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The dichotomous nature of Easter is reflected in the celebration of the
festival. On one hand the festival is a tribute to the resurrection of
Jesus while on the other celebration of Easter heralds the advent of the
spring season. The religious observations in the church notwithstanding,
Easter has been a season for celebrations and feasting.
The forty-six-day Lenten season precedes the Easter celebrations. The
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and ends with Easter. The last week of Lent
is said to be the Holy Week and begins with the observance of Palm
Sunday. The Palm Sunday is so called because on this day, Jesus
succeeded in entering Jerusalem, where the crowds who grandly greeted
him by laying palms at his feet. This week consists of many important
events that lead up to Easter.
The Holy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper where the Christ
prophesized his end and his resurrection and distributed bread and wine
as his flesh and blood respectively. The auspicious day of Good Friday
commemorates the day of Crucifixion of Christ, and the Holy Week
culminates with Easter Sunday, which is celebrated as the day of
resurrection of Jesus Christ.