Ever wondered why we have birthday celebrations or it is too obvious? Ever wondered how it started and if it is good or bad to celebrate birthdays. Birthdays were started to celebrate the birthdays for gods and idols. This was done through astrology . Despite its good intentions, birthday celebrations and worships such as Christmas can be evil. Ancient civilizations used it to to appease and even influence the stars for peaceful life on earth. A kind of star gazing.
5000 years before Christ, in Mesopotamia, man tried to bribe nature and created a cult by deifying the Spring Equinox. This cult was called Easter, goddess of fertility. Its worship glorify rebirth and fecundation. In AD 325, Easter was ignobly "married" to the cult and the fallacy of Christ being killed on Good Friday became prevalent.
The spring equinox is the beginning of spring. It is a time of rebirth, balance and fertility. To celebrate this magic and encourage it favourably, the spring equinox was deified as Ishtar (Easter) the goddess of fertility or queen of heaven.
Easter, goddess of fertility and queen of heaven, is one of the great deities of all times. It is a pastoral recognition of the Spring Equinox, and although a figment of the imagination, her incarnation is glorified in myths and legends. Predating Christ, the worshipping of Easter included cakes, ham eating, virgin sex and human sacrifice with eggs bathe in the blood of the victims.
Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday have both been dear to our hearts for years. The romance associated with Valentine's Day has allowed us to express love in many ways. The penance shown during Lent starting at Ash Wednesday, reminds us of our mortality and dependence on nature. History, however is muddling this rosy picture of Valentine's Day and is suggesting that Valentine's Day is a mere continuation of Lupercalia, an ancient agrarian erotic fertility festival that was held near the Ides of February (February 13-15).