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Sutra 2:42

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
SAMTOSAD ANUTTAMAH SUKHA LABHAH.

Source: English translation from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
By contentment, supreme joy is gained.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
santosat anuttamah sukhalabhah

Source: English translation from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
From contentment and benevolence of consciousness comes supreme happiness.

Source: How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali (Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood)
As a result of contentment, one gains supreme happiness.

Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
The result of contentment is total happiness.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
santosha anuttamah sukha labhah

Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
From an attitude of contentment (santosha), unexcelled happiness, mental comfort, joy, and satisfaction is obtained.