Vajra Mudra – The Gesture of The Fiery Thunderbolt

Vajra means both ‘diamond’ (indestructible) and  ‘thunderbolt’ (irresistible force) in Sanskrit.

The vajra is also a ritual object in Tibetan Buddhism

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Apan Vayu Mudra – The Life Saver

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.

Click here for more information on the meaning of Sanjeevani.

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
Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam
Urvarukamiva Bandhanaan
Mrityurmukshi Yamamritaat

Here is an in depth explanation of the mantra and how to chant it.