June 25, 2011
"The Dalai Lama, The Hopi and World Peace"

      My name is Kymberlee Ruff, MFT. I am part Cherokee by ethnicity but I have also been adopted into the Hopi Tribe by Grandfather Martin Gashweseoma.On 02/02/02 I was asked to travel to Hopi with the "Mani Stone" that Ven. Bhakha Tulku Rinpoche had given my son. On the rock written Sanskrit was:

     At that very first meeting with Grandfather Martin, he asked if I could help to arrange a private meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  The Hopi/Tibetan Prophecy was activated in 1974 when His Holiness the 16th Karmapa came to Hopi. You can watch footage of this historic meeting on this link.
      The 16th Karmapa was at that time the head of the Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. There are four main lineages.The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of all the lineages of Tibetan Buddhism.

    HHDL came to Hopi in 1979 and met with the Hopi Elders of the Third Mesa.

Meeting the Dalai Lama 

     In 1991 The Dalai Lama was able to meet with other Elders of the Hopi Tribe. Here is a photo of  His Holiness with Grandfather Dan Evehema, Grandfather Martin Gashweseoma and Thomas Banyaca, Jr.

     Back in 2002, Grandfather Martin asked if another meeting could be arranged. He told me that the meetings had been short and that there was so much more that needed to be discussed to help with the world situation.
    I am happy to report that last month in May of 2011 this meeting took place. At the International Peace Education Summit the Colombian Mamos as well Hopi spiritual elders met with His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama. Other Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and many others luminaries met at the Summit to share their visions on World Peace.

     If you are interested in reading the official statement from the "Elder Brothers" please go to the web site of my friend who was able to attend this historic meeting.


Tulku Orgyen Phuntsok

    Last night I went to a public teaching with Ven. Tulku Orgyen Phuntsok. He was teaching about the importance of reciting the mantra OM MANI PADME HUM. Tulku said that Padmasambhava stated that by merely chanting this mantra over and over and dedicating the merit to the Holy Ones, we can accomplish miracles.

    This weekend we are having a "Mani-Thon for World Peace" at the Vairotasana Foundation in Santa Barbara. I feel so infinitely blessed to be able to participate in any way to help our planet get through these difficult times.  I welcome anyone reading this to join in too!

        May all beings benefit,



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