Study a single sutra by selecting the pada (chapter) and then the sutra (verse).
Source: English translation from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
The womb of karmas (actions and reactions) has its root in these obstacles, and the karmas bring experiences in the seen [present] or in the unseen [future] births.
Source: How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali (Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood)
A man's latent tendencies have been created by his past thoughts and actions. These tendencies will bear fruits, both in this life and in lives to come.
Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
Our actions and their consequences are influenced by these obstacles. The consequences may or may not be evident at the time of the action.
Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
Latent impressions that are colored (karmashaya) result from other actions (karmas) that were brought about by colorings (kleshas), and become active and experienced in a current life or a future life.