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The Temple of Amrit.

Amrit, also known as Marathus, was an ancient city located near Tartous in Syria. It was found in the Amorites period, 3rd millennium BC. Look up Amrita in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Amrit_syria. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Amrit_syria. ... Location of Tartous Coordinates: Governorate Tartous  - Governor Wahib Hasan Zein Eddin Elevation 0 m (0 ft) Population (2006)  - City 160,000 Time zone +2 (UTC)  - Summer (DST) +3 (UTC) Website: City of Tartous Tartous (Arabic: طرطوس, also transliterated Tartus) is a city in Syria. ... Amorite (Hebrew ’emōrî, Egyptian Amar, Akkadian Amurrū (corresponding to Sumerian MAR.TU or Martu) refers to a Semitic people who occupied the middle Euphrates area from the second half of the third millennium BC and also appear in the Tanakh. ...


The city was known as Amrit or Amurre in ancient Canaanite. In the time of Alexander the Great, Amrit was known by the Greek name of Marathus. It was one of the biggest cities in the East. Coins minted here in the 2nd and 3rd century BC imply that Amrit played an important economical role. It was under Aradus (Arwad) domination. The Canaanite languages are a subfamily of the Semitic languages, spoken by the ancient peoples of the Canaan region, including Canaanites, Hebrews, Phoenicians, and eventually Philistines. ... For the film of the same name, see Alexander the Great (1956 film). ... BC may stand for: Before Christ (see Anno Domini) : an abbreviation used to refer to a year before the beginning of the year count that starts with the supposed year of the birth of Jesus. ... Harbor in Arwad Arwad viewed from the air Arwad – formerly Arado (Greek: Άραδο), Arados (Greek: Άραδος), Arvad, Arpad, Arphad, Antiochia in Pieria (Greek: Αντιόχεια της Πιερίας), Latin: Aradus, and also transliterated from the Arabic as Ar-Ruad – located in the Mediterranean Sea, is the only island in Syria. ...


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Amrit Sanskar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1488 words)
Amrit Sanskar or Amrit Sanchar or the Amrit ceremony is the Sikh ceremony of initiation or baptism.
The Amrit is administered in the presence of the holy text of the Sikhs, the Guru Granth Sahib.
Amrit Sanskar is not ritualism, when novice promises and submits to the will of Gurmat, leads clean, pure and pious life according to concepts and philosophy of the Guru and emerges from the ordeal endowed with a totally different being from that which he possessed before his initiation.
BBC - Religion & Ethics - Amrit (259 words)
Amrit is a mixture of sugar and water that has been stirred with a double edged sword ©
The Amrit Ceremony is the initiation rite introduced by Guru Gobind Singh when he founded the Khalsa in 1699.
Amrit is a mixture of sugar and water that has been stirred with a double-edged sword.
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