◄ Gymnosophist ►

(n.) One of a sect of philosophers, said to have been found in India by Alexander the Great, who went almost naked, denied themselves the use of flesh, renounced bodily pleasures, and employed themselves in the contemplation of nature.

Albigensian Apostolici Catharist Encratite Franciscan Pythagorean Pythagorist Rechabite Sabbatarian Shaker Trappist Waldensian abstinent anchorite ascetic banian bhikshu dervish fakir flagellant fruitarian gymnosophist hermit hydropot mendicant nephalist puritan sannyasi teetotaler teetotalist vegetarian water-drinker yogi yogin


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