Hindu Myth. the ambrosial drink or food granting immortality
Origin of amrita; from Sanskrit am?ta, deathless, hence drink that makes immortal ; from Indo-European base an unverified form mer-: see ambrosia
- In Hinduism, the drink that is consumed by the gods and bestows immortality.
- The immortality achieved by drinking amrita.
Origin of amritaSanskrit am&rlowdot;tam; see mer- in Indo-European roots.
- Anglicization of Sanskrit अमृत (amṛta, “immortal”)
From Sanskrit अमृत (amṛta, “immortal”).