Dia De Los Muertos Is Not Mexican Halloween

In the heart of autumn, when the veil between the living and the dead is believed to be at its thinnest, numerous cultures around the world hold ceremonies and festivities. Among these, Mexico’s Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and the widely celebrated Halloween stand out. While they may share a seasonal timing and a thematic connection to the deceased, they are fundamentally distinct traditions with different origins, meanings, and practices.

Here’s a closer look at why Dia de los Muertos is not the Mexican Halloween.

Celebrate Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) – the multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and to remember friends and family members who have died.

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