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Merry Christmas: Know the origin of the festival

Christmas 2021

Tomorrow, on December 25th, 2021, the world will be celebrating the festival of Christmas; the birth of Jesus Christ. This is the day when all the family members come together to celebrate the day with enormous joy, hope, happiness, and laughter. The mythical Santa Claus and the gifts he brings make the kids of the families very happy and the day is filled with eternal happiness. As the people will be celebrating the festive day of Christmas tomorrow, it is also important to know a few things about the day.

The Origin of Christmas

The day of Christmas was first celebrated on December 25 in AD 336. It was celebrated from the period of the first Christian Roman Emperor, Emperor Constantine. The announcement of the birth of Jesus Christ will be celebrated every year on December 25 was first and formally made by Pope Julius. However, there exists a plethora of diverse traditions and theories that justify the reason for Christmas being celebrated on December 25.

A quiet Christian custom supposed that the event Mary knew that she would give birth to a special child, Jesus, called the Annunciation was on March 25 and thus Christmas is celebrated 9 months later, on December 25. 

Christmas 2021: How it is celebrated

The celebration for the day is filled with joy, laughter, and worship. People, across the globe, visit the church, sing carols, and offer their prayers. Further people decorate their houses with lights, flowers, balloons and they also exchange gifts with their family members, friends, and close ones and they also bake cakes and make delicious dishes. People, at many places, also drink and wine and spend their day with their partners. Kids are also thrilled and wait for this day with all the eagerness as they receive gifts from their beloved Santa Claus. 

Now that you know the Origin of the day and how the auspicious day of Christmas is celebrated, here’s wishing you all a Merry Christmas. 

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By TIS Staffer
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