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Dharma
Shadysands
Biography
roleReligious figure
Gameplay
mentionedFallout
 
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Many sticks can be broken. A bundle cannot.

Some people in Shady Sands say that they are the followers of Dharma. In our world, dharma is a Sanskrit word roughly translatable as "law" or "the way", and, for practicing Buddhists, dharma is used to mean the teachings of the Buddha.

Aradesh says that Dharma was a great religious man. It is unknown whether he means Buddha or some other pre-War or post-war religious leader of some new dharmic religion. Characters who reference Dharma in the game are Aradesh, Agatha, Seth and Katrina.

QuotesEdit

Quoted by Aradesh and Agatha:

  • "Dharma was a great, religious man. You would do well to listen closely to his sayings." – Aradesh
  • "Greetings, wanderer. Please do not be offended if the gentlefolk about seem rude. As Dharma said, 'Tough times tan the human hide.' Your business in Shady Sands might be?" – Aradesh
  • "Dharma said, 'A man and his wayward tongue are soon parted.' Come back when you have learned some manners." – Aradesh
  • Caution is life in troubled times.
  • Many sticks can be broken. A bundle cannot.
  • Heed not the call of the wolf when the fox is raiding the hen house.
  • Those who tend their own flock, know the shepherd.
  • While you are out hunting the wolves, do not bring the lion to your den.
  • The farmer who plants politeness will walk easy when the season is over.

AppearancesEdit

Dharma is mentioned only in the first Fallout.

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