Christmas

Christmas 

Christmas is well-known throughout the country, but do you know the history of Christ's arrival and why we celebrate this festival?


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Wikipedia: Christmas

Christmas is known as the Mass of Christ; however, it is also sometimes referred as “X-mas” in the American vernacular, and it is December 25th.

The root of Christmas culture is based on Christianity.

Previously, this festival was only celebrated by Christians, but now countries from around the world have adopted Christmas traditions.

Examples of Christmas traditions include gift giving, family and social gatherings, symbolic decoration, testing, and many more.

This festive celebration is similar to our Diwali festival, in that we give and receive gifts to and from relatives and friends.

The Christmas season occurs once a year, every December.

Why do we celebrate Christmas?

We originally celebrated Christmas because it is the birthday of Jesus Christ. In the Bible, it explains how Jesus died to sacrifice himself for the sins of man, allowing men and women to be forgiven and enter heaven, which is why we all remember him on the 25th of December.

The Charlatan of Christmas

During the season of Christmas, the popular story “A Christmas Carol” is often told.

If you are not familiar with it, search Google for 'A Christmas Carol’ and skim this.

This book will reveal more about the culture of Christmas and about Jesus.

Jesus’s Family?

It is often wondered if Jesus had a family. The question of whether he had a wife and son is much debated; however, no one knew if Jesus had a spouse or son.

Church Entry

The most common question I've ever received is if it is permissible for Hindus to enter the church on Christmas Day. The answer is a resounding yes! Hindus and other religious groups are welcome to attend, but they are not permitted to eat the church's prasad. They do not allow anyone but Christians to eat their prasad.

 

Economic Impact

The Christmas season has its own set of traditions and folklore. Because gift-giving and many other aspects of the Christmas festival involve increased economic activity, the holiday has grown into a major event and a critical sales period for retailers and businesses. In many parts of the world, the economic impact of Christmas has grown steadily over the last few centuries.

In conclusion:

Now, Christmas isn't just a celebration for Christians; it's celebrated all over the world with joy and happiness. However, we have learned there are certain limitations for non-Christians when celebrating in church, such as not being able to eat the Church’s prasad. In addition, it is clear that the season is one of increased activity, from social and family gatherings to economic and religious pursuit.





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