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Taking an oath not to talk to one’s son

Q: A woman who lives next door held a book containing 5 surah of the Holy Quran and said that she won't talk to her son ever again but her son wants to talk to her and she also wants to talk to him, so what should she do?A: She should make taubah for doing this, and...

Breaking a vow

Q: One year ago I was caught up in a situation where I feared for my life. I kept lying about something to my perpetrators and then they asked me to keep my right hand on the Quran and make a vow. I vowed to tell the truth but again lied to them. I have repented to...

Taking a false oath

Q: On the demand of my mother in law, I had to give 10 tolas of gold before marriage but I arranged for 7 tola and for rest, I was not financially strong so I made artificial gold bangles so that our marriage should not be affected. At that time I thought of making...

Kaffarah for breaking one’s oath

Q: I have taken an oath in the name of Allah never to watch TV or movies if my father's blood report comes normal. Alhamdulillah his blood report came normal. A few days back one of my friend's showed me a movie trailer, I told him before that I've made niyyat not to...

Taking a false oath

Q: If a person has taken a false oath in front of the Ka'bah because one asks him to, what is the penalty?A: If it was in relation to doing something in the future then the kaffaarah for breaking an oath is to feed ten poor people two meals each, or give each one of...

Kaffaarah for breaking an oath

Q: What is the kaffarah of breaking a qasam (oath) on Allah? A: The kaffaarah is to feed ten poor people two meals each, or give each one of them the equivalent of sadaqatul fitr or clothe each one of them.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti...

Taking an oath on anyone besides Allah Ta’ala

Q: I just came to know yesterday that taking a qasam of ghairullah (anyone besides Allah) is not allowed in Islam.I don't remember taking a qasam of ghairullah but I have a doubt that years ago I might have asked someone in texting to take a qasam of his mother and he...