Halloween also known as “All Hallows’ Eve” or “All Saints’ Eve” is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on 31st October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of “All Hallows’ Day”or “All Saint’s Day”. It is a time in the year dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints (hallows), martyrs, and all the faithful departed believers.
This day marks the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. It is also believed that this transition between the seasons was a bridge to the world of the dead.
Over the millennia, the Halloween Day tradition transitioned from a somber pagan ritual to a day of merriment, costumes, parades and sweet treats for children and adults.
All Saint’s Day
All Saint’s Day observed on 1st November, is the day that commemorates all those who have attained the beatific vision in Heaven.
True Saints uphold the universal Cosmic light energies as the highest purpose in life. A True Saint acts as a living testimonial of the joy that is possible in union with the Divine Light energies. In recognizing this day, our intention is to show our sincere appreciation to all the True Saints for reminding us of the joy that is achievable when we truly fall in love with Light of the Divine. These True Saints are beyond religious doctrine as their simple purity is in their singular focus in praise of the God in all forms. Our Guru Sri Sri Poonamji is a True Saint of our time, and we are truly blessed to be in Her presence.
We are in humble appreciation and gratitude for all the love that Guruji showers upon us. As we open ourselves to give in humble gratitude in appreciation for all that has been provided for us, it is then that we can open the door to the joy that naturally flows from our own hearts.