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.

YouTube:

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.


Podcasts:

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

Spotify

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