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The last we heard of the looming Indonesian yoga ban was in early December 2008. And now it seems the top Islamic body in the country will be meeting this weekend at the National Edict Commission meeting, to debate the corruptibility of yoga on the world’s largest Muslim population (approx. 85 percent of the 226 [...]

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In light of the recent Malaysian yoga fatwa, the ensuing uproar, and the subsqequent slight backpedaling, Indonesia’s top Islamic body is now considering their own yoga ban. JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s top Islamic body says it will consider banning Muslims from practicing yoga. Cleric Ma’ruf Amin said Thursday the Ulema Council was trying to determine [...]

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