Source of Buddhist story

Avinash Sathaye sohum at MS.UKY.EDU
Wed Nov 10 16:07:53 UTC 1999

In my experience, the common term used to denote a "Foundation" is
The word "SaMsthAna" was used for the various "kingdoms" under the
British Domain - somewhat like a State or a Province. It is also used to
denote an institution in Hindi.

Allen W Thrasher wrote:

> SaMsthAna is pretty common in modern Sanskrit for "foundation;" many
> institutions publishing in Sanskrit include it in their name on the
> Sanskrit title pages.
> Allen Thrasher

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