In many ways the Badí’ calendar is simpler to understand than the Gregorian one commonly used throughout the world today, you can learn the basics about it here.
However, underlying the Badí’ calendar there is a wealth of both mystical and scientific theory which it can be very illuminating to explore, some useful documents and articles to assist in this exploration are hosted on the documents page.
If you would like to start with an audiovisual introduction to the calendar, there is also a collection of online videos.
Become more familiar with the rhythm of the Badí’ calendar by seeing Gregorian and Badí’ dates overlapping alongside each other. UK and US editions include local holidays as well as all Bahá’í holy days. Available to buy or download now. Learn more…
Download more than 5 Badí’ calendar designs and a week-to-page planner from this page featuring resources from 19months.com and others. All downloads are are free!
The image used in the site header is published by NOAA and shows the Bahá equinox from space
Resources for increasing familiarity with the Badí’ calendar.
Available in three editions, US Datebook, UK Diary and Generic Planner, all three versions share these features:
Slim size, one week to a page
Includes key introductory facts and tables about the Badí' calendar
Major Baha'i observances clearly marked
Covers 17 March 2018 through to 12 April 2019, 16 'Alá' 174 to 4 Jalál 176
Gregorian dates and Badí' dates displayed clearly on opposite sides
Badí' dates shifted to represent sunset-to-sunset days
Weekday and monthday names both shown for Badí' dates