By Swami Harshananda
Sometimes transliterated as: Jatijnana, JAtijJAna, Jaatijyaana
Jātijñāna literally means ‘knowledge of previous births’.
If he practices saiṅyama on his own sanskāra-s or residual potencies of his mind, he will get a direct knowledge of his previous births or lives. This happens due to the sanskāra-s caused by the experiences in those lives.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore