There is nothing wrong in practicing yoga if we do
not adopt its associated utterances. Many cultural traditions, sports and
festivals are at times taken by one nation from another. This is how mankind has
developed and progressed. However, while adopting such practices, Muslims must
be careful to avoid any irreligious element in them.
Yes indeed you can simply substitute the mantras with
conventional religious utterances and supplications. In short, Islam has no
objection on Muslims benefiting from yoga and other things if their evil is