Not time to grief, says Ajahn Brahmavamso

The Buddhist Channel, Aug 31, 2006

Perth, Australia -- Well known Dharma teacher Ajahn Brahmavamso in a condolence message from Australia has advised devotees in Malaysia that now is not the time to grief over the loss of their much beloved Chief Venerable Dr K Sri Dhammananda, who passed away today.

He said that people should instead feel grateful that they have come to know such a great being and how they have benefited from his teachings.

Ajahn also said that it is timely to reflect on impermanence, non-satisfactoriness and non-self characteristics in ourselves, on our loved ones and all conditioned things.

He also advised that it is a good time to observe the Eight Precepts and to share merits with our the late Chief Venerable.