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  • Ruling on multiple oaths about one matter while intending multiple expiations Date: 8-12-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. Could you please explain the case of one who says, "I swear by Allaah twelve million times," intending multiple expiations for one thing, and who then breaks that oath. I have been living in despair ever since, and I truly regret my action, I will never be able to pay back twelve million expiations, is there hope that Allaah will.. More

  • Breaking a promise made to a child Date: 13-5-2015

    I promised my 9-year-old son that by Allah's name, I would not tell on him and the times he misbehaved, disobeyed me etc when my parents visited us recently. However, when something happened and he let me down in their presence, I broke down and informed my parents of all the inappropriate behaviours he used to display with us and I feel I broke my.. More

  • Fasting to expiate a broken oath is an option only if one cannot feed or clothe ten poor people Date: 27-4-2015

    Assalamualaikkum.. I took an oath not to masturbate; watch porn and break an oath..but I broke them :(... as all of them deal with one action(acc. to me) ; how many days should I.fast for the.expiation Of this?? Plzz help! .. More

  • Oath not broken if the reason for swearing was misconceived Date: 9-3-2015

    Asking for a fatwa; A sister called me, she wanted to tell me something and asked me to swear by Allah that I won't tell it to anyone. Always when she does this, she tells me something about herself. So not concerning me. So i swore by Allah that I wouldn't tell, the next minute it became clear she was telling me information of some girl who said something.. More

  • Swearing that one is a disbeliever if a certain thing occurs Date: 2-2-2015

    Assalaam alaikum, If a woman makes an oath to Allah saying " if i do this i will become a kafir". 1.Is kaffarah necessary if she breaks the oath? 2.If she does not give kaffarah will she become a kafir by simply not giving the kaffarah? JazakAllah .. More

  • Feeding ten poor people for oath expiation does not have to be done in one day Date: 7-1-2015

    Assalaamu alaikum, dear shaikh for expiation of oath can I feed 10 poor persons in 10 days (feeding one poor everyday) or should I feed them within 24 hours? Jazaak ALLAHU Khair. .. More

  • Expiation not required for an oath based on strong belief Date: 17-11-2014

    salaam aleikoum wara7matoe Allah, I am very interested in fiqh. I read on the site of abdurrahman bin salaah as-sudais that one can take an oath based on most likelyness (source http://www.saaid.net/Doat/sudies/29.htm). One may even take one of the most serious oaths based on most likelyness. I read on islamqa that if the husband is certain or thinks.. More

  • A husband swearing by his marriage does not lead to divorce Date: 20-7-2014

    Assalam o alikum, I want to ask that if husband swears to his wife that "I sweat to our relationship of nikah or I take an oath to our relationship of nikah that I won't let anything bad happen to you" Will this constitute divorce if anything bad happens to me? He wants to take his oath back. How is this possible? .. More

  • Fasting is the last option in the expiation of an oath Date: 29-5-2014

    Salamwalaikum. I made many repeated oaths that I would no longer feel guilty about a particular waswas, so I set out conditions such as "to not dwell/obsess for more than 10 seconds at a time", "to pursue clarity of mind until clarity is achieved". I took around 144 oaths, and within the the conditions of the oath I said that IF i break the oath, I.. More

  • Offering expiation for multiple broken oaths Date: 21-5-2014

    Breaking multiple oaths & expiation: I have taken multiple oaths in the name of Allah and broke all in the recent past due to negligence/lack of self control/laziness. Now I would like to do kafarrah by feeding 10 people on the same day. Is it permissible or is it mandatory to do kafarrah for every oath (but my situation is I don’t know the exact.. More

  • He made an oath to fast 30 days consecutively if he watched porn again Date: 29-4-2014

    Assalamu Alaikum my brothers in islam I am addicted to pornography. I have tried so many times to stop watching the filth but i keep failing. I made a qasam to Allah Swt that if i watch porn again i would fast for 30 days consecutively. However, today i realized that i shouldn't have done that because i get very strong urges to watch porn. So much so.. More

  • Expressing determination to do something without mentioning the Name of Allaah Date: 8-4-2014

    Assalamu alaikum, If a person makes an oath to refrain from something, but later does that activity and gets some benefit from it, is that benefit haram for him? If so, then if he pays Kaffara for it, will that become halal? And if a person makes an oath not to do something, but later wishes to do so, how many times does he have to pay Kaffara? Only.. More

  • This is not an oath and requires no expiation Date: 29-3-2014

    I used to go to chemistry tutor for help. He teaches 25 or so students, he is a good person but his teaching skills arent that great. I regularly missed exams held by him and this also made my parents a bit angry so one day when i was making dua i said "O Allah i will Attend all of his exams". i attended all his exams after that but now i will be quitting.. More

  • He promised Allaah to pay charity if he did somenthing believing that it was a sin Date: 15-3-2014

    Assalaam u alaikum wa rahmat Ullah e wa brakatohu. A person is in the habit of performing some act which he believes to be a sin. He wants to abstain from the act so he promises Allah Subhanahu wa Ta'ala that he'll give a certain amount as charity if he performs the act. Later he learns that the act is actually permissible and NOT a sin. So the original.. More

  • Atonement for broken oath if denied access to money Date: 8-3-2014

    ASLAM O ALAIKUM!! I want to ask that if someone is not independent and he is dependent upon his parents and has money in the bank account which is under the control of his parents because he is under 18 and that person makes a vow or oath by Allah and breaks it. Now in this condition he is not able to feed ten people or clothe them or free a slave by.. More