Yoga Sūtra Chapter One verse 11
अनुभूतविषयासंप्रमोषः स्मृतिः ॥११॥
anubhūta-viṣaya-asaṃpramoṣaḥ smṛtiḥ ||11||
Memory is the retention of the experience of an object.anubhūta - experience, experienced; resulted, followed as a consequenceviṣaya - objectasaṃpramoṣa - retentionsmṛti - remembrance; memory; mindfulness; the whole body of sacred tradition or what is remembered by human teachers and constantly revised
Commentaries and ReflectionsT Krishnamacharya:Paul Harvey:
Memory is the retention of the outcome of our experience of an object.