O dark-tressed beauty, O Sita
Story Play (Attakkatha):
After instructing Mareecha what to do, Ravana sat in his chariot near Panchavati. Mareecha the magician took the form of a golden deer and played in the forest. Seeing that Rama spoke to Sita thus.
O dark-tressed beauty, O Sita, did you see
this most attractive golden deer
My beloved, it has come so near in the forest,
beautiful to see it romping about