Canto 5: The Creative ImpetusChapter 21: The Movements of the Sun

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Srimad Bhagavatam 5.21.6

yavad dakshinayanam ahani vardhante yavad udagayanam ratrayah

SYNONYMS

yavat -- until; dakshina-ayanam -- the sun passes to the southern side; ahani -- the days; vardhante -- increase; yavat -- until; udagayanam -- the sun passes to the northern side; ratrayah -- the nights.

TRANSLATION

Until the sun travels to the south the days grow longer, and until it travels to the north the nights grow longer.

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