and the pod lids can now be opened to reveal little wells filled with intensely vibrant colored powder.
While trying to learn more about these powders, I discovered that just this past Monday was Holi, which means Festival of Colors. It’s the Hindu holiday of Spring and celebrated in India with the boisterous communal application of all kinds of color (powder, paint, colored water). There are lots of images out there of the festivities. Below is a small sampling of the many photos of Holi at boston.com.