Description of La Calavera Catrina, Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead
La Catrina is the most fashionable lady you’ll ever meet, always looking stylish… even in death. Her name comes from the phrase La Calavera Catrina, which translates to “the elegant skull.” She has become an instantly recognizable icon for El Dia de los Muertos. La Catrina is here ot tell you that aging is beautiful and that abundant life goes on just in another realm beyond the grave. She encourages you to (after the necessary grieving has completed its healing task) celebrate the ones you have lost to death and know that they are ever present with you.
Talk to them, think of them, keep their photos and memories close and they will comfort you and guide you in ways that will amaze you.