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  • Expiation of breaching a covenant is like that of breaking an oath plus repentance Date: 16-1-2014

    What is the ruling on someone who says: ‘I make a covenant with Allaah not to do that thing,’ and then he does it?.. More

  • Is one who pays the value of expiation required to redo it? Date: 16-1-2014

    I was required to make a minor expiation. A Shaykh advised me to pay the equivalent of the food as money. This occurred years ago. Now, I entertain doubts about the validity of what I did. Do I now have to give food in place of the previously paid money? I am in contact with some needy people now. If I give food to needy people now, will the money I.. More

  • Swore not to talk to his friend while he was angry Date: 15-1-2014

    I was angry and swore by Allaah that I will not phone my friend again. But now I want to phone him. What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on my oath? Am I guilty for making such an oath? .. More

  • He takes an oath and makes an exclusion in his intention Date: 15-1-2014

    My paternal aunt made me swear on the Quran (Mus-haf) that I should not talk to certain people, who are not close to me. Before I took that oath, I intended to exclude one person from those people, but I did not inform my paternal aunt of that. Is it permissible for me to talk to this person? If I broke this oath and talked to those people again, what.. More

  • He swears to fast a day whenever he commits a sin Date: 15-1-2014

    One day, I took an oath that if I ever committed a certain sin - which I used to commit - I would fast a day each time I committed it. At the beginning I kept that oath and fasted a day for each time I committed that sin. But, it did not take long before I once again committed this sin and it became hard for me to keep the oath and fast all these days... More

  • Ruling on saying Nasheeds whose lyrics contain vows and oaths Date: 15-1-2014

    Is saying Nasheeds of which the lyrics contain vows and oaths considered a binding oath or a vow that should be fulfilled?.. More

  • Ruling on swearing while placing one’s hand on the Mus-haf Date: 15-1-2014

    What is the ruling on swearing on the Quran, i.e. to swear while placing the hand on a Mus-haf?.. More

  • Giving the oath expiation in whichever country the expiator chooses is valid Date: 15-1-2014

    I live in Britain and want to give an oath expiation. Is it permissible for me to give it in Jordan? In case of permissibility, should I estimate it according to its value in Jordan or Britain?.. More

  • Ruling on someone who swears to give all his property in charity and then wants to break his oath Date: 15-1-2014

    I have sworn by Allaah The Great to give all my property in charity for the Sake of Allaah. Is this regarded as a vow? What are the effects and consequences in case of not fulfilling the oath? May Allaah Reward you... More

  • Bisaat Al-Yameen and its effect on breaking the oath Date: 15-1-2014

    I received my bachelor's degree this year with good grades; all praise is due to Allaah The Exalted. Before my final exams, I swore an oath not to memorize the law subject, because it was difficult and long. However, while I was surfing the internet, I found good summaries for this subject; so, I studied these summaries and I managed to memorize the.. More

  • An unuttered oath Date: 15-1-2014

    I have signed up on a website and one of the registration conditions was to swear that I am not already a member in the website. I read the written oath but I did not utter it. I actually had another membership but it was cancelled and that is why I signed up under another name... More

  • Refraining from swearing by Allaah The Almighty out of exaltation of Him Date: 15-1-2014

    Did Imaam Ash-Shaafi‘i, May Allaah Have mercy upon him, say that he never swore throughout his life, whether on something true or false, out of exaltation of Allaah? How did he do that when the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, swore and ordered us to swear by Allaah? Did Ash-Shaafi‘i, May Allaah Have mercy upon him, act contrary to the.. More

  • Religious ruling on swearing by so-and-so's mercy Date: 15-1-2014

    Is it permissible to swear by a deceased person's mercy? Can I ask a person to do something for me, saying, "I swear by your father's or mother's mercy that you should do such- and-such thing," given that mercy is one of the Attributes of Allaah The Exalted?.. More

  • Expiation for false swearing by the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 15-1-2014

    I know that it is impermissible to swear by other than Allaah The Exalted, but if one falsely swore by the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, should he pay expiation for breaking that oath? One of the scholars informed us that he should, is it correct?.. More

  • Ruling on paying expiation for breaking an oath to non-Muslims Date: 15-1-2014

    Is it permissible to pay the expiation for breaking an oath to non-Muslims? Is it permissible to pay it to charitable societies, be they humanitarian or religious? Please note that I cannot find needy people in the country where I live... More