One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A syrup considered by Sikhs to be divine, and which they drink at religious observances including baptism.
- ‘Kumbh is inherently, and fundamentally, spiritual; after all it is all about amrit…’
- ‘Drink amrit and live a content life.’
- ‘Getting above this ego is the search for amrit [nectar].’
- ‘Why do the initiates drink Amrit?’
- ‘The amrit that it holds symbolizes the divine consciousness, which is the true source of immortality.’
- ‘The candidates for initiation drink some of the amrit from the same bowl, and have it sprinkled on their eyes and hair.’
- ‘If any one of them is not a bearer of Amrit, he or she is suggested to drink Amrit.’
- ‘Whether it was water or something like that or not, there was no death, no amrit, no day nor night, only apraketasalila.’
- ‘Kumbh is inherently, and fundamentally, spiritual; it is all about amrit, the meeting of three waters, an act of faith, a phenomena of transcendence.’
- ‘Some devotees convinced him to join and to start taking charna amrit, the water which naturally flows from under the feet of Mata in the shrine.’
From Sanskrit amṛta ‘immortal’.
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