ratri-dine haya sasti-danda-parimana
tina-sahasra chaya-sata 'pala' tara mana
ratri-dine—during the whole day and night; haya—there is; sasti-danda—of sixty dandas (a measure of time); parimana—duration; tina-sahasra—three thousand; chaya-sata—six hundred; pala—palas; tara—of that; mana—measurement.
"According to Vedic astronomical calculations, the rotation of the sun consists of sixty dandas, and it is divided into thirty-six hundred palas.
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