MANILA, Philippines—While visiting cemeteries and columbaria during All Souls’ Day, or every 2nd of November, has been a permanent fixture of Undas tradition among many Filipinos, some choose to honor their deceased relatives by lighting candles and placing these outside their homes instead.
Families gathering in mausoleums, people lighting candles and leaving flowers on cement graves, and rows of vendors selling candles and flowers. These are the usual scenes every Undas in the Philippines.
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However, for some — including those who cannot visit cemeteries and columbaria — the traditions are carried out even in the comfort of t…