Thank you everyone for such wonderful teaching and sharing of experience/wisdom. Gassho. I am in deep gratitude.
This is awesome!
Thank you, Victor, for the original question, and all answers.
Thanks, Luciana, for your question - I love diving into this
Here's a handy link:
step lightly... stay free...
For those who are interested in green burials, here's the web site for the place where my husband and I plan to be buried: http://www.molesfarewelltributes.com..._Services.html
The actual Kanji character, 証 (Shou) means to be proven, certified, established, a seal of approval ... thus enlightened.