The entire yoga system is structured so as to help us gaze inside of ourselves to understand who we really are.
Behind this understanding is the sublime concept that you can call God. Your Higher Self, the so called Paramatman, is the Creator Himself. How you perceive Him, how you interact with Him, and how you approach Him—all is determined by your spiritual practice, by your level of consciousness.
But first, you should realise that there is Cosmic Consciousness, because the Creator has manifested Himself as Cosmic Consciousness. It’s the consciousness of the entire Universe. This is Shakti, the Divine Mother. While interacting with this living energy, with this huge life-giving power, the enormous transcendental power, you start understanding the nature of the Creator…”