About Friendship :
Man is a social animal. He cannot live lonely life. Men of similar dispositions are naturally attracted towards each other. In course of time, intimacy grows between then. They begin to trust each other. this is called Friendship and which fills the life with full of happiness and joy. In a Friendship the relationship which will be very strong and the United State congress in 1935, proclaimed first Sunday of August as the National Friendship Day.
Friendship is a feeling of mutual trust,understanding,support and affection between two people. A Friend can be companion, workmate, class-mate or any person with whom our feelings of affection are attached. There is mutual exchange of emotions, trust and supports among the friends.
Friendship Day :
Friendship day was established by Hallmark card founder Joyce Hall in 1919 and promoted in the US. Mr.Hall was a visionary and established the the day of friends to send cards to each other providing business and advertising to his business and also helping friends staying in touch with one another.
A date of Friendship Day was established congress in 1935, and was held on the first Sunday in August. While the holiday never gained extensive traction in the US to become a major holiday, many people did and still do participate. The noble idea of honoring the beautiful relationship of friendship caught on with the people and soon Friendship day became hugely popular festival.
Friendship Day History :
There is not much literature on Friendship day history as we celebrate today. However there are numerous folktales and several instances in mythological legends that shows that friends and Friendship have been valued since the beginning of civilized world.
In the famous Hindu epic Mahabharata, Lord Krishna also displays all the emotions of friendship. The beautiful idea of celebrating a day for friendship has been gaining momentum ever since the inception of the relationship and today, it has acquired the status of being one of the major festivals celebrated by people at large. People all around the globe pay tribute to their friends for being there whenever it was needed the most. Use this special day and make all your friends know that you care!