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Sutra 2:7

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
SUKHANUSAYI RAGAH.

Source: English translation from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
Attachment is that which follows identification with pleasurable experiences.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
sukha anusayi ragah

Source: English translation from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
Pleasure leads to desire and emotional attachment.

Source: How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali (Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood)
Attachment is that which dwells upon pleasure.

Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
Excessive attachment is based on the assumption that it will contribute to everlasting happiness.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
sukha anushayi ragah

Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
Attachment (raga) is a separate modification of mind, which follows the rising of the memory of pleasure, where the three modifications of attachment, pleasure, and the memory of the object are then associated with one another.