Do not be sad

Story Play (Attakkatha): 


Hearing about Urvashi’s curse and resultant trouble caused to Arjuna, Indra came and consoled the former

Do not be sad, now, hey great one, the lamp of Manu dynasty.  Be courageous in mind.  This curse shall be rendered appropriate and in your favour

The Urvashi-delivered curse – would be of use to you – hey, the gem of earth and the one who kills the pride of foes

During the period of exile, you shall undergo this curse – hey learned one, no doublt about that


Stage Features: 

Indra enters from right, soothes Arjuna, have him on the foot, blesses him and enacts padam set to Kedaragaulam Ragam and Champa cycle of 20 beats per segment