amrita

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amrita

beverage conferring immortality. [Hindu Myth.: Parrinder, 19]
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Moderated by AMREETA MATHAI*** Introduction by CHLOE BOOTSTAYLOR ([dagger])
26-32) and his being overthrown are based on the evil king Kehama's draining of the 'Amreeta Cup' at the end of Southey's Hindu epic, The Curse of Kehama.
A special thank you to our conference moderators Amreeta Mathai, Professor Kristen Underhill, and Professor Olatunde Johnson, for guiding the panel conversations and encouraging this work.