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  • An Oath to Donate Date: 4-4-2018

    Salamuaalaikum as Rahmatu Allah wa barakatu, I made an oath by swearing in my prayer to Allah that I would never ever do a certain thing (a certain sin) again and that I would donate 10000 € if I will do it again. Despite that I did the sin again. I read that the expiration for breaking an oath is to feed 10 poor people. Do I have to feed the ten.. More

  • Fulfilling an Oath Date: 5-2-2018

    Assalamu-aleykoom, a few years ago I got angry with someone who had bought some clothes for me and I swore on my afterlife (I said 'wallah iladheem ala akhirtee) that I would never wear them. Unfortunately I MAY have worn them (they look similar to many of my other clothes) afterwards, but I don't know, and if I did, I don't know how many days I would.. More

  • Forgetfully breaking oath Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I asked the same question before; please answer me seperately. I have a boyfriend, and I swore an oath to Allah that whenever I would get a message from a guy or if anyone speaks to me, I would tell him everything; or that I would tell him everything that I do apart from my ordinary routine; I do not remember exactly. However, I do.. More

  • Whether saying 'I swear' is considered an oath Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. If I swore (I said, "Ana ahlif") that if someone brought up a certain topic, I would just leave the room every time, how do I nullify that oath? Unfortunately, I know that the person will continue to bring up that topic, and I do not want to be held liable for not upholding my oath. .. More

  • Making oath with Quran open in front of you Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaikum. Sir, I have a question regarding oaths. One day, I was sitting to recite the Tafseer (exegesis) of the Quran, which did not contain the whole Quran; it contains the Tafseer of the first two Surahs of the Quran only. So while the book was open, I had a quarrel with my husband, and in anger, I said that I will not do such and such job.. More

  • Expiation for breaking many oaths Date: 2-1-2018

    Dear Shaikh, I have broken many oaths, but I have repented now. My plan is to give expiation through money each day. For example, I will give 2 dollars for to a poor person each day for 10 days for one oath, and then another 10 days for another oath. My questions are: 1. Is it permissible to do this in this way? 2. What if I miss a day or two? Do.. More

  • Oath must be verbalized to be binding Date: 21-12-2017

    I broke my oath to Allah on my heart (without saying it). Should I offer an expiation? .. More

  • Ten people fed as expiation must be Muslim Date: 29-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If someone fed ten poor people as an expiatation for having broken an oath but that person just guessed that those people were Muslims and did not confirm their religion because they live in a Muslim majority country, will it be valid? Or does the person have to distribute the food again? .. More

  • Fasting oath expiation in white days Date: 15-5-2017

    I fast the white days (the thirteenth, the fourteenth and the fifteenth) every lunar month. At the same time, three days of fasting are due on me is as an oath expiation. Is it permissible to observe the fasts of the oath expiation during the white days? In other words, is it permissible to combine the two intentions? .. More

  • No sin in denying someone something and then giving it to him Date: 29-12-2016

    If I tell someone that I will never give him something and I then give it to him later, willI be sinning? For example, if my mother told me that she will never give me this mobile phone although I wanted that phone, and then some days later she lets me have it, is she sinning? And am I sinning by accepting that mobile phone? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Swearing by created things when asking Allah for forgiveness Date: 28-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. This morning, I was supplicating, and I was saying something along the lines of, ‘O Allaah, forgive me by the multitude of your creation, by the sunrise and the sunset’. I did not intend to swear by other than Allaah; it just sort of came out of my mouth. I feel horrible, especially given that it.. More

  • Swearing by Quran is a binding oath Date: 14-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was very upset and depressed one day. In this situation, I swore on the Quran not to get married if my brother would not receive my call in the time required for performing ablution and praying the 'Asr. I performed ablution and, as I stood for the prayer, I was crying and asked Allaah to please forgive me as I cannot fullfill this... More

  • Paying expiation from money received as gift Date: 22-11-2016

    If a person broke an oath to Allah and has to give an expiation but does earn any money, then do they have to use the money that they received as a gift to feed the poor? Or is it sufficient for them to fast given that they do not have an income? .. More

  • Expiating for breaking oath several times regarding only one thing Date: 19-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. I used to think one was to offer an expiation for every single broken oath made to Allaah, The Exalted, irrespective of whether they have to do with the same action or not, but according to fatwa no 311782 and after some recent reading and research, it seems to me that one only has to offer one expiation if the multiple.. More

  • Swearing that a given piece of information is true but realizing later that it is faulty Date: 23-3-2016

    In Surah Qiyaamah, Allaah says that the collection and recitation is upon Him. Does that mean that all reciters and imams who recite publicly and in prayer are not faulty in recitation ever? I had waswaas (devilish whisperings) on whether they are faulty in reciting or not. When I learned about this verse, I swore that they are not faulty. I am confused.. More