Til death do us part
Til death do us part, a phrase commonly used in a marriage liturgy… Not that I plan to get married soon, but I stumbled upon this news today.
In North Eastern Thailand, a TV director named Chadil Deffy or Deff Yingyuen marries his now deceased longtime girlfriend, Sarinya (Anny) Kamsook on January 9, 2012 . He posted the message on his Facebook page, inviting his friends to an wedding-cum-funeral rite for his girlfriend.
According to sources, they have been together while studying at the Eastern Asia University ten years ago. They had planned to get married but Anny unexpectedly died in a car accident on the evening of January 3, 2012. Deffy, staying devoted to his love, continued with their wedding plan quickly, but it was postponed due to his busy schedules.
The bizarre wedding ceremony took place at Tri Vivek temple Moo 9 Baan Sadao Tambon Nabua , Amphur Muang, Surin province. During the ceremony, Deffy was seen in a black smart suit, while Anny in a white gown. Deffy inserted a ring on Anny’s finger, symbolizing the completion of the wedding ceremony. Later on, this was posted on the Facebook and YouTube and it spread like wildfire.
Relatives and friends of both lovers came to celebrate the wedding and also pay their last respect to Anny. It was reported that Deffy had been ordained as a novice monk to give merit to her for the last time.You can see his fanpage here, but its all in Thailand language. There are also a Youtube video for the event, but I don’t know which one is real exactly, try to find it by yourself. A song kept playing in my mind though…
This is the first bizzare event I’ve seen in 2012. Deffy devotion to their love is unquestionable, it was so long that they have been together, but then tragically ended… just like that. By being a novice monk, I think Deffy is learning to accept it and move on with his life. For all of us here, appreciate the lives of those around you. Doesn’t matter if they are your friends, relatives or partner, one thing for sure, once they are gone… they will never come back.
All this money can’t buy me a time machine,
It can’t replace you with a million rings,
I shoulda told you what you meant to me,
‘Cause now I pay the price…