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Indonesian Muslims ban yoga with Hindu rituals

The Columbus Dispatch 30 Jan 2009
Clerics determined that it could weaken their faith, but yoga practitioners and some scholars sharply disagreed. "They shouldn't be worrying about this," Jamilah Konny Fransiska, a yoga teacher on the northern island of Batam, said of the Islamic body. She said she knew very few people who incorporated Hindu elements with yoga.
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Albanian Muslims pray to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, near the Et'hem Beu mosque, in Tirana
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Muslims in a twist over yoga

NZ Herald 27 Jan 2009
... private yoga classes across the sprawling nation. Amir said those performing yoga purely for health or sport reasons will not be affected ... "They shouldn't be worrying about this," said Jamilah Konny Fransiska, a yoga teacher on the northern island of Batam.
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Indonesian Muslims banned from practicing yoga

Chicago Sun-Times 26 Jan 2009
Clerics determined that it could weaken their faith, but yoga practitioners and some scholars sharply disagreed Monday. "They shouldn't be worrying about this," Jamilah Konny Fransiska, a yoga teacher on the northern island of Batam, said of the Islamic body. She said she knew very few people who incorporated Hindu elements with yoga.
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Photos: CHIVA-SOM INTERNATIONAL HEALTH RESORT & BAGUS JATI

The Straits Times 12 Jul 2004
A 4D/3N or 6D/5N yoga and meditation retreat designed for personal healing is also available ... It practises three branches of yoga ... Worldwide Honey Tours has a 7D/5N spa yoga retreat starting from $2,558 ... YOGA CULTURE ... Holistic healing arts group Breathing Space has two yoga retreats coming up ... For seasoned yoga practitioners only.
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FLEXIBLE FELICIA: Yoga instructor Felicia Toh in action. -- ALAN LIM

The Straits Times 02 Aug 2003
Their bags contain a very important piece of luggage - a yoga mat. Not content with having massages and pedicures at a beachside resort, Singaporeans are signing up for yoga retreats where, for a weekend or so, they meet, meditate and work on their yoga moves ... 'Three days of nothing but beach, sun and yoga ... You rush there, you do some yoga.
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