Tag Archives: day of the dead

Dia de los muertos/ day of the dead

This year ,as the last ,the wonderful displays that they used to do in the village did not happen. So sad really as everywhere else there seemed to be the celebration… but of course  it always comes down to politics. … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead….. Hanal Pixan

It is that time of year again when the traditional day of the dead is fast approaching.As I have written before ,here in the Mayab… the land of the Maya it is called Hanal Pixan or food for the souls … Continue reading

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Keep the tradition alive /part 2

  I did a part 2 of keeping the tradition alive because I had the good fortune to go and stay in Merida specifically to see the parade of the dead . This is an every year  event  where the … Continue reading

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Keep the tradition alive/Mantener “viva”una tradicion /Hannal Pixan

The headlines were just published today in the Diario de Yucatan stating to keep the traditions alive… This refers to Hanal Pixan… food for the souls( departed ones) a very maya tradition and celebrates the day of the dead… for … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead Maya style

Day of the dead Maya style I was so disappointed that I was not able to go into the village and see all the altars being made and judged for Hanal Pixan this year.This business just takes over sometimes but … Continue reading

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Hannal Pixan versus Halloween

Its becoming a conflict for the old traditional ways of Hannal Pixan and the Halloween as us northen know it. It would seem such a shame to loose this tradition for the modern.Soon there will be no distinction between old cultures … Continue reading

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