In this continuation of my Badí’ calendar introduction I give an outline of the special dates in the Bahá’í year. Continue reading Special Dates in the Bahá’í Year
For part five in a series on the Badí’ calendar, I’m starting to take a look at the special dates in the Bahá’í year, beginning with the Twin Birthdays Continue reading Twin Birthdays
This post follows on from three earlier ones on the subject of the Badí’ calendar:
- Introducing a Unique Calendar – Introducing the calendar and its uniquely religious origins.
- 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.
- 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
Today I wanted to post an introduction to how the Bahá’í calendar, or the Badí’ calendar as it is more correctly called, fixes some problems with the most commonly used Gregorian calendar. To that end, this is mainly going to be about the Gregorian calendar. Continue reading Counting the Days
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.