What's the Difference Between Dia de Los Muertos and Memento Mori Day?

Nov 01, 2020, 03:00 PM

They're both days that observe death, but are they as morbid as they seem?

In this episode, Court examines the difference between two "death days" on the Weird Holidays & Observances page: Dia de Los Muertos and Memento Mori Day.

How are they alike? How are they not? What are their origins? How do you observe them?

If you'd like to let her know if you celebrate either of them, or if you create an ofrenda for your ancestors on Dia de Los Muertos, here's the link to the post that inspired this episode where you can leave your answer: https://www.hauntjaunts.net/whats-the-difference-between-memento-mori-day-and-dia-de-los-muertos/

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Host & Guide: Courtney Mroch, Ambassador of Dark & Paranormal Tourism

Intro Music: 
Phantom from Space by Kevin MacLeod