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Pratisthana

pratiSThAna

Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary
n. a firm standing-place , ground , foundation
a pedestal , foot
the foundation (others consecration ) of a city
N. of a town at the confluence of the Ganga and Yamuna (on the left bank of the Ganga opposite to Allahabad , the capital of the early kings of the lunar dynasty)
m. N. of a locality on the Go-davari
(du.) of the constellation Proshtha-pada
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