It may be, Ānanda, that to some among you the thought will come: "Ended is the word of the master; we have a master no longer." But it should not, Ānanda, be so considered. For that which I have proclaimed and made known as the dhamma and the vinaya, that shall be your master when I am gone.

Mahāparinibbānasuttaṃ DN 16 (PTS: D ii 72)
Eesti theravaada sangha estonian theravada sangha andrus kahn thitanano bhikkhu Ṭhitañāṇo bhikkhu Head of Estonian Sangha