Sunday, September 09, 2007

Yoga Sutra 1.11: Recollection or Memory
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1.11 Recollection or memory (smriti) is mental modification caused by the inner reproducing of a previous impression of an object, but without adding any other characteristics from other sources.
(anubhuta vishaya asampramoshah smritih)

anubhuta = experienced
vishaya = objects of experience, impressions
asampramoshah = not being stolen, not being lost, not having addition
smritih = memory, remembering

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