Women In India Host Frog Wedding For Rain Invoking Ritual

Women In India Host Frog Wedding For Rain Invoking Ritual
Mon 28-04-2014

In the village of Assam, India frog weddings are a ritual.

The union between the two amphibians is carried out in a bid to invoke rain for the harvest season and watched by hundreds of people from the surrounding villages.

Two groups of women separately bath the males and female frogs, and then dress them in clothes and jewelry for the wedding.

The bride is even made to wear a handmade necklace during the ritual conducted by a Hindu priest.

Red paint is smothered onto the frog's head during the ceremony carried out by a Hindu priest