Miss thunwarat Chottanimaitri
Easter has observed on Sunday between March 22 and April 25.
Easter Day is the first Sunday after the full moon that occurs. Easter is a
religious holiday that commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ three
days after his death by crucifixion some 2,000 years ago. Christians will
celebrate a memorial to the death of Jesus Christ because Easter is very
important to the Christians. Easter is related to Jesus Christ and some
common symbols such as bunny, eggs, and butterflies.
The word is “Easter” that to bring in festival is come from
“Eostre”, it is the name of spring god. It is the resurrection god because
before spring season the tree and grass is fall. But when spring comes
back, it will blossom and alive again. So, the spring has been compared with
the resurrection of the death of Jesus with called “Easter”. Easter is the
story of Jesus last days in Jerusalem before his death.
The Easter story includes Maundy Thursday (the Last supper leading to the
Eucharist), Good Friday (the day on which Jesus was crucified) and Easter Day (the
day on which Jesus came back to life). It is a sad story because Jesus was killed.
However, the story has a very happy ending. This is Jesus came back to life and
visited his friends and followers once more. He did not die at all, but went back up
to heaven to be with God, his father. Many people prepare an Easter breakfast,
brunch or lunch with a range of seasonal and luxurious foods to share with family
members, friends or neighbors. The Easter’s food includes: boiled, steam and fried
eggs, loaf of bread filled with raisins, nuts and marzipan and sweets or chocolates
in the shape of eggs. Later in the day, people may eat lamb, which is seen as
symbolic of the death and resurrection of Jesus. Families with children may
decorate boiled eggs and hide boiled or chocolate eggs around the house or
garden. Children are told that these eggs have been hidden by the mythical
There are four common symbol of Easter. First, there are Easter eggs & chicks - Eggs is
symbolize new life. Eggs have been a symbol of spring since ancient times. An egg is also a symbol
of the rock tomb out of which Christ emerged when he became alive again. Second, Easter bunny or
the rabbit is a symbol of abundant new life in ancient times, and reminds us of spring The third,
symbol is Lilies, the white blossoms symbolize the purity, new life and the resurrection of Jesus
Christ. The last one is butterfly; it is one of the significant symbols of Easter. As the caterpillar
from the shell and fly up into the sky, it similar to the God Jesus die and stored in the tunnel.
Thereafter 3 day to regain life after death.
Easter is the day that Christians in the world
commemorates the surrender of sacrifice of Jesus Christ and to
celebrate Jesus' resurrection after his death by crucifixion. It is a
time of celebration. This festival is important because the symbol
shows the great love and period of time which is the meaningful
and it reminds his crucifixion.
reference : http://fernnydiary-easter.blogspot.com