International Mother’s Day is approaching near. Every year the second Sunday of May marks the celebration of motherhood. It is more than just an occasion to mark the celebration of motherhood. Let’s just dive into the significance, history and importance of Mothers Day celebration.
International Mother’s Day
Though Mother’s Day celebration varies in different countries but globally as per the US calendar every year the second Sunday of May falls the International Mother’s Day.
Though a single day is never enough to felicitate mother’s for what they do for their children, it’s always good to have a special day declared to show love, respect and gratitude.
The significant history of International mother’s Day celebration hails from ancient Greece. In those times the Greek commemorated a festival called Rhea, who was known as the mother of all the gods. Later, Christians adopted the same concept and marked mother’s Day celebration to show gratitude towards mother Mary(Jesus Christ Mother). The moment spread globally as the time passed.
Born in 1864, Anna Maria Jarvis or Anna Jarvis, who was an activist in the UK started the trend of mothers day celebration. She was very close to her mother. Anna’s mother when alive always talked about a holiday that should celebrate motherhood. Later, after a few years of her Mother’s death Anna Jarvis commemorated a day as a mother’s Day in remembrance of her mother.
Anna Jarvis was the first person to celebrate mother’s Day and later that became a movement and became a celebration of every year.
Mother’s Day Significance
A single day is never enough to celebrate motherhood. Selfless care, endless love won’t suffice with thanks but showing gratitude is what needs to be done as it is necessary to celebrate the journey and love.
The unconditional love that a mother pours on children, the upbringing she does, the care she shows is unmatchable to any existing thing or person. The celebration of mothers day comes as a holiday too in many countries. This year Mothers Day in India in 2023 will fall on 14 May, which is the second Sunday of May.
Mother’s Day in India
Mother’s day is celebrated every year with great joy and pleasure in India to thank mothers for shaping The children’s life, to thank them for each and every small and big thing they do selflessly.
The celebration of Mother’s Day in India in 2023 will be held on 14 May 2023 as India follows the US calendar to celebrate mothers day. Gifting flowers, giving cards, baking cake for mothers, arranging special meals are all part of celebration. People celebrate it in their own way making their mother feel very special.
In this digital era it has become very accessible to spend some quality time watching movies and favourite shows together. You can watch her favourite movie sitting comfortably on the couch, exchanging gossip and some love.
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FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Question)
1. Which day is International mothers day?
International mothers day is celebrated and observed on the second Sunday of May. This year the day falls on 14 May 2023.
2. When is Mother’s day in India in 2023?
The Indian Adaptation of Mothers day celebration is inspired from the US. Hence, Mother’s day in India in 2023 will be celebrated on 14 May 2023.
3. Who is the founder of Mothers Day?
Anna Jarvis who was an US activist, is the founder of Mother’s day. She first celebrated Mother’s Day in remembrance of her mother. Later it became a movement and is recognized as a celebration around the world.