Other Names: Mrit Sanjeevani Mudra.
Mrit – A Sanskrit word meaning “death.”
Sanjeevani – A Sanskrit word meaning “Life giving.” It is also the name of a magical herb mentioned in the Ramayana. It has the power to cure all ailments.
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This gesture is the most vital of them all because it can actually save your life.
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A Mantra to Match
Below is a mantra which corresponds with the Apan Vayu Mudra. It is called the Mahamrutyunjay Mantra, but it is also known as the Mrita Sanjeevani Mantra. It is chanted to overcome illnesses, obstacles, tragedies and the fear of death:
Om Trayambakam Yajamahe
Here is an in depth explanation of the mantra and how to chant it.