Definition of a majnoon (mad person)

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Q: What happens if a mad person commits suicide? Are they accountabe and what happens if a mad person swears in regards to our Creator. Also whats the actual denifinition ofمجنون?


A: A mad person refers to a person who is not in his senses at all. Such a person is not accountable for his actions.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)