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Sutra 2:2

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
SAMADHI BHAVANARTHAH KLESA TANUKARANARTHAS CA.

Source: English translation from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
They help us minimize obstacles and attain samadhi.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
samahdi bhavanarthah klesa tanukaranarthasca

Source: English translation from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
The practice of yoga reduces afflictions and leads to samadhi.

Source: How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali (Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood)
Thus we may cultivate the power of concentration and remove the obstacles to enlightenment which cause all our sufferings.

Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
Then such practices will be certain to remove obstacles to clear perception.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
samadhi bhavana arthah klesha tanu karanarthah cha

Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
That Yoga of action (kriya yoga) is practiced to bring about samadhi and to minimize the colored thought patterns (kleshas).