Originally Posted by Alena
but how will it help him prepare for his next life? he probably won't remember his current life once he reincarnates, won't he?
My guess is that he may not remember it consciously but his soul will. For example, if in many lifetimes you have been a healer or a psychic or craftsman, in your present life you might learn those skills much quicker, as you have performed them numerous times in the "past".