Christmas is an annual festival that reminds us of the birth of Jesus christ. It is on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration. The origin of Christmas comes from Roman and pagan cultures.Romans celebrate two holidays in December. First one is a two -week festival honouring God of agriculture.on December 25 ,they celebrated the birth of mithra,sun God. December is the darkest month of the year falls. The Roman’s lightened candles to keep the darkness at bay.Christianity spread across Europe and they did not curb pegan customs and celebrations.No one knew Jesus’ date of birth ,they adapted the pagan ritual into celebration of his birthday.
The pagans decorated their homes with greens.They decorated their temples with fir trees and bits of metals.The tree traditions taken from Europe, decorated trees in worship of the God with candles and dried fruits,It was incorporated into Christian faith in Germany. They decorated trees with sweets,lights and toys.
St. Nicholas was born in Turkey around 280. He was a bishop in Christian church .He is a good man. He makes toys using woods.In one Christmas day,he makes wooden dolls and gives them to all boys and girls.He gives these surprise gifts in the midnight.over many years,his popularity spread and he became known as protector of children and sailors.
He had reindeer hooves. He travelled all around his place through it. He wore a long red robe with a red hat. At every village, children spotted his bright robe from a distance and gathered in the road to greet him. He enjoyed surprising people and began to deliver secrets gifts at night.He was named as Saint.
He suffered imprisonment for his faith.He was renowned for his generosity towards the poor.He saved three daughters from being sold into slavery. Their father has no money to marry them. St. Nicholas is said to have tossed gold through an open window into their home and saved them. These three sisters have hung their newly washed stockings by fired.ace to dry. Nicholas ďropped small bag of gold in to each bag. After the death of St. Nicholas December 6 was declared St Nicholas day.He still delivers magical gifts each year at Christmas time.He over children very much.