Author: Jim Tharakan

To Anaahat: An acknowledgment To The Heart

Recent online storytelling conducted by Soumya R Srinivasan was thought-provoking. The theme was inspired by a book called “Body Eloquence”. This book gives us a perspective of behaviors in association with different body parts. Acknowledging the heart from within is an element of being in gratitude and one of...

Being Human in the event of a Pandemic

Human being is a social animal and needs company, interactions and conversations with others. This being of the biggest reason, even though I enjoy traveling solo, I love staying in hostels and meeting people. On that bright Sunday morning, which was also the D-day of TabooDana’s Delhi Edition, I...

The Toilet Saga: How not to use a toilet

Toilet Hygiene is a huge concern in in India. The need to call out something people never discuss is ever so necessary considering cases of infection passing on to people with unmanageable consequences. This post is as effort to call it out bluntly. Sprinkled with some sense of raw...

“Ni Hao”: Building bridges with a Chinese Man

The Language barrier is often a challenge towards building trust. My experience with 54 year old chinese man, was learning journey on how body language and simple use of another's greeting helps in establishing bridges or trust. Al most to the extent of placing their life in your hands....

Hunt for the Blue in Sun City

As I set foot out of the Jodhpur railway station on 2 January 2020, all I wanted to find was the much-hyped ‘blue’ in the Marwar region of Rajasthan, Jodhpur, also known as the Sun City of India. There is much branding out there in the virtual world about...