After the Christmas celebration, Christians look forward to Easter. According to 2010 statistics, 72 percent of the European population adheres to the Christian religion. However, this figure is beginning to shift in the Majority of Muslims. However, Christians dominate Muslims in Europe by a huge margin. That’s why the European continent is referred to as the world’s Christian heartland. Praise be to Allah! The majority of European Muslims want to spend their Easter vacations in Saudi Arabia performing Umrah and also try to find any opportunity in their lives to do so.
Europeans commemorate 2 major religious festivals with great joy and enthusiasm (named Christmas and Easter), just like Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. As per one travel agency research, Muslims prefer to go to perform Umrah during both the Christmas and Easter festivals. Christmas festival comes in winter season whereas Easter festival comes in the spring season. The winter season has cold weather, whereas the spring season has pleasant weather. However, because Saudi Arabia has a desert climate, we won’t be able to have the same experience.
However, as the Saudi Arabia has a dry and hot climate, we won’t be able to have the same experience. Therefore, you can know more about the subject; “Why Easter Holidays Are Preferable To Perform Umrah?”
No one wants to miss the opportunity to perform Umrah once in their lives. Maybe we won’t have another chance except for the Easter holidays in 2022. Easter is celebrated on a Sunday according to both lunar and solar calendars, not a specific day as per the Gregorian or Julian calendars.
A Brief Overview Of Umrah Is As Follows:
If this is your first time performing Umrah, you must first know about Umrah. The pilgrimage to Makkah is known as Umrah, and it can be done at any time of year, with the exception of the five days of Hajj. Only GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) members and Saudi residents have the option to undertake Umrah at any time. This does not imply that your Umrah would complete once you arrive in Makkah; however, the true meaning of Umrah is to perform four fundamental Islamic rituals with pure intention.
You will only be able to visit these places if you have it, even if you are in two of the world’s grandest mosques (named Masjid-E-Haram and Masjid-E-Nabawi). You should only do this if you have adequately prepared yourself and have the proper and true intentions. This is only possible if you are physically, mentally, and financially capable.
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Why Does The Easter Date Fluctuate From Year To Year?
The majority of us think, except for the fact that Easter is a Christian festival just like Christmas festival. Therefore, this celebration will take place according to the Gregorian calendar, which is incorrect. Because of the Jewish calendar, the date of Easter fluctuates year after year.
Jesus Christ died, was buried, and resurrected again after the Jewish Passover, as per the Bible. So that, the followers desired that it be commemorated in the same way as it was at the time. According to the Gregorian calendar, one year has 365 days, on the other hand, one year has 354 days in the lunar calendar. As a result, the date of the Easter festival changes every year.
Easter is indeed a time of year in Saudi Arabia when the sun returns, the intensity of temperature drops in March and April, and the days become lengthen. It would be preferable for you to spend your Easter vacations in Saudi Arabia instead of in the United Kingdom or Europe. That’s why, the greatest time for UK residents to spend sunny vacations in performing the Easter Umrah.
Another major reason to perform Umrah during the Easter Holidays is the well-designed Umrah packages provided by the well-known travel company “Muslims Holy Travel”, are available for you. In general, Ramadan and also December are the two peak months for performing Umrah. During Ramadan, hotels and airfare prices in Saudi Arabia rise to new heights. However, you can book an affordable Easter Umrah package 2022 during the Easter Festival 2022. So, don’t miss out on the chance to undertake Umrah during the Easter Vacations.