Dhalsim (ダルシム Darushimu?Hindi: धल्सिम), is a video game character in the Street Fighter fighting game series who made his debut in the original Street Fighter II as one of the game's eight main characters. In his backstory, Dhalsim is depicted as an Indian yogi, a husband and father, and a pacifist who goes against his beliefs by entering the World Warrior tournament to raise money for his village. He later appears in subsequent installments of the Street Fighter series, including Street Fighter Alpha 3Street Fighter IVX-Men vs. Street Fighter and Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter.