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CC Madhya 20.389

Text

sūryodaya haite ṣaṣṭi-pala-kramodaya
sei eka daṇḍa, aṣṭa daṇḍe ‘prahara’ haya

Synonyms

sūrya-udaya haite — beginning from the sunrise; ṣaṣṭi-pala — sixty palas; krama-udaya — gradually rising higher and higher; sei — that; eka daṇḍa — one daṇḍa; aṣṭa daṇḍe — in eight daṇḍas; prahara haya — there is a prahara.

Translation

“The sun rises in steps consisting of sixty palas. Sixty palas equal one daṇḍa, and eight daṇḍas comprise one prahara.