Amrit Ceremony

Amrit Ceremony

n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) Sikhism the ceremony of initiation into the Khalsa, at which amrit is drunk by and sprinkled on the heads of candidates for initiation
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Babal Nihal Singh leads his men in a procession through Anandpur Sahib, the small town in Punjab where Guru Gobind Singh lived and conducted the first Amrit Ceremony.
The Amrit Ceremony, a form of baptism devised by Guru Gobind Singh in 1699, is a cornerstone of Sikhism.