Saturday, 4 August 2012

Friendship Day History

Friendship Day Origin

  The tradition of celebrating Friendship Day began in 1935 on the first sunday of august when the US Congress decided to dedicate a day in the honor of friends. Though it is not known exactly what were the reasons that went into the making of this day, the retrospection of the world scenario of those times can lead us to an understanding.With the devastating effects of the First World War still showing and increasing hostilities, mistrust and hatred between countries providing the perfect conditions for another imminent battle, there was a greater need for friendship and camaraderie not only among nations but also among individual.
Importance of Friendship in Bible
The Bible, the primary text of the western civilization, reflects upon friendship as the bond that forms the foundation to human faith, trust and companionship.
Importance of Friendship in Bible
The Bible, the primary text of the western civilization, reflects upon friendship as the bond that forms the foundation to human faith, trust and companionship. Following verses from the bible aptly portray the importance of friends.
Today, Friendship Day is enthusiastically celebrated every year by many countries.People ties eachother friendship band on this day as a symbol of friendship and celebrate this day , gives cards,gifts to their friends.

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