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Yoga ‘cuts inflammation’

January 12th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Incorporating yoga sessions in your daily routine could lower a number of compounds in the blood and reduce the level of inflammation that normally rises because of both ... Read more...

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Yoga improves heart health, confirm Indian researchers

November 10th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee, in Uttrakhand, India, have confirmed that yoga keeps heart healthy.In the study, which will be published in a forthcoming ... Read more...

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Yoga is HOT in Finland!

August 22nd, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Yoga seems to be becoming a rage in Finland. Various yoga centers-studios have reportedly popped up in cities across Finland and besides regular yoga classes; retreats, workshops, and even teacher training courses are ... Read more...

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Now, online dating for green and eco-friendly singles

June 1st, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Now, single men and women who care about living a natural and holistic lifestyle, can get to know other green, eco-friendly singles, through an online dating site.According to ... Read more...

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Luxury yoga mats beat recession

May 30th, 2009 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 30 (IANS) In these times of recession, US consumers are shying away from luxury but one thing that continues to beat the trend is a mat for yoga, costing ... Read more...

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International yoga symposium attracts tourists in Uttarakhand

March 5th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashish Goel Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Mar 5 (AI): More than 400 foreign yoga practitioners from over 35 countries are taking part in a weeklong international yoga symposium in Uttarakhand. The seven-day long 8th ... Read more...

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No penalty for Malaysia’s Sarawak Muslims performing yoga

December 10th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kuching (Malaysia), Dec 10 (IANS) Malaysia's Sarawak state has forbidden Muslims to perform yoga exercises, but there would be no penalty for those who choose to do it.Sarawak has ruled that yoga ... Read more...

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Malaysian edict against yoga kicks up controversy

November 25th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 25 (IANS) A fatwa (edict) banning the practise of yoga by Malaysian Muslims has kicked up a controversy in the country, with some saying that it had nothing to ... Read more...

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Fatwa body tells Malay Muslims to find alternative to yoga

November 24th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 24 (ANI): After imposing a ban on Muslims from practicing yoga, Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) Director-General Datuk Wan Mohamad Sheikh Abd Aziz has reportedly said that ... Read more...

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Malaysian edict against yoga to be announced Friday

November 2nd, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 2 (IANS) Malaysian Muslims will be barred from practising or propagating yoga from Friday when the National Fatwa Council will issue a ruling, a senior government official said. The ... Read more...

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Malaysian practitioner defends yoga for Muslims

October 31st, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
George Town (Malaysia), Oct 31 (ANI): A long-time yoga instructor has expressed shock and dismay over the views of a Malaysian lecturer who said that practicing yoga could cause Muslims to ... Read more...

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Debate rages in Malaysia over possible yoga ban

October 31st, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 31 (IANS) The possibility of a fatwa against yoga in Malaysia has triggered a debate among the clergy and scholars of different religions, besides doctors and yoga practitioners. The ... Read more...

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