Rulings on zihaar

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by DarulIftaBirmingham

Answered by: Molana Qadeer Ahmed


Is calling wife a mother constitute a divorce. If a man has a fear in his mind that if he utters the statement that his wife is his mother it can constitute as divorce and verbally utters the statement that she is his mother no matter if the intention of divorce is there or not will a divorce occur God forbid.


I have attached the link at the bottom for what constitutes Zihaar.


Only Allah knows best.

Molana Qadeer Ahmed

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