All the festivals celebrated in the world, their motives are only loving. Today, on the special occasion of Christmas, we will know how Christmas is celebrated. How to prepare for Christmas. What message does Christmas Day give to the world?
How is Christmas celebrated? How Christmas is celebrated in India & Nepal
Christmas Day is one of the most celebrated festivals in the world. This is a special festival of Christianity. God Christ was born on this day. People of the Christian community celebrate this festival with full enthusiasm. On this day, there is a holiday in the whole world.
All festivals are celebrated to promote love and mutual understanding. They have the same purpose as Christmas Day. Many kinds of events are organized on this day to maintain love and faith in God, especially among children.
When is Christmas Day 2022 Date
Christmas day is celebrated on 25 December. It is called the big day. It is believed that on this day the Messiah was born, who is said to be the God of the Christian community. Christmas is celebrated for 12 days, thus it runs till 6 January.
All religions teach the lesson of love, this festival has the same purpose, it also gives the message of maintaining love and trust in humans.
The 12-day Christmas festival is known as Christmas Tide. These days everyone gives gifts, flowers, cards, etc. to each other. Also these days Christmas songs are sung and in many countries, Santa’s practice is followed on this day.
Young children wish for new gifts from Santa Claus and on this day. Santa fulfills their wish.
Christmas Day Story
Christmas day is considered to be the birthday of Jesus Christ. Facts about it are written in the Bible. Many stories are told about them. According to the fact, it is said that at the time of his birth, God had indicated to humans that a part of God is going to be born among you all as Messiah to protect and enlighten them.
Jesus is called the Messiah, his mother’s name was Mary, and his father’s name was Joseph. His parents were not married when he was going to be born, his father was a carpenter.
At the time of his birth, God sent his parents the message of his divine being through an angel and many knowledgeable Mahatma people also knew that part of God is going to be born.
At the time of his birth, his parents were trapped in a wooded area, Jesus was born among many animals, which many great intelligent people had come to see. It is said that the day was Christmas.
Christmas Tree Celebration History
The Christmas tree has the most importance in celebrating Christmas Day, there is also a mythological story behind it, how the tree started to be decorated on this day.
Celebration is done on Christmas day by decorating the evergreen tree, this tradition started in Germany, in which, to make a sick child happy, his father made the evergreen tree beautiful and gifted it.
Apart from this, it is also said that when Jesus was born, all the gods decorated the evergreen tree to express their happiness, since then this tree started to be considered a symbol of the Christmas tree and this tradition became popular.
How to celebrate Christmas Day
This festival starts several days before Christmas, in which people of the Christian race or who believe in it. They all read the Bible these days, meditate, and also fast or fast according to their religion.
Along with celebrating the birth of Jesus at Christmas, he also gives a message of peace in the world. Jesus is considered a symbol of peace and virtue, these days, stories related to his life are read and heard so that a feeling of peace, kindness, virtue, and love can arise in human beings.
These days, everyone cleans their house and all the surrounding places and decorates them. Many make good fun. Bring gifts for loved ones, make cards. And meeting each other gives them cards, gifts, and many dishes.
These days, prayers are done in the church, meditation is done, songs are sung, and candles are lit and celebrated.
The celebration birth of Jesus is celebrated, especially in the church.
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