Taking futile oaths

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Can we take an oath by the name of Allah not to think of someone? Is it acceptable as an oath or not?


A: Don’t resort to such stupid things which you will not be able to cope with.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Find more answers indexed from:
Read more answers with similar topics:
Ad by Muslim Ad Network
Related QA

Pin It on Pinterest