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  • Breaking a promise made on the Quran Date: 1-2-2014

    Assalamu Alaikkum !!! I Would like know about promises made by humans. If a person made false promise on quran. How it can be corrected? During life we make certain verbal agreements with other people and also some promise with our loved ones. But we may not able to fulfill some due to non some problems in our life. How we can correct that? .. More

  • Swearing by divorce is impermissible Date: 23-1-2014

    There is a man who swore by divorce not to talk to his parental cousin, and now he cannot talk to him fearing that divorce would be effected. What should he do in order to reconcile with his cousin? What is the Islamic ruling in this regard? .. More

  • Breaking the oath recurs only if its wording suggests that Date: 19-1-2014

    I swore an oath that if I commit a particular sin, I will fast one day. I committed that sin and fasted a day as I had sworn. Then, I committed that sin again and fasted another day. This happened with me five times (and each time I fasted a day). Then, on the sixth time, I committed the sin and broke my fasting two hours before Maghrib prayer, given.. More

  • Delaying the fast of oath expiation until one is able to observe it Date: 19-1-2014

    I have promised Allaah, with a sincere intention, not to do anything which He Has Prohibited. But, unfortunately, I failed to keep my promise. The last time, I swore thrice on the Mus-haf not to commit what is unlawful, but I did. What is the ruling on that? Indeed, I am regretful for that. I asked Allaah The Almighty for forgiveness and performed the.. More

  • Paying the expiation for breaking an oath from the husband's money Date: 19-1-2014

    How can a married woman, whose husband provides for her and who has no other source of income, pay the expiation for breaking an oath? Can she feed ten needy people from her husband's money or should she fast three days? If she owns items of jewelry that are basically meant for adornment, should she sell them and pay the expiation or what should she.. More

  • He fasted three days as expiation for breaking an oath, then became financially able Date: 19-1-2014

    A man fasted three days as expiation for breaking an oath, but afterwards gained enough money to feed ten needy people. Does his fasting count as expiation or should he feed ten poor people?.. More

  • Saying: May the curse of Allaah be on me if I am a liar Date: 19-1-2014

    Is it permissible for one to say, "May the curse of Allaah be on me if I am a liar"? Is it considered swearing by other than Allaah The Exalted?.. More

  • No expiation is due for an oath that is intended for showing hospitality, not commitment Date: 19-1-2014

    Should one offer an expiation when he takes an oath, even if he swore to do something permissible? For example, if a person invites someone to a meal and offers him food saying, "I swear by Allaah, you must eat" (as a gesture of hospitality and generosity)... More

  • Ruling on taking an oath in a solicitation mode Date: 19-1-2014

    Is it permissible for a wife to say to her husband: "By the right of my love for you, you should not do such and such." Is it permissible for anyone to say so to someone whom he loves?.. More

  • Ruling on giving a needy person more than one expiation on one day Date: 19-1-2014

    Is it permissible to give three expiations on behalf of one family consisting of ten needy persons? The expiations are all due on one person. May Allaah Reward you... More

  • Jurists' opinions on making expiation for an oath before breaking it Date: 19-1-2014

    I remember that a fast is due on me because of an oath I have taken. However, I do not remember on what I have sworn. Should I fast even without knowing what I swore about?.. More

  • Saying 'I swear I did such and such' Date: 17-1-2014

    Asallam u aleikum, Is it permissible to say 'I swear I did this or did that etc ' to emphasise you are telling the truth (without saying I swear by Allah subhana wa ta 'ala. (I know you cannot swear by anyhing other than Allah). .. More

  • He says that he swore an oath about something, but he did not Date: 16-1-2014

    If a person claims to have sworn an oath, but he actually did not, should he offer expiation? .. More

  • Who is entitled to take resort to fasting in the oath expiation? Date: 16-1-2014

    I know that the expiation for breaking an oath is to feed or clothe ten needy persons; and if one is financially incapable, he should fast three days. But I would like to know to whom the limit of financial incapability applies. I have made many oaths to give up masturbation and have made expiation for over fifteen oaths, all by feeding needy persons... More

  • Questions on how to expiate for an oath Date: 16-1-2014

    Two oath expiations are due on me and I would like to give them as food. What kind of food should I give? I know that it should be from the average of what we eat in the house, but I do not understand how to do so. Is it permissible to give the food to one family? Is it permissible to give uncooked food so that they might cook it? Are young children.. More