Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus, celebrated primarily on December 25th each year as a religious and cultural celebration of billions of people around the world. A central holiday of the Christian liturgical year, it ends Advent and begins the Christmas season, which historically in the West lasts twelve days and culminates on Twelfth Night. Christmas Day is a public holiday in many countries around the world, is religiously celebrated by the majority of Christians, and is also celebrated as a cultural festival by many non-Christians, and forms part of the world. The indispensable part of the holiday is centered around this day.
The traditional Christmas story, the birth of Jesus, described in the New Testament says that Jesus was born in Bethlehem, in keeping with messianic prophecies. When Joseph and Mary arrived in the city, home The inn was empty and so they had to sleep outside a stable where the Child Jesus was later born, with angels announcing the news to the shepherds, who then spread the news.
Although the month and date of Jesus’ birth are unknown, the church in the early fourth century fixed his birth date as December 25. This corresponds to the winter solstice on the Roman calendar. Most Christians celebrate December 25 according to the Gregorian calendar, which has been adopted almost universally in civil calendars in countries around the world. However, part of Eastern Christian Churches celebrate Christmas on December 25 of the older Julian calendar, which now corresponds to January 7 in the Gregorian calendar. For Christians, the belief that God came to earth in human form to atone for mankind’s sins, rather than needing to know the exact date of Jesus’ birth, is seen as the primary purpose. in celebration of Christmas.