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Sutra 2:44

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
SVADHYAYAD ISTADEVATA SAMPRAYOGAH.

Source: English translation from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
By study of spiritual books comes communion with one's chosen deity.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
svadhyayat istadevata samprayogah

Source: English translation from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
Self-study leads towards the realization of God or communion with one's desired deity.

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: Sanskrit transliteration of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
svadhyayat ishta samprayogah

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.