4. INDIAN SEXAGESIMAL
DIVISION OF THE DAY
Table I shows the Indian sexagesimal division of the day. The structural correspondence with the longer time intervals established by the three mean motions of the Sun proves that the Indian sexagesimal division of the day is an intrinsic part of the original system.
10 long syllables (gurvakshara) = 1 respiration (prana) 6 respirations = 1 vinadi 60 vinadis = 1 nadi 60 nadis = 1 day TABLE I