TEXT 10
yamas catvaras catvaro
martyanam ahani ubhe
paksah panca-dasahani
suklah krsnas ca manada
SYNONYMS
yamah—three hours; catvarah—four; catvarah—and four; martyanam—of the human beings; ahani—duration of day; ubhe—both day and night; paksah—fortnight; panca-dasa—fifteen; ahani—days; suklah—white; krsnah—black; ca—also; manada—measured.
TRANSLATION
It is calculated that there are four praharas, which are also called yamas, in the day and four in the night of the human being. Similarly, fifteen days and nights are a fortnight, and there are two fortnights, white and black, in a month.

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