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Sutra 2:21

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
TDARTHA EVA DRSYASYATMA.

Source: English translation from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
The seen exists only for the sake of the Seer.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
tadarthah eva drsyasya atma

Source: English translation from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
Nature and intelligence exist solely to serve the seer's true purpose, emancipation.

Source: How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali (Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood)
The object of experience exists only to serve the purpose of the Atman.

Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
All that can be perceived has but one purpose: to be perceived.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
tad-artha eva drishyasya atma

Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
The essence or nature of the knowable objects exists only to serve as the objective field for pure consciousness.