as guided meditations by Jayasāra. We’ll add new ones from time to time.
You can stream directly or download them.

(NB: all our audio meditations are best listened to through headphones)

Sudden Illumination – by Zen Master Baizhang Huaihai

The Prayer of Quiet – St. Teresa of Avila

The Sun of Awareness – Thich Nhat Hanh

The Universe is Within – Nisargadatta Maharaj

Serenity is the Final Word – Hongzhi

Centering Prayer – Father Thomas Keating

Pure Awareness – Nisargadatta Maharaj

One Mind – Master Bassui

On the Nature of Mind – Lama Shabkar (Flight of the Garuda)

Hsin Hsin Ming (The Great Way) – by Seng T’san (the 3rd Chan Patriarch)

Developing Samadhi – Ajahn Chah

Buddha Nowhere Else – Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

The Real Peace – Annamalai Swami

Unshaken Serenity – Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

The Ribhu Gita – Chapter 26

Meditation on the Nature of Mind – Longchenpa

Instructions for Cutting Through Delusion – Vajrayogini

Direct Pointing Out Instructions – Padmasambhava

Breath Meditation & First Jhana – Ajahn Lee

Calm Abiding Meditation – Dudjom Rinpoche

Meditation on Examining the Mind – Lama Shabkar

Go Back to the Source – Nisargadatta Maharaj

Heartfelt Advice – Ayu Khandro

Melting in the Silence – Ilie Cioara

Meditation on Silence and Stillness – Ramana Maharshi

Tilopa’s Mahamudra Song to Naropa

Self-Liberating Meditation – Patrul Rinpoche

Pure Awareness – Jean Klein