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International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part I

Yoga and Salaah: Some theoretical comparisons

AUTHOR(S): Merajul Hasan and Dr. Ujjwal Kumar Halder
ABSTRACT:
Yoga is one of the most ancient cultural heritage of India, which focuses on bringing harmony among body, mind and spirit. It is an art and science of healthy living. ‘Salaah’ or ‘Namaz’, the second pillar of Islam, is one of the mandatory duty of a Muslim. Through ‘Salaah’, Muslims can develop their body as well as soul regularly five times in a day. There are five Asanas in Yoga like Namaste’ ‘Ardha Uttanasana’, ‘Vajrasana’, ‘Balasana’, Om (Aum) and Meditation which are very similar to ‘Qiyam’, ‘Ruku’, ‘Julus’, ‘Sajud’ or ‘Sajdah’, ‘Adhan’, Meditation, Adhan respectively practiced in ‘Salaah’. In this paper, it was aimed to relate the Yoga theoretically with ‘Salaah’ through some basic practices of Islamic life and to present benedictory contributions of ‘Salaah’ comparing with Yoga.
Pages: 477-480  |  468 Views  46 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Merajul Hasan, Dr. Ujjwal Kumar Halder. Yoga and Salaah: Some theoretical comparisons. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):477-480.
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