Study a single sutra by selecting the pada (chapter) and then the sutra (verse).
Source: How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali (Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood)
As the result of study, one obtains the vision of that aspect of God which one has chosen to worship.
Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
Study, when it is developed to the highest degree, brings one close to higher forces that promote understanding of the most complex.
Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
From self-study and reflection on sacred words (svadhyaya), one attains contact, communion, or concert with that underlying natural reality or force.