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Sutra 2:23

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
SVA SVAMI SAKTYOH SVARUPOPALABDHI HETUH SAMYOGAH.

Source: English translation from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
The union of Owner (Purusha) and owned (Prakriti) causes the recognition of the nature and powers of them both.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
sva svamisaktyoh svarupopalabdhi hetuh samyogah

Source: English translation from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
The conjunction of the seer with the seen is for the seer to discover his own true nature.

Source: How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali (Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood)
The Atman -- the experiencer -- is identified with Prakriti -- the object of experience -- in order that the true nature of both Prakriti and Atman may be known.

Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
All that is perceived whatever it is and whatever its effect may be on a particular individual, has but one ultimate purpose. That is to clarify the distinction between the external that is seen and the internal that sees.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
sva svami saktyoh svarupa upalabdhi hetuh samyogah

Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
Having an alliance, or relationship between objects and the Self is the necessary means by which there can subsequently be realization of the true nature of those objects by that very Self.