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Is yoga and its different asans are prohabited in islam?can a muslim do this yoga asans?

asked 514 afshaan's gravatar image
edited Apr 26 '12 at 18:38 NesreenA ♦ 219722 NesreenA's gravatar image

Well yoga is not prayer. Its just a set of exercises, like jogging or running or swimming. And surya namaskar is not a prayer too. It is a set of exercises too and is just a tribute to the sun, not the sun god, or surya dev. It relaxes the body and the mind. And well even if it was a prayer (which, believe me, is not) what harm would it do? Paying respect to other gods or praying to them will not belittle islam. Will it??

answered 2013 eddy's gravatar image

i agree about the whole its okay to do yoga because its excersise but you cant pray to other gods that would be shirk God is one not many and we do not respect the other Gods because they arent real gods they deserve no respect we only respect them if people pray to them even though they do not asked to be worshiped like Jesus

(Feb 25 '12 at 18:46) NesreenA ♦ NesreenA's gravatar image

Jesus is not a god , but I understand the respect part we should always repect Prophets.

(Feb 25 '12 at 18:55) Al Ummat ♦ Al%20Ummat's gravatar image

i know that but people worship him as if he is that is why we respect him because he did not choose to be worshiped

(Feb 25 '12 at 19:02) NesreenA ♦ NesreenA's gravatar image

yes of course , but we also repect him because he is the Prophet of Allah.

(Feb 25 '12 at 19:04) Al Ummat ♦ Al%20Ummat's gravatar image

I do not see any reason why a Muslim cannot do asans!! Its just a set of exercises. Exercises have nothing to do with religion!! Muslims do go to gym and practice martial arts, don't they?

answered 2013 eddy's gravatar image

muslims 5 times prayer (namaz) its beter than yoga in yoga ther is so much asans one of is surya namaskar we dont pray to sun

answered 3 nisar's gravatar image

I think yoga is forbidden in islam.i will search for it will definitly give you some authentic reasons from reliable source inshallah

answered 514 afshaan's gravatar image

my view, yoga may be from our salath position our own art of prayer converted by man. fro adam(als) to till today man under guidance from iblees(saitan) he is changing or remodifying and rewriting everything except holy quran.

(Feb 26 '12 at 00:19) Nazeer Ahmed Nazeer%20Ahmed's gravatar image

Mollify yourself yoga is forbidden nisar is right why are you giving respect to other gods,they are not real being a muslim you are believing gods which donot exist we can relax our mind by other ways too its not important that you need to do yoga namaz can also relax us

answered 151 biya365's gravatar image

as salam alaikuum:yoga/ like chanting can be beneficial If Allah will<but if they don't get you into practicing righteousness and back on the path of Allah its waste of time;saying dhikir 1000times refreshes the iman and keeps the soul more focused to the belief there is no God but Allah and Allah has no offspring nor associates.You can have longevity and lots of intelligence ,but if you don,t have the object of life you don,t have your clothing of righteousness and those great dazzling addresses and orative teachings were nothing but cild's play compared to concentrating on Allah and having a sound haert when you get to the LIFE AFTER DEATH.BASIR HAKIM

answered 21 PHILLIP's gravatar image

Saying zikher any number of times refreshes the iman.

(Feb 25 '12 at 18:56) Al Ummat ♦ Al%20Ummat's gravatar image

no such thing !sir or miss the worship sanctity and reverence is for Allah Lord of this world and Lord of every world.unlike the political character assassinators of my people her in America,I concentrate on my Lord other than some lost deaf dumb blind feeble offspring of the first man and woman created by our Lord Allah.Futile wandering in their minds and seeking greatness is in their hearts not really having sound understanding about the supreme achievemnet in this world.Don't ask such questions about other's in their pursuit of folly and the glitter and show in this world .Allah has the Most Mercy and is their rightful creator and they will get theirs on the Day of Judgement.Salam to masajids of the world .patience,perseverance,and seek the the tilth of the hereafter-ALHAMDULILAH FOR THE HOLY PROPHET AND LAST MESSENGER OF ALLAH ,STAY TAQWAHD UP MY HELP ,FAITH,HEALTH AND SOOTHING MERCY IS FROM ALLAH .BASIR HAKIM MASJID MUMINUUN MEMPHO,TN.

answered 21 PHILLIP's gravatar image

its not wasting time if you think of allah while you are doing it it relaxes the mind just enough so you may think about these important things in life a session is like 10 minutes we should rid of stuff like tv (unless its the islamic channels) you can have fun and relax as long as you only do halal stuff and think of allah the whole time by which i mean say allhamdu lilalah or remember whatever you are doing he sees you etc. you can even sabah while your doing it.

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