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Sutra 2:53

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
DHARANASU CA YOGYATA MANASAH.

Source: English translation from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
And the mind becomes fit for concentration.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
dharanasu ca yogyata manasah

Source: English translation from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
The mind also becomes fit for concentration.

Source: How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali (Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood)
The mind gains the power of concentration (dharana).

Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
And the mind is now prepared for the process of direction toward a chosen goal.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
dharanasu cha yogyata manasah

Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
Through these practices and processes of pranayama, which is the fourth of the eight steps, the mind acquires or develops the fitness, qualification, or capability for true concentration (dharana), which is itself the sixth of the steps.