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Naked yoga Sanskrit nagna yoga or vivastra yoga is the practice of yoga without clothes. It has existed since ancient times as a spiritual practice , and is mentioned in the 7thth century Bhagavata Purana and by the Ancient Greek geographer Strabo. Early advocates of naked yoga in modern times include the gymnosophists such as Blanche de Vries , and the author Marguerite Agniel. In the 21st century, the practice is gaining popularity, notably in western societies that have more familiarity with social nudity. Yoga has been practiced naked since ancient times. In the Bhagavata Purana written c. Alexander the Great reached India in the 4th century BC.