had designed and caste the Science Of Yoga about 2400
years ago (i.e. 400 year BC) in the form of Yoga Sutras,
he had explained AUM in Sanskrit verses (sutras).
had explained the definition of God and he explains
in the sutra that "AUM represents God".He
further explains that you can go nearer to God by
repeatedly chanting it . The relation between the
name and the form is a subject of research and is
the subject of great discussions in philosophy and
all its branches including spiritual, philosophical.
yogic practices the relation is of immediate and practical
value. Patanjali could see that the relation between
a form and the name is closest in AUM and has made
use of this quality in his method of meditation.