Yoga Sūtra Chapter Two verse 10

ते प्रतिप्रसवहेयाः सूक्ष्माः ॥१०॥

te pratiprasava-heyāḥ sūkṣmāḥ ||10||

These are subtle and are overcome by going back to their origin.

te - thesepratiprasava - going back to their originheya - overcomesūkṣma - subtle; atomic; intangible

Commentaries and Reflections

Commentary by T Krishnamacharya:

Kleśa are not always dominant.
Through Kriyā Yoga they become weaker and weaker.
How is it possible to completely subdue them?
No mental effort can help as Mind is the storehouse of the Kleśa.

Commentary by TKV Desikachar:

Meditation is the process of moving backwards.

Commentary by Paul Harvey:

I do feel that verses 10 and 11 Yoga Sūtra Chapter Two offer……