Gives the current date in the Discordian Calendar. Included is a ruby library for handling Discordian dates, for all of your pentamerous reasoning and scheduling.

A cross-platform ruby implementation of the unix command ddate.

Get today’s Discordian Date now at rubylets: Today’s Discordian Date

Update! Now you can get the Discordian date corresponding to any given Julian date


$ sudo gem install ddate

(requires ruby and ruby-gems)


It’s as simple as it gets:

$ ddate
Pungenday, 7 of Confusion 3173 YOLD
$ ddate 5/31/2007
Sweetmorn, 5 of Confusion 3173 YOLD and the holiday of Syaday


This code is free to use under the terms of the MIT license.


Comments are welcome. Send an email to Peter Burns.

Theme extended from Paul Battley
by Dr Nic, and then later again by Peter