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Sutra 2:11

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
DHYANA HEYAS TAD VRTTAYAH.

Source: English translation from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
In the active state, they can be destroyed by meditation.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
dhyanaheyah tadvrttayah

Source: English translation from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
The fluctuations of consciousness created by gross and subtle afflictions are to be silenced through meditation.

Source: How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali (Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood)
In their fully developed form, they can be overcome through meditation.

Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
Advance toward a state of reflection to reduce their impact and prevent them from taking over.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
dhyana heyah tat vrittayah

Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
When the modifications still have some potency of coloring (klishta), they are brought to the state of mere potential by meditation (dhyana).