Q: I just want to know if loud zikr in a congregation is permissible because some say it is and some say it’s bida. Please give me an explanation. Didn’t our beloved prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) or those around him practice this kind of zikr?
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)
This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.