Yoga is a popular form of exercise and is practised by people of all ethnic groups.
On Saturday, the National Fatwa Council, Malaysia's Islamic body, declared that yoga is prohibited in Islam and Muslims are banned from practising it saying it had elements of Hinduism that could erode the faith of Muslims.
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