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A Mexican farmer stands in front of the piles of marigold flowers (Flor de Muertos) sold for the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, Mexico, 28 October 2021. Marigold flowers (Cempasúchil) are used to adorn graves and altars during the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos). A syncretic religious holiday, combining the death veneration rituals of the ancient Aztec culture with the Catholic practice, is celebrated throughout all of Mexico. Based on the belief that the souls of the departed may come back to this world on that day, people gather at the gravesites in cemeteries, praying, drinking, and playing music, to joyfully remember friends or family members who have died and to support their souls on the spiritual journey.
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A Mexican farmer stands in front of the piles of marigold flowers (Flor de Muertos) sold for the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, Mexico, 28 October 2021. Marigold flowers (Cempasúchil) are used to adorn graves and altars during the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos). A syncretic religious holiday, combining the death veneration rituals of the ancient Aztec culture with the Catholic practice, is celebrated throughout all of Mexico. Based on the belief that the souls of...
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