Answer the following questions when you discuss the story of Savitri with your classmates: How is the following quotation supported by the story? “Dharma, when it is protected, protects.” First, make sure you understand the connotations associated with the term “dharma” within the Hindu religion. (Please note that in Buddhism, the term has a different meaning.) How do the individuals in the story follow “dharma”? Does anyone fail to follow his or her “dharma”? Think of all of the characters in the story as you answer. How do you think Hindu women might feel about Savitri as a role model? How would you feel?