A promise that is not binding

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: I have a made a wrong promise in angar. Me and my husband had a fight and I was angry and I promised myself that I will not go out with him ever and if I go I will see my child dead. It was a very big mistake I did. I want to know what should be done about this.


A: The promise is not binding.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

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.

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