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  • Vowed Not to Watch Movies and Hear Music But Did Date: 16-9-2019

    Asalaamualaikum I told allah that if I watch movies and hear music I would give 100 rupees. But i did the sin , so I thought of giving the money. But now I am tensed because of that. Should I have to give the money whenever I do those sins. .. More

  • Died Before Fulfilling a Vow: Will He Be Forgiven? Date: 12-6-2019

    Asalamalikum, I hope you will be able to answer my question. If one dies having debt owed to Allah, such as vows, will Allah forgive them for that? What happens if the family doesnt know about the vows ? Will she punished in the grave?. .. More

  • Vowed Not to Eat Whey Date: 24-3-2019

    Previously I learnt that majority of scholars held whey is haram. Then due to this I made a vow to Allah swt to avoid it. but now Ive realised its in so many of my favourite foods so can i start eating it again and expiate for it? Salam .. More

  • Vows and Promises Under the Influence of Whispers Date: 5-3-2019

    Asalam alikum I hope you will be able to help me. A couple years back I had very extreme waswasa and I thought that multiple things that I was doing was a sin. So For example I would say Im gonna do this to my friends or family and when I didnt do it,, I would repent to Allah for not keeping my word and vow not to break my word again. Another example.. More

  • Vowed to Fast But Forgot if She Did Fast Date: 13-2-2019

    A while ago I made a vow to fast for two days without specifying when, I’m having doubts on whether I’ve completed the fast or not. Do I have to fast or not? .. More

  • No Vow in What You Said Date: 28-8-2018

    Basically I woke up and thought I need to go get a haircut , then a thought came to me that haircuts of the type I get are haram etc. Then I said to myself "In Sha Allah I will change soon man" loudly. I didnt intend this as a vow or promise to Allah swt just confirming to myself more than anything. later I was bit confused due to the whsipers of shaitaan.. More

  • The Expression ‘Whenever’ Does Not Entail Repetition Date: 26-6-2018

    Assalaamu'alaikum.Dear syaikh, I want to ask, if I found different fatwa about single problem, what should I do?Here is my problem:I once made an oath/vow of lajaaj that "by Allah, whenever I do a certain sin I will fast a day". The keyword is that my oath contained the word "whenever". In 2015, I searched for fatwa regarding my problem and found these.. More

  • Vowing to renounce a recommended deed Date: 3-1-2018

    I was wondering, if a person makes a vow to renounce an act that is recommended, such as not reading/researching hadiths for a period of time or voluntary prayer, is it considered valid? .. More

  • Whether repeated breaking of vow or oath requires repeated expiation Date: 14-12-2017

    Suppose that I made a vow (Nadhr) to do something daily and I could not do that for five days. Do I need to expiate five times for that? Or is one expiation enough? And is the same ruling apply on an oath (Yameen)? .. More

  • Failure to fulfil vow to fast three months in three years Date: 2-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Sir, my question is regarding making a promise to Allah, the Exalted, and then not fulfill it. Before my marriage, I prayed to Allah that if I would get married to such-and-such, I would keep 30 fasts every year for the first 3 years of marriage (apart from Ramadan). Praise be to Allah, I did get married to that desired person with.. More

  • Breaking promises made to Allah Date: 21-8-2017

    I have made 21 promises to Allaah. I never said, "By Allaah I will not do this or do that." What do I need to do? My intentions were not to break them, but because I made so many promises, I was unsure whether I had said them or not and then ended up breaking most of my promises. .. More

  • Making vow requires wording that implies commitment Date: 3-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I am very confused regarding statements that I say and whether they constitute vows or not. Is it necessary to have the intention of vowing in order for a statement to be a vow, or is it not? For example, if I supplicate, saying, "Oh Allaah, please call me on ‘Umrah, I wish to sit in front.. More

  • Doubting whether one made vow or not Date: 28-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. I would like to ask you a question. First of all, I am a student. In my early years, I was always hard to wake up, to the point that I would miss the morning prayer frequenty, but I would still pray around 6AM. So I think (I am still in doubt; I am not sure whether I did do it or not); it appears in my mind that one day I.. More

  • Vowing to wear hijab if accepted in certain school Date: 5-3-2017

    I said, "If I get accepted into this school, I will start wearing a hijab." Is this considered a vow? I read somewhere on this website that if something is already obligatory, then the vow is invalid? I am striving to start wearing the hijab soon, but I want to wear it in my own time and when I am ready so that I do not take it off, as I have worn it.. More

  • Inability to fulfil vow of fasting because of heat and long days Date: 13-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. A Muslim man who is 32 years old said that if he gets selected for a particular university to do a job, he will fast two months consecutively to thank Allaah. He said this in the year 2009. Then he cleared the interview and so on and got selected in 2009 itself. However, till now, he has not been able to fast because he is in one.. More