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Javanese Calendar
The EarthCycles Calendar includes the Javanese solar and lunar calendar as well (in some versions the five market days).

Lunar Calendar

The alternating grey center circle of the calendar contains the lunar Javanese months.
The highlighted month in Javanese Script

Wulan

Each lunar year (taun) is divided into a series of twelve wulan/sasi or lunar months. Each consists of 29 or 30 days. This is adapted from the use of months in the Islamic calendar. The names of the month are given below in Javanese and Arabic which can be used interchangeably:
Javanese lunar months
Ngoko (informal)
Arabic names
Length of days
Sura ꦱꦸꦫ
Muharram ( المحرّم )
30
Sapar ꦱꦥꦂ
Safar ( صفر )
29
Mulud/Rabingulawal ꦩꦸꦭꦸꦢ꧀/ꦫꦧꦶꦔꦸꦭꦮꦭ꧀
Rabi al-awwal ( ربيع الأوّل )
30
Bakda Mulud/Rabingulakir ꦧꦏ꧀ꦢꦩꦸꦭꦸꦢ꧀/ꦫꦧꦶꦔꦸꦭꦏꦶꦂ
Rabi al-thani ( ربيع الثاني )
29
Jumadilawal ꦗꦸꦩꦢꦶꦭꦮꦭ꧀
Jumada al-awwal ( جمادى الأولى )
30
Jumadilakir ꦗꦸꦩꦢꦶꦭꦏꦶꦂ
Jumada al-thani ( جمادى الآخرة )
29
Rejeb ꦉꦗꦼꦧ꧀
Rajab ( رجب )
30
Ruwah/Arwah ꦫꦸꦮꦃ/ꦲꦂꦮꦃ
Sha'aban ( شعبان )
29
Pasa/Siyam ꦥꦱ/ꦱꦶꦪꦩ꧀
Ramadhan ( رمضان )
30
Sawal ꦱꦮꦭ꧀
Shawwal ( شوّال )
29
Sela/Apit ꦱꦼꦭ/ꦲꦥꦶꦠ꧀
Dhu al-Qi'dah ( ذو القعدة )
30
Besar/Kaji ꦧꦼꦱꦂ/ꦏꦗꦶ
Dhu al-Hijjah ( ذو الحجّة )
29 or 30
  • ꦊꦒꦶ (Legi)
  • ꦥꦲꦶꦁ (Pahing)
  • ꦥꦺꦴꦤ꧀ (Pon)
  • ꦮꦒꦺ (Wagé) – ꦕꦼꦩꦺꦁ (Cemèng)
  • ꦏ꧀ꦭꦶꦮꦺꦴꦤ꧀ (Kliwon) – ꦲꦱꦶꦃ (Asih)
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