The strange story of the Easter Bunny
The Easter Bunny is one of the most popular and beloved symbols of Easter. Where does the legend of the Langohrigen and what role he plays on this holiday?
The story comes from the Easter Bunny since XIII century from the territory of today’s Germany. Every spring to the fertility goddess Eostre, the people prayed and her organized they honor lavish parties. Legend has it that one of the symbols of the goddess and her right hand was a beautiful bird, which one day suddenly turned into a rabbit. But he remained with the soul of a bird, he proceeded to nest and fill the nest with colored eggs.
The legend of the Easter Bunny
For some it’s incomprehensible why the bird transforms into a rabbit. Only a few people know the long ears symbolize fertility, wealth, and prosperity. Every year in spring the rabbit family multiply and the incubation period lasts until October. Therefore, the rabbits were a landmark in the birth of a new life, as well as the spring.
Striped green and blue balls of different sizes –
Later in the 18th, German immigrants story of the Easter Bunny brought century to Pennsylvania, in the United States. Soon after, they told the legend of a rabbit that lays colored eggs in the spring. Before Easter he visited houses and hidden eggs in the nests made by the children (mostly from old hats) hours. In the course of time, the Americans changed the concept of the Easter Bunny and turned him into a symbol of the resurrection.
Easter basket made of wood
Sweet, little rabbit
Where does the Easter Bunny live?
As Santa Claus arouses the curiosity of the people by he provoked them to find the answer to many questions associated with him, the Easter Bunny remains not back exactly.According to some legends, his site is an unsolved mystery. It is only known that the rabbit deeply inhabited a cozy cave under the Earth, where no one can find him. There he kept the stocks of colored eggs, chocolate and other sweets…
Cleverly thought out
Easter Bunny and Chick – typical symbols
Others think that the Easter Bunny located near Easter Island alive and his house has a secret path that winds its way between the stone statues. The eared chose this place because he felt safe and protected.
In an eggshell painted
Basket full of Easter eggs and a rabbit in the Middle
Today the Easter Bunny
By the time everyone understood that the Easter Bunny doesn’t exist and the parents are the ones who play its role. However one has partially keep the tradition and today lays colored eggs the Easter Bunny, but he supplies them only in the evening before Easter. Often are the chocolate eggs and in addition he brings candy, toys for the obedient children. Nests even replaced by beautifully decorated baskets. This is usually before the front door.
Chocolate surprises for the children
Even neighbours Easter eggs show smile
According to tradition, the rabbit so well that the children should find this long hidden the eggs. This Easter tradition is born in the United States, they are called egg hunt. There are even prizes for these kids who find the most eggs
Colourful and playful to your attention
While many people deny the Easter Bunny as Easter tradition, as he is referred to as a pagan symbol, he can appear more beautiful and pleasant our holiday.
In the Green
Large rabbit in improvised egg shells made of cardboard
Rabbit porcelain for your decor
Shiny, colorful Easter eggs
the Bunny posing next to a thematically decorated treemade from existing materials
Cookies for Easter
Bunny in a basket full of red eggs
Lila as a predominant color
Glittering Easter eggs – small, cute rabbits in between
eggshell with flowers covers
Toys – rabbit plush
Kids cake in the form of the Easter Bunny
Love for animals between hares
Figure of female rabbits and basket full of chocolate eggs
In the Green
Cute rabbit in front of the camera