Alexander invaded India in 326 BC. The Greeks for the first time saw yogis and were impressed with their ascetic practices, when summoned one yogi refused to meet Alexander as he (the yogi) was having his sunbath. Alexandere negotiated with one of them to accompany him back to Greece.


  • Title: Alexander the Great
  • Subject Keywords: yoga history, museum
  • Lifetime: circa 3rd century BC

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