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Sutra 2:25

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
TAD ABHAVAT SAMYOGABHAVO HANAM TAD DRSEH KAIVALYAM.

Source: English translation from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
Without this ignorance, no such union occurs. This is the independence of the Seer.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
tad abhavat samyogabhavah hanam taddrseh kaivalyam

Source: English translation from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
The destruction of ignorance through right knowledge breaks the link binding the seer to the seen. This is kaivalya, emancipation.

Source: How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali (Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood)
When ignorance has been destroyed, this identification ceases. Then bondage is at an end and the experiencer is independent and free.

Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
As misapprehension is reduced there is a corresponding increase in clarity. This is the path to freedom.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
tat abhavat samyogah abhavah hanam tat drishi kaivalyam

Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
By causing a lack of avidya, or ignorance there is then an absence of the alliance, and this leads to a freedom known as a state of liberation or enlightenment for the Seer.