Sun, Oct 25 | day of the dead

Dia de los Muertos Course: History, Culture and Practice

Learn how you can celebrate this beautiful tradition of death and remembrance.
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Dia de los Muertos Course: History, Culture and Practice

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Oct 25, 2020, 1:00 PM
day of the dead

About the Event

How do you venerate the dead?  In ancient Mexico, a festival of flowers was done during ninth month of the year to celebrate  the harvest.  Flowers adorned the graves and tombs of those that had passed on to remind us that with death comes regeneration.  Today this practice has evolved into the modern celebration of Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead.

City Alchemist invites you to come learn and celebrate the festival of death.  We will cover the historical roots as well as the current practices and how they are done today.  By the end of this course you will have a better understanding of this powerful holiday and its symbolism, as well as know how you can properly invite the dead into your own home.

COURSE INSTRUCTORS DETAILS:

Eric J. Labrado grew up in El Paso Texas where he was raised around the spiritists and healers of Juarez Mexico and their practices.  He continued to learn his familial magical and spiritual traditions until he began his path of La Regla de Ocha or Lucumi Santeria.  He is an initiated priest of Oshun from his spiritual house in Camaguey Cuba and has many years of experience in these practices.  Ashe!

Alexis A. Arredondo grew up in South Texas where he was enamored with Mexican legends, folklore and spirituality.  He began learning about Brujeria and Curanderismo at a young age until 1999 when he began learning magic hechizos directly from a local Bruja. Over the years he acquired knowledge from Curanderos, Indios and other Hechiceros.  He brings over 17 years of experience and practice in the more traditional practice of la culto de Santisima Muerte.  Ometeotl!

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