Hey Readers! today I will tell about Merry Christmas and also provides few best Merry Christmas images, which you can send to your friends, family member, relative, and office colleagues on this Christmas. Sending a message to your loved one is feeling a proud movement for them. but before we will be knowing that what is Merry Christmas and why do we celebrate this western festival.
Christmas is a festival of Christians which spreads joy and happiness. it is celebrated on the twenty-fifth of December every year as birth anniversary of Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem to mother mary. he is believed as the sun of God.
There is a holiday on this day to schools colleges and many offices. all the houses and churches are clean, people decorate the Christmas for the celebration, they invite friends and relatives at their home, gifts and cards are the exchange on this day, Christian people sing holy songs and pray to god on Christmas day. a person disguised as Santa clause distributes sweets and gifts to children.
Especially Children enjoy this festival, They buy sweets and colourful stars to decorate their home and study room. In western countries, employees get long holidays and this occasion they travel outside of their country.
Nowadays Christmas festival is celebrated by everyone irrespective of their religion and caste. this festival is celebrated globally with great enthusiasm and enjoyment.
Best Merry Christmas Images
Why we celebrate Merry Christmas on every November 25th?
When I ask my friends circle and relatives that why we celebrate Christmas on the 25th of November. They each of them answered the same and said that Jesus Christ has taken birth on the day, who is the son of God.
But friends, in the bible which is the holy book for every Christians. In that book, Jesus Christ birth has not mentioned in the bible. According to whychristmas.com website, There has no fixed date of Jesus birth on November 25th. There are several theories behind the birth of Jesus Christ. Let’s skip this point here.
Interesting Christmas Facts:
The name of Santa Claus comes from the name of a legendary Christian Saint – St Nicholas. He was famous for his kindness to children and the poor.
The legend says that an old man was in despair because he has no money for his daughter’s dowries. Saint Nicholas dropped a bag of gold down the chimney that fell into a stocking hung up by the fire to dry.
The Christmas tree came originally from Germany. It is a symbol of eternal life. In medieval Germany, it was decorated with apples. The first tree has no candles.
Trafalgar Square Christmas tree
Trafalgar Square Christmas tree in London is sent giant Christmas tree from Norway. It has been an annual gift to the people of Britain by the city of Oslo since 1947.
World’s tallest Christmas tree
the world’s tallest cut Christmas tree According to the Guinness Book of Record, the world’s tallest cut Christmas tree was a 221 ft (67.36m).
The first Christmas card was produced in Britain in 1843 by Henry cole.
Traditional Christmas colours
Green is a symbol of life and rebirth.
Red is a symbol of the blood of Christ.
Gold represents the light as well as wealth and loyalty.
The tradition of gifts
It seems to have started with the gifts that the wise men brought to Jesus. The exchanging of gifts between people started about the 1800s.
The biggest selling Christmas single of all time is Bing Crosby’s “white Christmas”
Santa Claus flying
The image of Santa Claus flying his play was created by Washington Irving, the author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
The “Merry Christmas” just got well known in the mid-19 century after it showed up in the book “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens.
The famous Christmas melody ” Jingle Bells” (the one utilized for this video) was initially composed for Thanksgiving and not Christmas!