suryodaya haite sasti-pala-kramodaya
sei eka danda, asta dande 'prahara' haya
surya-udaya haite—beginning from the sunrise; sasti-pala—sixty palas; krama-udaya—gradually rising higher and higher; sei—that; eka danda—one danda; asta dande—in eight dandas; prahara haya—there is a prahara.
"The sun rises in steps consisting of sixty palas. Sixty palas equal one danda, and eight dandas comprise one prahara.
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