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Top 5 Major Muslim Countries Most Surprising to Find Yoga

in YD News

So there’s this Yoga Fatwa stuff going on in Malaysia, we’re not sure if you heard. And since this has launched a deeper discussion on religion, we wondered, in what other Muslim countries do they practice/tolerate yoga? We were pretty intrigued by what we found. Below are the Top 5 Major Muslim countries in which we were most surprised to find yoga in bloom.

1. Iran – links Nava Scientific Yoga of Iran, Yoga Association of Iran

2. Pakistan – links Yoga Federation of Pakistan, Pakistan Yoga Federation

3. Saudi Arabia – link Saudi Arabia Yoga and Fitness Centre

Children Practicing Yoga in Kabul Orphanage
4. Afghanistan – The Most Beautfiul Thing I Saw in Kabul– Inspiring article about yoga in an Afghani orphanage. (see photo)

5. Egypt* – Egypt Yoga Festival, Yoga by cities in Egypt


*Egypt has seen it’s own yoga fatwa.

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