In this article, we are going to tell you the true story behind Mothers Day. The second Sunday of May is celebrated every year to mark the greatness of the mother. The ceremony has first held in Greece in honor of the goddess Rhea, called Mother of Gods. In India too they believe mothers as goddesses.
In Western countries, when children grow up, they leave their parents and begin residing independently. Also, Due to this case, Mother’s Day has been arranged to set aside a day to celebrate, as there is no other way to look after her on a regular basis.
Let’s take a look at the original story behind Mother’s Day:
In the 17th century, Forty days earlier than Easter are considered days of “Lent” in England. On the fourth Sunday of the forty days celebrations, have hung on the name “Sunday Mother” in honor of Mother’s. In 1872, a woman named Julliard Howe proposed to hold Mother’s Day for World Peace for the first time, and she also organized conferences in Boston.
In an attempt to wreck reminiscences of the Civil War trauma Anna Marie Jervis, a woman organized mother’s friendship day, who died on May 9, 1905. While, Miss Jervis, the oldest daughter, has well-publicized to have a good time Mothers Day and held her mother’s second death anniversary on the second Sunday in May.
The day has been celebrated in the state of Virginia in 1910 for the first time in Americ. As a result of Jervis’s campaign, by 1911, the day had become a tradition in all the states of America. In 1914, US President Woodrow Wilson decided to make Mother’s Day official and declared the day a national holiday. Over time it spreads all over the world, and on the second Sunday of May, Mother’s Day is celebrated.
Happy Mothers Day.