Stamps on Easter

Stamps on Easter

Indian Stamp Ghar extends Easter Sunday Greetings to all its readers across the Globe being celebrated today.

Easter  is a Christian feast and Holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion at Cavalry  as described in New Testament. Easter is preceded by Lent , a forty day period of Fasting ,prayer and Penance. The last week of Lent is called Holy Week and it contains Maundy Thursday  commemorating Maundy and the Last Supper as well as Good Friday commemorating the crucifixion and death of Jesus. Easter is followed by a fifty day period called Easteride or the Easter season ending with Pentecost Sunday . The festival is reffered to in Western Christianity by a varierty of  names like Easter Day, Easter Sunday ,Resurrection Day and Resurrection Sunday. Easter Eggs is a speciality of this day.

Some stamps issued to mark Easter are shown below.