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Sutra 2:8

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

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

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

Source: English translation from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
Unhappiness leads to hatred.

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

Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
Unreasonable dislikes are usually the result of painful experiences in the past connected with particular objects and situations.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
dukha anushayi dvesha

Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
Aversion (dvesha) is a modification that results from misery associated with some memory, whereby the three modifications of aversion, pain, and the memory of the object or experience are then associated with one another.