Jalandhara Bandha (throat lock)
Kanthamakunchya hrdaye sthapayechchibukam drdham/
Bandho jalandharakhyoayam jaramrtyuvinasakah//
Contracting the throat by bringing the chin to the chest sternum bone is the bandha called Jalandhara Bandha. It eradicates old age and death. (Chapter -3, Verse 70).
Badhnati hi sirajalamadhoghami nabhojalam/
Tato jalandharo bandhah kanthaduhkhaughanasanah//
That is jalandhara bandha which holds the flow of nectar in the throat. It eliminates all throat ailments. (Chapter -3, Verse 71).
Jalandhare krte bandhe kanthasamkochalakshane/
Na piyusham patatyaghnau na cha vayuh prakupyati//
Having performed Jalandhara Bandha by contracting the throat, the nectar does not fall into the gastric fire and the prana is not disturbed. (Chapter -3, Verse 72).
Kanthasamkochanenaiva dve nadyau stambhayed drdham/
Madhyachakramidam jneyam shodasadharabandhanam//
By firmly contracting the throat, the two nadis, ida and pingala are paralyzed and the sixteen adharas of the manipura chakra are locked. (Chapter -3, Verse 73).