He is in "our" time and our current existence. Lucky us...
He's my favorite incarnation of them all ;-)
"Today more than ever before life must be characterized by a sense of Universal Responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.”—His Holiness The Dalai Lama
"Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them".
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