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Sutra 2:52

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
TATAH KSIYATE PRAKASAVARANAM.

Source: English translation from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
As its result, the veil over the inner Light is destroyed.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
tatah ksiyate prakasa avaranam

Source: English translation from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
Pranayama removes the veil covering the light of knowledge and heralds the dawn of wisdom.

Source: How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali (Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood)
As the result of this, the covering of the Inner Light is removed.

Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
The regular practice of pranayama reduces the obstacles that inhibit clear perception.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
tatah kshiyate prakasha avaranam

Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
Through that pranayama the veil of karmasheya (2.12) that covers the inner illumination or light is thinned, diminishes and vanishes.