Bodhi, a stolen name?

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Bodhi, a stolen name?

Postby Rob-hin » Wed Oct 03, 2001 9:16 am

Yesterday I was watching a movie with the guy from "the Matrix" (how is it that whenever I need a name I can't remember it :rolleyes: ).
And there was a guy who was named Bodhi, coninsedince or not??

The movie was about matrixguy beeing a cop who needed to find a guy (or something like that) and somehow ending up with opening there parachoutes as late as possible as a form of adrenalinerush.
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Postby Mr Sleep » Wed Oct 03, 2001 9:25 am

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Postby Bruce Lee » Wed Oct 03, 2001 9:55 am

The movie is Pointbreak and Bodhi is Patrick Swayze.
Bodhi is short for Bodhistatva or something. A Buddhist monk of some sort.
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Postby THE JAKER » Wed Oct 03, 2001 10:01 am

A Bodhisattva is a spiritual guide - there is a Steely Dan song called Bodhisattva - very rockin.

I think there was also a spiritual leader name Bodhidharma.

I think the character in Point Break is sort of modeled on this concept of being aware, spiritual etc, even though he is the villain. Bodhi in Baldur's Gate doesn't really seem that way, though, so I think the name is sort of inappropriate.
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Postby HighWatcher Zubie » Wed Oct 03, 2001 10:13 am

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Postby Xyx » Wed Oct 03, 2001 11:53 am

Couldn't Bodhi simply mean "monk"? I believe BG's Bodhi is a Monk multi... though don't ask me how she did it!
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Postby ParadoxIncarnate » Wed Oct 03, 2001 7:43 pm

well hell, then. if the npcs are going to be using SK, then i guess its only fair for me to as well ^_^

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Postby Loredweller » Thu Oct 04, 2001 1:28 pm

After all, there is only 5 signs, and some rules about sounding would cut off most of possible combinations :rolleyes:

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