Before this festival, people have started shopping. There is a huge crowd of people in the markets. However, shopkeepers say that people are coming less for shopping this year compared to last year.
Christmas preparations have started. Christmas is a major festival of Christianity. In India too, this festival is celebrated with great pomp.
Christmas is also called a big day. On this day the Lord Jesus was born,
Every year on 25 December, the whole world celebrates Christmas Day. The celebration of this festival starts from the evening of 24 December. But do you know why this festival is celebrated?
People in the Christian community celebrate it as the birthday of Jesus Christ, initially people in the Christian community did not celebrate Jesus’ birthday as a festival, but, by the fourth century, his birthday was a festival. Began to be celebrated as
It happened that the people of non-Christian community in Europe used to celebrate a big festival on the occasion of Uttarayan of the Sun.
Prominent among these was the festival of Uttarayan of the Sun on 25 December (25 December).
As the day began to lengthen from this date, it was considered to be the day of rebirth of the Sun God. It is said that for this reason people of the Christian community chose this day as Christmas for the birthday of Jesus.
Easter was the main festival of the Christian community before Christmas.
Importance of Christmas tree too
The second important tradition is the tree. On the occasion of the birth of Jesus, a fur tree was decorated, which later came to be called the Christmas tree. Apart from this, another tradition is to give cards.
On this day, people wish their loved ones through a card. Let us know that the first Christmas card was sent by William Angle in 1842.