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Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.

Making someone else take an oath

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Q: If someone gives a qasam (promise) to someone and says that if you do this again, you will see my dead face, and the person (who has been given the qasam) breaks the promise and does it again, thinking that it was not so important, what will be the implications? A: There will be… read more »

Breaking an oath

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Q: If I make promise to Allah then if I break it, how will I make kafara? Do I have to make kafara for this? A: It is not permissible for one to break an oath. If one breaks his oath he will be sinful and will have to give the kafarah for breaking the… read more »

Breaking a promise

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Q: What is the kaffaarah for breaking a promise made to Allah? Also, if I make a promise to someone and I don’t fullfil it, do I have to pay kaffaarah? A: Making a verbal promise to Allah Ta’ala constitutes an oath. It is not permissible for one to break the oath that one has made… read more »

Taking an oath on one’s mother’s name

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Q: I was forced to swear on my mothers life not to do something. I did not know it was haraam and now I am uncomfortable. Will she be harmed if I break this oath?  A: No. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Ruling of eelaa before rukhsati

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Q: What is the ruling of eelaa if the husband and wife have done their nikah but rukhsati has not been done yet and is due after more than 4 months and husband and wife have not done any intercourse yet. A: If he takes an oath in the name of Allah then it will be effective…. read more »