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Badí’ Months, Days and Years

This post follows on from three earlier ones on the subject of the Badí’ calendar:

  1. Introducing a Unique Calendar – Introducing the calendar and its uniquely religious origins.
  2. Counting the Days – Exploring how we come to have the Gregorian calendar we use today and how the Badí’ calendar fixes some long-standing problems.
  3. Naw-Rúz – Touching on the historical, physical and spiritual significance of the first day of the Bahá’í year.

In this post I will introduce the structure of the calendar. Continue reading Badí’ Months, Days and Years


In a previous post I looked at how the Badí’ calendar is actually the first religious calendar system, and in a more recent post I looked at the development of the Gregorian calendar and how the Badí’ calendar fixes a couple of long-standing problems with it. In both posts I promised that more information on the calendar would follow, and today I will get as far as day one. Continue reading Naw-Rúz

Introducing a Unique Calendar

I have always had an interest in things that are very different from what we are used to, for example, I remember my fascination when I first found that some languages are written from right to left, and an aspect of the Bahá’í Faith that strongly sparked this interest in me at an early age is the Bahá’í calendar, also called the Badí’ calendar.

Continue reading Introducing a Unique Calendar