|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 20: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Instructs Sanātana Gosvāmī in the Science of the Absolute Truth|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 20.388
rātri-dine haya ṣaṣṭi-daṇḍa-parimāṇa
tina-sahasra chaya-śata 'pala' tāra māna
rātri-dine — during the whole day and night; haya — there is; ṣaṣṭi-daṇḍa — of sixty daṇḍas (a measure of time); parimāṇa — duration; tina-sahasra — three thousand; chaya-śata — six hundred; pala — palas; tāra — of that; māna — measurement.
"According to Vedic astronomical calculations, the rotation of the sun consists of sixty daṇḍas, and it is divided into thirty-six hundred palas.
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