Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile

Updated: May 24, 2010 13:38 IST

A good monsoon equals prosperity and the opposite equals drought,crop falure and hardship for the farmers. For the common man,it is a much needed relief from the scathing heat, a time for tea and pakoras and just enjoying the magic that monsoon creates. In India,the monsoon symbolises creativity, regeneration,prosperity and gives the people a reason to celebrate.Rains depict a new lease of life. Young children are seen getting wet in the rain and playing with paper boats and having puddle water fights. Monsoon creates an air of fresh energy and spirit.

Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
A good monsoon equals prosperity and the opposite equals drought,crop falure and hardship for the farmers. For the common man,it is a much needed relief from the scathing heat, a time for tea and pakoras and just enjoying the magic that monsoon creates.

In India,the monsoon symbolises creativity, regeneration,prosperity and gives the people a reason to celebrate.Rains depict a new lease of life. Young children are seen getting wet in the rain and playing with paper boats and having puddle water fights. Monsoon creates an air of fresh energy and spirit.
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
A bird quenches it's thirst by drinking the rain water. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
A child gets a fun ride on a push car while enjoying the rain. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
A child looks elated as he bathes in the rain. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
A deserted road on a rainy day. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
A rainy day in July. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
A young girl lets herself loose in the rain. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
Children enjoying the rain. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
Children trying not to get wet in the rain. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
Clouds gather over the sea. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
Dancing in the rain has never looked more appealing and fun. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
Kids frolic around during a downpour. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
Kids make the most of a monsoon shower. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
Life has never looked more carefree. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
Looking through the rain drops is like looking through a magnifying glass. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
People take shelter under colourful umbrellas. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
Rain water enhances the beauty of the leaf. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
The last remains of the downpour on a leaf. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
The smile on this girl's face shows it all. (AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
They took out their helmets because they just couldn't resist getting completely drenched.(AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
This young man probably feels like a bollywood star right now.(AFP Photo)
Monsoon Magic: When the Rain Gods smile
Women dry their Saris just before rain hits the area.(AFP Photo)

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