I think the Dalai Lama is either ready to move or has already moved.
I am indebted to him for what I read in a book by someone who interviewed him. Sorry, I forget the book’s specs. There is a cultural smothering going on everywhere. Even those cultures that are being smothered are becoming smotherers of the smotherers.
And I think I did see that moving video about a special service for the burnt up animals. Yes, that is fitting. And, in fact, it occurred to me that planning to have MY ashes committed to the waters in mountain lakes is fitting. I love both environments so much, and have been so enriched by them.