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Definition of sky-clad in English:

adjective

Naked (used especially in the context of modern pagan ritual): some go sky-clad as they feel clothes diminish the power they are seeking from their surroundings
More example sentences
  • Over the centuries the Jains have evolved into two primary communities, the Digambara (the sky-clad or naked) and the vetmbara (the white-clad).
  • Archaeologists have also identified a fertility site at Hutubi where life-size rock carvings show sky-clad women and men dancing.
  • We discovered then we had been dancing sky-clad in our rites.

Origin

early 20th century: probably a translation of Sanskrit Digāmbara (see Digambara).

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