(tib.: sem chen) Any living being, not just human, in samsara who has not yet attained liberation.
Words of Wisdom
"Like me, the countless living beings have been wandering in cyclic existence. Many times they have been a parent to me and shone radiant kindness upon me. How unworthy not to respond to their sorrow. For the sake of all living beings we must strive in the practices bringing Enlightenment."