Celebrating the resurrection of Jesus on the third day of crucifixion is Easter. Easter is one of the festivals giving us hope that we have victory over our sins.
Celebrated worldwide, this festival is called “the season of new birth”. The celebration is the testimony of the Bible, witnessed on the third day after Jesus was crucified by the Romans and died unceremoniously in 30 A.D.
A Christian holiday festival is a forty-day long period of prayers, fasting, and sacrifices. Followed by a holy week which includes Thursday as the last day of Jesus’ supper, Good Friday as Jesus’ death day and Easter Sunday. Witnessed on different dates every year, 2021 will have the Easter Sunday on 4th April 2021.
The Easter bunny, famous in the Christian tradition depicting the enthusiastic procreators, is associated with renewal and birth. Though the traditional origin is unknown, it is believed some Americans arrived with German immigrants in the 1700s with rabbits.
The custom of Easter eggs is a relatively new tradition, which is irrespective of denomination, but it is believed that an egg represents fertility and new life by certain pagan tradition.
Decorating Easter eggs has now become a major attraction for people and majorly children. The kids participate in the hunt for Easter eggs.
With some historical roots attached, the Easter dinner of Lamb is also one of the highlights of the festival. Lamb, which is often used to sacrifice the animals in the Jewish tradition, is served to the Passover during the festival. Lamb of God often associated with Jesus and his sacrificed death.
Easter has now become a commercial event. It is a festival that is popular worldwide followed by the market sale of greeting cards, candies, gifts, and goodies.
We wish you a prosperous Easter and a delicious Easter feast that you’re going to gorge upon with your family and friends.