“Another person I think of as a highly evolved spiritual master is a Catholic monk I met at his hermitage near Montserrat, in Spain.
He had spent a great many years there, just like an Eastern sage, surviving off nothing more than bread and water and a little tea (…).
From his eyes I could see that I was in the presence of an extraordinary person, a true practitioner of religion.
When I asked him what his meditations were about, he answered simply, ‘Love’ “
Dalai Lama <Freedom in Exile>