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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali - Book 4 - Illumination
22. When the spiritual intelligence, which stands alone and freed from objects, reflects itself in the mind stuff, then comes awareness of the self.

This spiritual intelligence, which is the real [416] man, the Son of God, eternal in the Heavens, is known by many and varied names, according to the school of thought. The appended list of synonyms is of value to the student, for it gives him a broader vision and an inclusive understanding, revealing to him the fact that the Sons of God, revealed or unrevealed, are everywhere to be found.

 
The spiritual Intelligence. The inner Ruler. The Word made Flesh.
The Soul. The second aspect. The AUM.
The self-conscious Entity. The second Person. The Thinker.
The Christ. God in incarnation. The Observer, Perceiver.
The Self. The Son of Mind. The Form builder.
The higher Self. The divine Manasaputra. Force.
The Son of God. The Agnishvattva. The Dweller in the body.
 
These and many other terms will be found scattered throughout the scriptures and literature of the world. In no book, however, is the nature of the soul, whether macrocosmic (the cosmic Christ), or microcosmic (the individual Christ), so wonderfully portrayed as in the Bhagavad Gita and in the three books, the Bhagavad Gita, the New Testament and the Yoga Sutras is contained a complete picture of the soul and its unfoldment.
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