TEXT 6
trasarenutrikam bhunkte
yah kalah sa trutih smrtah
satabhagas tu vedhah syat
tais tribhis tu lavah smrtah
SYNONYMS
trasarenutrikamcombination of three hexatoms; bhunkteas they take time to integrate; yahthat which; kalahduration of time; sahthat; trutihby the name truti; smrtahis called; satabhagahone hundred trutis; tubut; vedhahcalled a vedha; syatit so happens; taihby them; tribhihthree times; tubut; lavahlava; smrtahso called.
TRANSLATION
The time duration needed for the integration of three trasarenus is called a truti, and one hundred trutis make one vedha. Three vedhas make one lava.
PURPORT
It is calculated that if a second is divided into 1687.5 parts, each part is the duration of a truti, which is the time occupied in the integration of eighteen atomic particles. Such a combination of atoms into different bodies creates the calculation of material time. The sun is the central point for calculating all different durations.
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