(also amrita /əmˈrētə/)
A syrup considered divine by Sikhs and taken by them in religious observances.
- The candidates for initiation drink some of the amrit from the same bowl, and have it sprinkled on their eyes and hair.
- The amrit that it holds symbolizes the divine consciousness, which is the true source of immortality.
- Kumbh is inherently, and fundamentally, spiritual; it is all about amrit, the meeting of three waters, an act of faith, a phenomena of transcendence.
From Sanskrit amṛta 'immortal'.
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