Here are ideas as to how to go about celebrating Easter Sunday. Read about Easter holiday.
The festival of Easter is celebrated to commemorate
the resurrection of Jesus Christ after crucifixion. It is one of the
holiest Christian festivals. The Easter Day also traditionally heralds
the advent of the spring season after the gloomy months of winter. As
such Easter festival is associated with joyous merriment and gaiety.
Like many other Christian festivals, Easter has also emerged from
ancient pagan roots. It is an amalgamation of a myriad of Pagan, Hebrew
and Christian traditions. Easter incorporates pagan symbology of
fertility in the shape of the Easter bunny and Easter eggs. The name of
the festival, Easter, itself may be a offshoot of Eostre, pagan Goddess
Notwithstanding the religious flavor, the celebration of Easter
festival transcends the confines of Christian church. Easter celebration
has always been synonymous with merry-making and enjoyment. Because of
this aspect, the recent years have witnessed increasing
commercialization of the Easter festival. Today during Easter holidays,
sale of greeting cards and confectionery such as chocolate Easter eggs,
marshmallow bunnies, Peeps, and jelly beans prove to be big hits.