Definitions for "Ascension Day"
Celebrates the ascension of Jesus into heaven, where he sits at the right hand of the Father and prays for the world. Ascension Day is a reminder to Christians that Jesus took his, as well as our humanity into heaven. The festival marks the end of Jesus' post-resurrection appearance.
Imperial festival on the last day of Victory Over Fear (fourth lunar month), celebrating the crowning of the Celestial Emperor. Effigies of traditional enemies are burned as part of the celebrations.
A day in the Christian year designated to celebrate the ascension of Christ into heaven. Ascension Day is celebrated forty days after Easter and falls on a Thursday.