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  • Donating expiation of oath to organizations for the poor Date: 25-5-2004

    I want to pay a Kaffarat Yameen (money for expiation of oath) as a cash donation to an organization that distributes money to the poor. Due to donation restrictions in the United States, I thought to pay it to our local Islamic center, which uses money for improving the center building. Will this be considered okay, even if the money did not.. More

  • Expiation for broken oaths Date: 25-2-2004

    To protect myself from sins I always used to say, ‘By Allah, I will give a certain amount of money in charity, or I will do so and so if I commit sin’. Unfortunately I committed the sins and I did not perform what I said, because what I claimed is beyond my capability. The problem is that I said Wallahi (By Allah) many times. I don’t have the.. More

  • Expiation for an Oath Date: 19-8-2003

    My sister has taken an oath that she will fast full moon nights every month forever if she gets back her passport. She got it but found out that she cannot fast for some medical reasons. Can she pay Fidia like feeding poor people or do something in order to break this oath? .. More

  • Swearing by Qur'an Date: 9-7-2003

    Does Islam allow a person to swear on Holy Qur'an to prove his innocence?.. More

  • Swore falsely by the Qur'an Date: 8-7-2003

    I have sworn on the Qur'an to something that is not true but not as a witness... More

  • Remembering to say 'Insha-Allah' Date: 29-3-2003

    When can we to say 'Insha-Allah'? If any one forgets to say 'Insha-Allah' can he say it when he remembers even if it is after 1 day, 1 month or 1 year?.. More

  • Expiation of an Oath about Smoking Date: 27-7-2002

    I swore that whenever I smoke a cigarette, I would pay 5 dollars, but I can't keep paying and I can't stop smoking right now. So what is the solution and how can I solve this dilemma? .. More

  • Avoiding masturbation Date: 18-6-2002

    I want to stop masturbating. Therefore I swore (Thursday morning) for that I would not do that for one week. After that I made this fault again on Wednesday. Please advise me how to get rid of it. Do I have to make "Sawm" for three days?.. More

  • Breaking one's oath not to do something Halal Date: 23-1-2002

    When I am angry, if I swore not to do something that is halal, is it haram to do it after this oath? .. More

  • Unconscious oath Date: 15-1-2002

    What is the required recompense for a Muslim when he violates (the type of swearing is when one swears by Allah about something has full awareness that what he is swearing by is true. What is the required recompense for a Muslim who violates this type of oath?.. More

  • Swearing an unintentional oath Date: 15-12-2001

    Once I said" Wallah" (By Allah) this house belongs to my friend and actually it was my uncle's house. I told so knowing that it is my uncle's house. But the word "Wallah" came out by mistake then I asked forgiveness of Allah. Now what should I do? Do I have to fast 3 days or not.?.. More

  • Swearing by Allah's Name Date: 18-5-2001

    Is it true that you can never believe a man's word until he swears in the name of Allah? For example, in my case I should not believe this guy really cares for me unless he swears in Allah's name.I've always was taught that it's not good to always swear in the name of Allah, is that true?.. More

  • Swearing on the Quran Date: 6-1-2001

    My sister swore on Holy Quran when she was very angry not to use something which is very important for her. Later she regretted it; now she doesn't know what to do so she can use it again. .. More

  • Broke vow made on Quran Date: 18-12-2000

    I swore by the Quran not to do something, then did it. What is the expiation for swearing by Quran? .. More

  • Swore to do something Date: 29-5-2000

    One day, I swore that I would do something bad but not "Haram." When I thought about what I did, I knew that I should've not said that. Do I have to make "kafarah" for what I did?.. More