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Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Chapter 1, Sutra 11

"Objects experienced not being lost is the vrtti called memory (smrti)." Swami Veda Bharati

Explanation Memory, or smrti(pronounced smriti), is a re-experiencing of a previously experienced mental impression. If we cognize a horse, and later the mental impression of the horse is re-experienced, that is a memory. Memory may be of real objects or, in the case of remembered dreams, of imaginary objects previously experienced .

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