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γυμνός σοφία | gymnós sophía [Naked Wisdom], Naked State Residency, Bare Oaks, Ontario, Canada, 2017

Gymnosophy (from Greek γυμνός gymnós "naked" and σοφία sophía "wisdom") was a movement and a philosophy practiced in Europe and the USA from the end of the 19th century to the mid 20th century. The practice involved nudityasceticism and meditation.