Tree burial

1.Disposal of the dead by placing the corpse among the branches of a tree or in a hollow trunk, a practice among many primitive peoples.
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Strong communities, based on territorial connection and blood ties, have ceased their role, and we have entered the days of loose ones, of which one form is a cherry tree burial," says Haruyo Inoue, an Ending Center spokesperson.
I asked them if I developed a tree burial scheme whether they would use it and they were very enthusiastic about the idea.
Other methods include: placement of bodies in caverns or on ledges; in-ground interment, usually in the flexed position; and tree burials of both complete and macerated bodies.