I love birthdays. Growing up, we normally did not make a huge deal about birthdays, with parties and gifts, but it was still a special day. We always chose our own cake, and we always felt special on that day. However, it wasn’t just one birthday. We “celebrated” our Islamic birthday too! One of my … Continue reading Islamic Birthdays (and BIG NEWS!)
With the foundation of Asadullah being the title of Imam Ali (AS), we decided to stick with the theme of a lion, but I wanted to introduce a few more titles of Imam Ali (AS), especially since he is often referred to by various titles. I started with a template of a lion, and because … Continue reading Titles of Imam Ali (AS)
For the birthday of Imam Zamana (AS), we made a birthday card! On the inside of our birthday card, we put our Areeza. An areeza is a letter that we write to our Imam (AS). We can ask him for help for whatever we need, and then we can send him that letter by putting … Continue reading Birthday Card Areeza
Rajab Mubarak to all of you! Rajab is a very blessed month, with many birthdays and special events. The very first day of Rajab is the birthday of Imam Mohammed al-Baqir (AS). As I was reading about the Imam (AS) to prepare an activity, I learned that during the time of Imam Mohammed al-Baqir (AS), … Continue reading The First Islamic Coin
15th Shabaan. 13th Rajab. 15th Ramadhan. All dates that have significance, in our minds and in the mind of a child that attends regular programs for the Birthdays of our Imams. But what’s the birth date of our 8th Imam? To be honest, I’d have to look it up. I learned it at one point, … Continue reading Happy Birthday to our Imams!