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Sutra 2:9

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
SVARASAVAHI VIDUSO'PI TATHARUDHI'BHINIVESAH.

Source: English translation from The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Sri Swami Satchidananda)
Clinging to life, flowing by its own potency [due to past experience], exists even in the wise.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
svarasavahi vidusah api tatha arudhah abhinivesah

Source: English translation from Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (B.K.S. Iyengar)
Self-preservation or attachment to life is the subtlest of all afflictions. It is found even in wise men.

Source: How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali (Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood)
The desire to cling to life is inherent both in the ignorant and in the learned. This is because the mind retains impressions of the death experience from many previous incarnations.

Source: English translation from The Heart of Yoga (T.K.V. Desikachar)
Insecurity is the inborn feeling of anxiety for what is to come. It affects both the ignorant and the wise.

Source: Sanskrit transliteration of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
sva-rasa-vahi vidushah api tatha rudhah abhiniveshah

Source: English translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati)
Even for those people who are learned, there is an ever-flowing, firmly established love for continuation and a fear of cessation, or death, of these various colored modifications (kleshas).