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PM Badawi: Muslims can practise yoga - malaysiakini

Malaysiakini's report:

Muslims can continue practising yoga as long as there are no elements of worship or mantras involved, said Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi today.

abdullah ahmad badawiFurthermore, the premier underscored the fact that yoga is good for health.

"I want to stress that any physical practice without the elements of worship can be continued, this means it is not haram (prohibited under Islam)," he told Bernama.

Abdullah was asked to respond on the controversy surrounding the National Fatwa Council's decision to ban Muslims from practising yoga -


malayamuda said...

wow Badawi dare to question the Fatwa