Samsthagara, Saṃsthāgāra: 2 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Saṃsthāgāra (संस्थागार).—m. (= Pali saṃthā°; the noun saṃ-sthā does not seem to occur in an appropriate meaning), assembly hall, hall of meeting: (Śākyānāṃ) °ram upasaṃ- krāntāḥ Mahāvastu i.354.19; (Śuddhodano…) Śākyagaṇena sārdhaṃ °re niṣaṇṇo 'bhūt Lalitavistara 136.11; in Lalitavistara 141.17 ff. the girls who are candidates for marriage with the Bodhi- sattva assemble there, while (18) Bodhisattvaḥ °ram upasaṃkramya bhadrāsane nyaṣīdat; in 142.2, 9 yena °ro…tenopasaṃkrāman (°mat; text in 2 tenopā°); °re Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya i.62.2 (upāsakas gathered in it); ii.186.12 (laymen of Kauśāmbī).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Saṃsthāgāra (संस्थागार):—[=saṃ-sthāgāra] mn. a meeting-house, [Lalita-vistara]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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