‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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: these are best listened to through headphones)
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