Bi-polar patient giving talaaq

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Q: I am a patient of chronic depression, in other words I am suffering from bi-polar depression and it was diagnosed by psychiatric and I am having extreme mood swings as well. Once in this condition I gave my wife many talaqs. Actually I uttered the word TALAQ many times. Is my talaq valid?


A: Yes.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)