Getting out of comfort zone – Marlena & Bikram Part 2 – IIM021

Here we are again.  We will continue with our conversation about family, language, food, and traditions.  There are plenty of hand me downs that Bikram and Marlena are giving to their young son, especially the love for traditions and languages.  It’s great that parents encourage their kids to speak multiple languages.

Listen to this couple’s love story from the beginning in Part 1

It’s amazing what love can get you to show up in ways that you never thought possible.  Hear how Bikram asked for Marlena’s hand in marriage in Polish.

Mentions in the episode

Gurbani (ਗੁਰਬਾਣੀ) – the Gurbani is the Treasure of Wisdom (Giaan-Guroo) – Sikhs refer to compositions of the Sikh Gurus and other Writers of Guru Granth Sahib. In general, hymns in the central text of the Sikhs, the Guru Granth Sahib, are called Gurbani.

Hindi (हिन्दी,) – national language of India

Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ) – spoken in Punjab region of India

Polish (język polski, polszczyzna) – West Slavic language spoken mainly in Poland

Neil Gaiman quote – Have you even been in love?  Horrible, isn’t it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.

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Marlena and Bikram

Marlena and Bikram

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