Halloween 2023: Every year around the world, the last day of October, 31st, is celebrated as Halloween Day. Halloween is generally a Christian festival. But with the changing times, today everyone seems excited about this festival. Halloween is also known by many different names such as All Hells Eve, All Hallows Evening, All Hallows and All Saints Eve. On this day, the Celtic calendar bids farewell to the year, like the closing chapter of a mystical book. On hearing the name of Halloween, various types of scary pictures would start emerging in every person’s mind. This day people wear dresses inspired by demons, devils, ghosts, vampires, monsters, mummies, skeletons, werewolves and witches. But do you know why people do this? What is the secret behind celebrating this day? Let us know why this ‘scary festival’ Halloween is celebrated and what else it is. The story behind celebrating it.
Halloween 2023: The story behind celebrating Halloween festival
There are different stories prevalent regarding the history of Halloween. In western countries, Halloween festival is celebrated for the peace of the souls of their ancestors. It is believed that celebrating Halloween festival started about 2000 years ago. Back in the day, Halloween used to be like a costume warm-up act for Northern Europe. They called it ‘All Saints Day,’ a bit more saintly, a bit less spooky. It is believed that on this day, the spirits of the dead would come to earth and harass the common people, to drive them away and scare them, the people there would wear scary clothes and try to drive away the evil powers by lighting fires at various places.
There is another story behind celebrating Halloween festival It is quite popular. It is said that some farmers believe It was believed that evil spirits would come to the earth and destroy their crops. can cause harm, so scare them away from the crop To keep it safe, they themselves used to wear scary clothes. However, in today’s time people celebrate this festival only for fun. Celebrate for fun.