Easter is the most important day for Christians across the world. They believe that Jesus rose from the dead after three days from the time he was killed. It is often known as ‘resurrection’. After observing Good Friday without any celebration, the Christians celebrate Easter Sunday with loads of Easter Eggs and Hot Cross Buns. According to the Bible, the women returned to the tomb and found it open. They were being told to tell the disciples that ‘He has Risen’. Later, Jesus joins the disciples who were walking on the road. Also Read - 'As Dark as Death Can be...'! Queen Elizabeth II Gives an Emotional Speech on Easter as The World Faces COVID-19 Crisis
This is the most special day for Christians, it is a festival of joy. They decorate their houses and churches; special programmes being organised at the churches across the world. From Good Friday to Easter Sunday, the entire period is very significant. The week is known as ‘Holy Week’ and the Saturday in between Good Friday and Easter Sunday is known as Holy Saturday. It has a role as well, most churches have a Vigil in the evening or in the midnight to welcome Easter – the rising of Jesus from the dead with the dawn. So, let us have a look at how celebrities have wished everyone Happy Easter Sunday 2018 on Twitter. (Also Read: Easter 2018 Wishes: Best Easter SMS, Greetings to send to your loved ones) Also Read - Sri Lanka President Sacks Intelligence Chief Over Easter Attacks Probe
Here are the Tweets:
Smriti Irani wrote, “Easter symbolises life, hope & faith. May this day further the spirit of compassion and harmony in society. Wishing everyone a Happy Easter.” Also Read - Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media Networks in Wake of Attacks on Muslims
Diana Penty wrote, “May we be filled with hope, faith and bundles of love on this day of Easter.”
Karan Tacker, Suniel Shetty also wished everyone Happy Easter 2018.
Honourable PM Narendra Modi wished everyone Happy Easter.
Here is the Tweet of Madhuri Dixit-Nene.
TV Actress Krystle Dsouza posted a beautiful picture of her and wished everyone.
Former Indian Cricketer VVS Laxman wrote, “May the thoughts and ideals of Jesus Christ inspire all to have love and compassion. Wishing a blessed and Happy Easter.”
Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore also wished everyone on Easter Sunday.
The Easter season begins on Ash Wednesday. Easter Week includes Maundy Thursday as well, it marks the last supper which Jesus had with his disciples. Easter is also the end of Lent, means the end of whatever you’ve given up. Eggs are a symbol of fertility and new life. They are often associated with Easter. Eggs helped Christians to remember Jesus’ resurrection and thus, they adopted eggs as a symbol of New Life. After the harshness of winter eggs can also be seen to celebrate rebirth and to represent Spring.