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Yoga declared 'haram' for Muslims
Published:  Nov 22, 2008 3:23 PM
Updated: 9:52 AM

Yoga - practices that involve physical movements, worshiping and chanting - is officially prohibited ( haram ) in Islam, the National Fatwa Council declared today.

The decision was expected as the council had previously argued that the ancient practice of yoga contains Hindu ‘religious elements’.

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