Hey, the crown-gem of moon dynasty

Ragam: 
Story Play (Attakkatha): 

Hey, the crown-gem of moon dynasty, I am Lord Indra’s charioteer – please know that in mind

With thickened happiness, (He) instructed me and hence came here- Please consider that

 

Supplementary Details: 

After the padam, they engage in an exchange of pleasantries.  Arjuna inquires about the heaven
The one who is the Lord of gods who receive the sacrifices and who is the husband of Sachee, my father, is he doing well?
Puloma Rishi’s daughter, my mother, Sachee Devi, is she living happily?
Their son, Jayanthan, is he making them happy?
I am curious to meet them
Hey, Charioteer, Mathalee, You may lead the vehicle to the heaven
Then they encircle the chariot and board it.  Mathali drives and departs as if to heaven to conclude the scene
 

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