It’s Valentine week couples express their love and affection towards each other during this whole week. The sweet fragrance of love can be felt everywhere during this whole week.
Though there is a fact why we celebrate Valentine Day. Let’s know about it and understand the importance of Valentine Day.
Valentine’s Day is celebrated on 14th February annually as Feast of Saint Valentine as a Western Christian feast day honouring one or two early saints known as Valentinus. It is celebrated as a cultural, religious and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many parts of the world.
There is a written account of Saint Valentine’s imprisonment for performing a wedding ceremony of those soldiers who were forbidden to marry and for ministering to Christians forbidden under the Roman Empire. As per the legend, Saint Valentine brought back the sight of blind daughter of a judge and wrote her a letter signed as “Your Valentine” as a farewell token before his execution.
The feast of Saint Valentine was organised by Pope Gelasius. This day of love was first associated with the circle of Geoffery Chaucer in the 14th century. Later in the 18th century, this tradition of courtly love flourished in England when on this occasion couple expressed their love for each other. Valentine’s Day symbols that are used today include the heart-shaped outline, doves, and the figure of the winged Cupid. In Europe Saint Valentine’s Keys are given to the lovers as a symbol of invitation to unlock the giver’s heart. As well as to children to ward off epilepsy.
So, according to me, Valentine day is not just a day for couples to express there love to each other. It is a day you can express your love to any of your loved ones because there is no boundary for love it can be expressed to anyone whom you love.
I hope this article will give you a new sight towards love and your relation will last forever.