In India the amrita, the god's food of immortality, was sometimes regarded as the sap exuded from the sacred trees of paradise.
That supreme being commanded that the ocean should be churned for amrita.
The gods churned the surface of the sea to make the amrita Cup, the cup of the water of life.
She was brought forth on churning the ocean to produce the amrita, or drink of immortality.
Being as destructive as the poison which was created during the churning of the amrita.
To find the submerged amrita it was necessary to uproot Mandar and use it to churn the ocean.
Rendered immortal by the amrita the head soared to the sky, roaring loud and long.
While the gods and serpents were churning the ocean for the amrita, all woes and troubles for mortals came up first.
The Tree of Immortality is the amrita, the only monopoly of the gods.
The ambrosia of the Olympian gods, like the word itself, was no doubt in its essence identical with the Vedic amrita or soma.