Waking up to the sound of rains and sensing the enchantment of its smell, monsoon makes us all experience a mystical power of nature to communicate with the human soul.
Freezing gushes of winds slightly blow your hair whilst making your attire wave with it. A sumptuous ambience in neutral shades elevates the mellowness of the atmosphere. A rhythmic composition in the background consisting of sounds of rain and moving clouds adds to the illusionary aura. Amidst this woolgathering climate, you are transported to a speculative state of mind.
Monsoon is an incredible escape to get a break from the mundane. While you are flummoxed in the complexities of balancing your act between quality work and deadlines, holidays and pending works, getting work done by people and bringing new clients, reaching on time and avoiding over times, the season arrives ringing an alarm for an essential break.
Putting a stop to the bewildered thoughts of making a choice between passion and pleasure, one can take a short and definitive break to feed the soul with enthusiasm. No, you don’t need to go to faraway places to get this magical escape. Instead just lose yourself and find solace in simple things available around you in the city itself.
Let’s jot down ten such fun activities to do during the downpour.
Bollywood Monsoon Playlist
With the very first inception of the rain of the season, one can sense the romanticized feel all around. Dangling somewhere between nostalgia and imagination, it becomes hard to keep oneself aloof from emoting the inner adolescence. At such times, what complements the mood most is a good playlist of old songs that happen to be a classic fashion trend in Bollywood.
Whether it be the iconic song Pyar Hua Ikraar Hua in Raj Kapoor style or Rim Jhim Gire Sawan the Bachhan way, Bollywood songs are an excellent option to enhance the mood.
The Enticing Combo Of Chai Pakora
Monsoon is almost incomplete if you miss the steamy tea and delicious pakoras. The spicy pakoras make a perfect dish to tantalize your taste buds. A hot cup of tea accompanying it escalates the mood in an instant.
The master of Hindi and Urdu based shayaris and poems, Gulzar is a perfect choice to read in a gallery while it’s pouring outside. Known for the efficacious wordplay, Gulzar sahab’s poems are sure to make you ponder his deep ideas. Inspired from the mundane and portrayed in the most artistic form, his poems are sure to be a reader’s treat.
Bring out the artsy kid inside you and complement your cheery mood with some origami paper boats. Nothing else can be compared to the immense joy one gets by reliving childhood moments. Crafting out such simple and adorable paper boats and then departing them in the water flowing along the roadside is a great way to cherish childhood memories.
Remember the good old days of hiring a bicycle on per-hour payment to take cycle rides with friends? Relive the same by taking long bicycle rides amidst the cold breeze and intervening drizzles. Without giving a thought to what’s in fashion, don your raincoat and rejoice in the moment.
Planning a karaoke night for a friend’s get-together is the simplest and most exciting way to enjoy the mood of the monsoon. One can easily plan this out with the help of basic equipment and software to create the musical Nirvana right at your place. It is a great way to make memories and also to flaunt your singing skills.
Monsoon trekking lends a completely different experience compared to the other seasons. The lush green sceneries and gushing waterfalls surrounding the mountains make the season most enchanting for trekkers.
Cold weather, gloomy atmosphere and the recurring sound of rain: monsoon weather is solely to be blamed for the persisting urged of taking a leave from work just to stay back and enjoy a sound sleep.
Dancing In The Rain
Although it sounds a bit dramatic and slightly irresponsible, but the whole idea of dancing in the rain is to listen to your heart and dance to the rhythm of nature. It can sedate your stress and help you attain a peaceful mind space.
Soaking It All In
Last but not the least, do not forget to experience nature in all its glory. Getting drenched in the pouring rain and enjoying nature’s true beauty can bring you close to the order of the cosmos.
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