sebenanye ak x berape gemar raikan hari ibu ni. sebabnye, ak rase meraikan hari ibu ni menjadikan ibu x istimewa. i mean, ak ingat mak aku tiap2 hari, macam x perlukan peristiwa baru nak ingat, baru nak kasi hadiah. aku walau bukan hari ibu pon ak kasi hadiah ape. tapi manusia normal ni, perlukan alasan untuk bagitaw yg die sayang mak die. hari ibu baru nak kasi hadiah. huhu..tapi, supaye mak ak x sedih, ak bwat r gak hadiah untuk mak aku...ak kuar beli mug kosong, marker, dan ribbon..total sume 7 ringgit. balik rumah...bwat hadiah, terus bagi mak ak. ak xtaw nak bagi mcm mane, so, ak datang dekat mak ak, bagi mug, peluk sambil ucap 'selamat hari ibu, topek sayang mak(intonasi: blur)' ak ingat mak ak akan trimas aku je. tetibe kuar air mate lak...darn it, ak xtaw nak react camne. so ak tunggu jela situ. pastu mak ak cakap pasal U lak tetibe, pasal kejayaan ak adalah hadiah paling berharge gitu..sekejap je pon. xsampai seminit kot...kite sambut hari ibu ni, kite taw ke ape sejarah hari ibu?? hehe ak nak kongsi sket ape yg ak jumpe(ni jugak salah satu sebab ak xnak sambut hari ibu):-
Only recently dubbed “Mother's Day,” the highly traditional practice of honoring of Motherhood is rooted in antiquity, and past rites typically had strong symbolic and spiritual overtones; societies tended to celebrate Goddesses and symbols rather than actual Mothers. In fact, the personal, human touch to Mother’s Day is a relatively new phenomenon. The maternal objects of adoration ranged from mythological female deities to the Christian Church itself. Only in the past few centuries did celebrations of Motherhood develop a decidedly human focus.
Goddess Isis - Early Egyptian Roots
One of the earliest historical records of a society celebrating a Mother deity can be found among the ancient Egyptians, who held an annual festival to honor the goddess Isis, who was commonly regarded as the Mother of the pharaohs. Her stern, yet handsome head is typically crowned by a pair of bull horns enclosing a fiery sun orb. She is most often depicted sitting on a throne.
So the story goes, after Isis’ brother-husband Osiris was slain and dismembered in 13 pieces by their jealous brother Seth, Isis re-assembled Osiris’ body and used it to impregnate herself. She then gave birth to Horus, whom she was forced to hide amongst the reeds lest he be slaughtered by Seth. Horus grew up and defeated Seth, and then became the first ruler of a unified Egypt. Thus Isis earned her stature as the Mother of the pharaohs.
It is interesting to note that the Mother and Son imagery of Isis and Horus—in which Isis cradles and suckles her son—is strikingly similar to that of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus.
Cybele - Ancient Roman Celebration
The festival of Isis was also celebrated by the Romans who used the event to commemorate an important battle and mark the beginning of Winter. Despite being an imported deity, Isis held a place at the Roman temple, and her festival—which lasted for three days—was regaled by mostly-female dancers, musicians and singers.
Yet the Roman root of Mother’s Day is perhaps more precisely found in the celebration of the Phrygian goddess Cybele, or Magna Mater (Great Mother).
Cybele stems from the Greek Goddess Rhea, who was the Mother of most of the major deities including Zeus. Rhea was therefore celebrated as a mother goddess, and the festival took place around the time of the Vernal Equinox.
Greek Celebration of Rhea, the Mother of the Gods
In Rome and Asia Minor, Cybele was the major Mother deity most similar to Rhea, the Greek mother of the Gods. Other societies worshipped similar deities including Gaia the Earth Goddess and Meter oreie the Mountain Mother. In many aspects, this Mother goddess was represented and celebrated similarly across cultures.
The Anatolian mother goddess festivals, however, were said to be so wild that they were eventually discouraged or banned. But more conservative celebrations of Cybele and her equivalents included eating honey cakes and sharing flowers in the morning. This was practiced throughout Asia Minor—and eventually in Rome.
The Roman celebration of Magna Mater fell between March 15 and March 22, just around the same time as the Greek festival in honor of Rhea. Referred to as Hilaria, games were held in honor of the Mother of the gods. Also customary was a procession through the streets with a statue of the goddess carried at the head, followed by a display of elaborate arts and crafts
hahaha ak buat lawak je, padahal ak paham. mende jew, kew, pew, camnew ni memang unnecessary. haha tapi ak x kisah pon. ok jew, eh je....