When did the procedure to memorize and celebrate Anniversaries started ?

Actually when did the procedure of memorizing Anniversaries started ? Why should we memorize Birthdays and Anniversaries? Is there any reason???
Category: Family & Relationships 6 years ago
Sandhya Rani
Asked 6 years ago

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Well I love to celebrate birthdays and marriage anniversaries. It does not necessarily have to be very pompous or grand but in a very small way. I invite some few friends and family and cook for them. To me it is actually remembering the beauty and sweet memory of that day and making the day special for my loved one. It is like a family get-together also where we can spend some fun-time with our family and friends. I love to celebrate birthdays especially of my little son.
Taniya Choudhury
Answered 5 years ago
Taniya Choudhury

First things first. Answer for the first part of your question is, the practice of celebrating an occasion dates back to ages. We celebrate not only Anniversaries and Birthdays, we celebrate Festivals. Because they are not like the other days of our life. For example Deepavali is celebrated because it’s a special occasion. This day marks ‘the triumph of good over evil.’ Another special occasion is ‘Janmashtimi’ , the Birthday of Sri Krishna. In a nut shell we celebrate an occasion that signifies a specialty. Similarly. We celebrate ‘Sri Rama Navami because it marks a special occasion , Marriage day or anniversary of Rama and Sita.’ So it says that the practice of celebrating Birthdays and anniversaries is not an offshoot of Modernity.
But with the advent of colonial rule, these celebrations took a new turn. They are not just restricted to very special people. Fathers day, Mothers day, friendship day are a few examples wherein even a common man can be a subject for a celebration who have an important place in one’s life.
This practice has further taken deep roots in to society because, these celebrations have converted in to a ‘Big Business’ proposition, in the form of ‘Greeting cards’ business.
rambabu
Answered 6 years ago
rambabu

This must have started when marriages as an institution would have been incorporated in the society. people need some reference to celebrate the togetherness,
Abhishek Sangra
Answered 6 years ago
Abhishek Sangra

No one really know when this started. It probably started small by wishing each other and having a nice home cooked meal. But now with the increasing influence of corporate companies this is becoming more of a show. You have to throw big parties and give expensive gifts.
Abhishek Dass
Answered 6 years ago
Abhishek Dass

When Husband & wives started spending less time with each other!
YASH KUMAR
Answered 6 years ago
YASH KUMAR

It can be safely stated that the birthday and annivarsy celebrations followed the introduction of calendar.
Gulshan Kumar Ajmani
Answered 6 years ago
Gulshan Kumar Ajmani

I think this was to remind your partner that you have been tolerating them for so and so long period. As far as memorizing is concerned the successful people always tell their partners later "I forgot" saves money and energy. :)
suni51
Answered 6 years ago
suni51

Now a days most of them leading mechanical life to get out from that all are start celebrating this the special days in their life like birthdays,anniversary etc.

When did it start means no idea

Answered 4 years ago

Not sure of when these celebrations started but they certainly make for good memories.

Sheetal Kumar N
Answered one year ago
Sheetal Kumar N

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