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CC Madhya 20.388

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 388

rātri-dine haya ṣaṣṭi-daṇḍa-parimāṇa
tina-sahasra chaya-śata ‘pala’ tāra māna


SYNONYMS

rātri-dine—during the whole day and night; haya—there is; ṣaṣṭi-daṇḍa—of sixty daṇḍas (a measure of time); parimāṇa—duration; tina-sahasra—three thousand; chaya-śata—six hundred; palapalas; tāra—of that; māna—measurement.


TRANSLATION

“According to Vedic astronomical calculations, the rotation of the sun consists of sixty daṇḍas, and it is divided into thirty-six hundred palas.