Easter is a very significant event for Christians after Christmas celebration. According to stats of 2010, whole Europe population consists of 72% of Christian religion followers. But now this particular figure is starting to shift in the population of Muslims. But Christians are huge in numbers in Europe than Muslims yet. This is the reason that Europe continent is known as Christian continental piece of the world. Alhamdulillah! Most of the Muslims want to spend their Easter holidays in Saudi Arabia to Perform Umrah.
Most European Muslims always try to find any moment of life when they can perform Umrah. Europeans celebrate two religious festivals (Christmas and Easter) with great fanfare such as Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.
According to one report of travel agency, Muslims go to perform Umrah on both festivals Christmas and Easter. Christmas festival comes in winter and Easter comes in the spring season. Winter has low temperature and spring season has a moderate temperature. But we can’t same experience in Saudi Arabia because this country has a desert climate. So here you can know about this topic “Why should we go for the Easter holidays to perform Umrah?”
If you get a chance to perform Umrah in your life, no one will want to miss it. Maybe we have no other chance except for Easter holidays 2021. Because the Government of the UK has closed the doors of outing for individuals because of Coronavirus. According to medical experts, the second wave of COVID-19 starts and they are considered this wave can affect the large population of the world.
On 5th November 2020 whole United Kingdom went to lockdown, President Boris said the lockdown was ended on 2 December but it is looking impossible. So, we should no prepare ourselves for Umrah in December because maybe lockdown will exceed.
Muslims of UK can celebrate Easter holidays with performing Umrah because vaccine against this coronavirus will come in the market at the beginning of 2021. Easter always comes between March and April. Next year Easter 2021 date starts from Sunday, 4th April and Easter holidays 2021 begins 2nd April (Good Friday) and ends on 5th April (Easter Monday).
A brief introduction about Umrah:
If you go first time for Umrah then you have to know about Umrah. Umrah is the name of the journey to Makkah, which can be performed at any time of the year except 5 days of Hajj. This opportunity to perform Umrah at any time is only for countries that are GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) or Saudi residents.
This does not mean that your Umrah will be completed after reaching Makkah, while the real meaning of Umrah is to perform four important rituals according to Islam. Therefore, Umrah is directly related to your intention.
Without it, you are only visiting these places even you are in 2 of the world’s greatest mosques (Masjid al-Haram and Masjid al-Nabawi). You should do this when you have prepared yourself properly with the right intentions. This is possible only when you can do it physically, mentally and financially.
Note: To know about the method of Umrah then click on “How to perform Umrah”.
Why the timing of Easter date changes every year?
Most of us think, except that Easter is a Christian festival like Christmas. Therefore, this festival will come according to the Gregorian calendar, but it is not correct. Every year the date of Easter changes due to the Jewish calendar.
According to the Bible, the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ took place after the Jewish Passover. So the followers wanted it to be celebrated such as happened at that time. A year has 365 days in the Gregorian calendar and 354 days in the lunar calendar. As a result, the date of Easter varies from year to year.
In Saudi Arabia, Easter is also a time of year when the sunny days return, the intensity of temperatures is low in March & April and the days are longer. It would be better for you to head to Saudi Arabia than spend Easter holidays in the United Kingdom and Europe. Therefore, performing Easter Umrah is the best time for the UK inhabitants to spend sunny holidays.
Another reason to do Umrah during the Easter Festival is the low budget Umrah package for you. Generally, both Ramadan and December are considered the two peak seasons of Umrah. During Ramadan, the prices of Saudi hotels and flights to Saudi Arabia touches the sky. But during the Easter Festival 2021, you can get Easter Umrah package 2021 at cheaper rates.
Don’t miss the opportunity to perform Umrah during Easter Holidays 2021. Muslims have been missing since February 2020 due to the spread of the coronavirus. If our medical experts succeed in inventing the vaccine, then we should take an immediate step towards performing Umrah.