Mahashivaratri 2020

Share Your Photos of the Crescent Moon
in the Month of Mahashivaratri

On Friday, February 21, 2020, Siddha Yogis all over the world will celebrate Mahashivaratri, the sacred night of Lord Shiva.

In honor of this auspicious night of Lord Shiva, everyone is invited to take and submit photographs of the crescent moon as seen from locations around the world.

Selected images will be displayed on the Siddha Yoga path website.

Information about Photographing the Moon

  • Research the time of the appearance of the crescent moon in your location on Friday, February 21, 2020.
  • Check your locality for the best place to view and photograph the moon.
  • If possible, include some of the surroundings in your photographs; for example, the moon over water, trees, mountains, or buildings. This will give the viewer a sense of where you are.
  • To photograph the moon, the camera needs to be as still as possible.
    • The best option is to use a tripod.
    • You can also place the camera on a flat surface.
    • Another option is to hold the camera steady by placing your elbows on a solid surface.

How to Submit Your Mahashivaratri Crescent Moon Photographs
to the Siddha Yoga Path Website

  • After photographing the moon, please send the images as soon as possible.
  • You are welcome to submit up to three photographs with each submission.
  • Please use a JPEG file format no larger than 2 MB for each photo.
  • To submit your photos, click on the link below, which will become active on Friday, February 21, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (USA).
  • The submission form will be available until Friday, February 28, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (USA).
Click here to submit a photo