Friday, May 9, 2008

mOtheR's dAY hiStOrY

Origin of Mother's day goes back to the era of ancient Greek and Romans.But the roots of Mother's Day history can also be traced in UK where a Mothering Sunday was celebrated much before the festival saw the light of the day in US.However,the celebration os the festival as it is seen today is a recent phenomenon and not even a hundred years old.Thanks to the hard work of the pioneering women of thier time,Julia Ward Howe and Anna Jarvis that the day came into existence.Today the festival of Mothers day is celebrated across 46 countries(thought on different dates)and is hugely popular affair.Millions of people across the globe take the day as an opportunity to honor their mother's,thank them for their efforts in giving them life,raising then and being their constant support and well wisher.

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