Dia de Los Muertos
Dia de Los Muertos.
Welcome your loved ones into your home and heart with this - Day of the Dead - Dia de Los Muertos intentional candle. Light this candle to illuminate the path for your loved one’s soul to find their way back to their home on earth.
This Mexican holiday welcomes back souls of deceased relatives for a brief reunion. According to tradition, the gates of heaven open at midnight on October 31 and the spirits of children can we join their families for 24 hours. The spirits of adults can do the same on November 2. This 3,000-year-old tradition was originated by the pre-Aztecans and Nahua people. They believed the deceased would enter into another chapter of their lives after dying here on earth. They would enter Chicunamictlán, the Land of the Dead. The Nahua people believed that after nine cycles of life, they would travel to Mictlán, the final resting place.
Scented with the sacred aroma of Sandalwood. Layered with Calendula - Marigolds - their color and scent are used to guide the spirits to their respective alters during de Dia de Los Muertos.
Also layer with Obsidian Stones and Dragon’s Blood.
It's not only a Mexican holiday: This ceremony is celebrated throughout the year by ancient Celtics, Samhain, Qingming, Japanese Obon, and Pitru Paksha by the Hindu religion.
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100% Soy Wax. Handpoured in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Gift Boxed No Additional Charge
We box your candle so you don't have to! It will come in a gift box (either black, brown, or white, depending on the candle you choose). We add tissue paper or shredded paper of various colors to add beauty to your gift.