SB 5.21.17

tathā vālikhilyā ṛṣayo ’ṅguṣṭha-parva-mātrāḥ ṣaṣṭi-sahasrāṇi purataḥ sūryaṁ sūkta-vākāya niyuktāḥ saṁstuvanti.
Word for word: 
tathā — there; vālikhilyāḥ — Vālikhilyas; ṛṣayaḥ — great sages; aṅguṣṭha-parva-mātrāḥ — whose size is that of a thumb; ṣaṣṭi-sahasrāṇi — sixty thousand; purataḥ — in front; sūryam — the sun-god; su-ukta-vākāya — for speaking eloquently; niyuktāḥ — engaged; saṁstuvanti — offer prayers.
Translation: 
There are sixty thousand saintly persons named Vālikhilyas, each the size of a thumb, who are located in front of the sun-god and who offer him eloquent prayers of glorification.