S'gor yet to bar Muslims from practising yoga: Sultan

The Star) SHAH ALAM: The National Fatwa Council's edict that yoga is haram (prohibited) for Muslims has yet to be implemented in Selangor as the state Fatwa Committee has yet to meet over the matter.

The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah said in a press staement that the Selangor Fatwa Committee chaired by Selangor Mufti Saribus Samahah would meet to deliberate the matter “in greater detail so that a decision is not made hastily.”

Once the state committee had made a decision, it would then be forwarded to the Sultan for approval in line with state laws regarding the administration of Islamic affairs.

The Sultan also said he hoped that, in future, any fatwa that touched on an issue that affected the general public would be referred to the Rulers’ Conference before it was announced.

“This is to ensure that the meth

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