Making zikr in the mind

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Q: Is it allowed to read zikr in your mind without moving your lips or tongue?


A: Yes. Zikr is the remembrance of the heart. However, through one moving one’s tongue while making zikr, one will receive an extra reward as another limb of the body is also engaged in zikr (remembrance of Allah Ta’ala).

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

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.