Easter 2024:- Date, History, Significance and All You Need to Know

Easter 2024: Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from death. This year, it falls on March 31, 2024. Eggs are decorated on this day and children take part in egg hunting.

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Easter is one of the most auspicious occasions of Christians. It is also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday. Easter is always celebrated on Sunday that’s why it is called Easter Sunday. This year, it falls on March 31, 2024.

Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from death, written in the new Testament of the Bible. It marks the beginning of Eastertide or the Easter season which ends after 50 days with Pentecost Sunday. Easter is linked to the Jewish Passover.

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Easter 2024:- Date

Easter generally comes on sunday between 22 March and 25 April. This year, Easter falls on March 31, 2024 (sunday).

Easter 2024:- History

It is believed that Jesus Christ was crucified by the Romans at Calvary because he was found guilty of claiming to be a ‘son of God’. Christ’s crucifixion is celebrated as Good Friday by the Christians all over the world. Just after two days of crucifixion, Jesus Christ resurrected from death and this day is celebrated as Easter.

Easter 2024:- Significance

Easter celebrations begin a week before with Palm Sunday which marks the entry of Jesus in Jerusalem. The week before Easter is considered Holy Week. After Palm Sunday, Spy Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday are celebrated. Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday are called the Easter Triduum.

Easter Sunday preceded by Lent — a 40-day fasting and penance period (excluding sundays) which begins from Ash Wednesday. Many Churches start celebrating Easter late in the evening of Holy Saturday.

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Eggs have great importance on this day. Eggs are decorated and children take part in egg hunting. Other rituals of Easter include Easter parades, communal dancing and the Easter Bunny. Some children’s basket is filled with chocolates, golden eggs and other gifts.

Christians visit Churches and offer prayers on this day. They exchange chocolates, eggs and gifts with each other.

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