amrita

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am·ri·ta

also am·ree·ta  (ŭm-rē′tə)
n.
1. In Hinduism, the drink that is consumed by the gods and bestows immortality.
2. The immortality achieved by drinking amrita.

[Sanskrit amṛtam; see mer- in Indo-European roots.]

amrita

(æmˈriːtə) or

amreeta

n
1. (Hinduism) the ambrosia of the gods that bestows immortality
2. (Hinduism) the immortality it confers
[from Sanskrit amrta immortal, from a- without + mrta death]
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The immortal prayer in the Upanishad expresses the quest of a seeker for the true knowledge of the ultimate meaning of life and liberation: Asato ma sadgamaya, tamaso ma jyotirgamaya, mrityor ma amritam gamaya.
Vayur anilam amritam athedam bhasmantam sariram / Aum krato smara krtam smara krato smara krtam smara [May this life enter into immortal breath; then may this body end in ashes.
Papia Saha's huge figure of a woman distorts body parts and Amritam Das's paintings look like attractive mixtures of textiles, with characters emerging from them.