Adi ==> 8 beat cycles
rUpakam ==> 3 beat cycles
misrachApu => 7 beat cycles
tisram ==> 3 pulses/ per beat
chatusram ==> 4 pulses
khantam ==> 5 pulses
misram ==> 7 pulses
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