Hindu Time Measures

Hindu Time Measures.

1 day    = 60 ghatis
1 ghati  = 60 pala
1 pala   = 60 vipala
1 vipala = 60 valipta
1 valipta= 60 para
1 para   = 60 tatpara

The duration of one day was divided into 60 ghatis of 24 minutes each.The conversion of ghati -pala into hours-minutes are as follows:-

60 ghatis = 24 hours
60 pala   = 24 minutes
60 vipala = 24 seconds
1 hour    = 2.5 ghatis
1 minutes = 2.5 pala
1 second  = 2.5 vipala

To convert  ghati-pala into hours-minutes divide it by 2.5.
To convert hours-minutes to ghati-pala multiply it by 2.5.