What is Samudra Manthan?  Samudra Manthan, or the churning of the ocean, was done to extract the Amrit (divine nectar). The Devas and the Danavas took part in a tug of war contest to churn the elixir from the ocean bed to attain immortality. Tug of War between God’s and Demons, or a war between the upper and lower worlds, the separation of the realm of man and the waters of the heavens, consciousness.   Egypt did have demonic evil figures but didn’t often depict t