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SB 3.11.12

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 12

ayane cāhanī prāhur
vatsaro dvādaśa smṛtaḥ
saṁvatsara-śataṁ nṟṇāṁ
paramāyur nirūpitam


SYNONYMS

ayane—in the solar movement (of six months); ca—and; ahanī—a day of the demigods; prāhuḥ—it is said; vatsaraḥ—one calendar year; dvādaśa—twelve months; smṛtaḥ—is so called; saṁvatsara-śatam—one hundred years; nṟṇām—of human beings; parama-āyuḥ—duration of life; nirūpitam—is estimated.


TRANSLATION

Two solar movements make one day and night of the demigods, and that combination of day and night is one complete calendar year for the human being. The human being has a duration of life of one hundred years.



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