Definition of amrit in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈəmrit/
(also amrita /əmˈrētə/)


A syrup considered divine by Sikhs and taken by them in religious observances.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: am·rit

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