Frog Wedding to Bring Rain in India

Frog Wedding to Bring Rain in India
Sun 15-07-2012

A frog groom named Punarvasu and his bride Pushala were joined in Hindu matrimony by villagers hoping the ancient custom will bring rains to their drought-stricken district.
Thousands of people gathered Thursday in a massive tent in Patkhal village for the lavish wedding banquet.
The frogs were decorated with flowers and smeared with turmeric, a holy and auspicious ointment. A brass band played Bollywood film songs while the priests blessed the frogs.

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