Soul and Body, Walk of the Soul, Scivias, book 1, vision 4: The "great and severe splendor, flaming with many eyes," appearing like a kite, is the "Supernal Creator" ensouling a "perfect human form" in the womb of a reclining woman, who is about to give birth. The small scenes on the right show the trials of the soul.

From Voice of the living light: Hildegard of Bingen and her world by Barbara Newman

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    1. Soul and Body, Walk of the Soul, Scivias, book 1, vision 4: The "great and severe splendor, flaming with many eyes," appearing like a kite, is the "Supernal Creator" ensouling a "perfect human form" in the womb of a reclining woman, who is about to give birth. The small scenes on the right show the trials of the soul.