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To help fight lifestyle diseases, Hyderabad masjid to hold yoga classes


Masjid-e-Ishaq at Tadbun, Hyderabad has allowed yoga training classes to fight rising non-communicable diseases and obesity--first time such a move has ever been made by a mosque. The health counsellors follow WHO guidelines on fighting noncommunicable or lifestyle diseases and they have adopted yogic exercises as part of the healthcare regimen.

Hyderabad: In a first such move in Hyderabad, a mosque committee in the Old City has allowed yoga training classes to fight rising non-communicable diseases and obesity.

One of the three floors in the Masjid-e-Ishaq at Tadbun has been converted into a healthcare and medical counselling centre.

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