Comparative Religion

Christmas Celebration – Its History & Innovations


By. Abdul Hameed Essa WHAT IS CHRISTMAS? The word “Christmas” is derived from the combination of two words “Christ” and “Mass”.  “Christ” denotes Jesus Christ. “Mass” means “Celebrations” or “Feast” (In Arabic “Eid”). “Christmas” therefore means “Christ’s Feast” (not birthday). Anyway, it is meant to be the feast of the birthday of Jesus Christ (Pbuh). In the Oxford Dictionary we ...

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Why Celeberate Holi ?


H oli is one of the major festival of the Hindus which is a spring festival. The exact origin of the festival can not be found, though several historians claim that the Holi celebration in the country was brought along with the Aryans. In the current situation, when most cities in India are facing acute water scarcity, the wasteful use ...

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