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Oaths

May 30, 2024 6 mins

What Should I Do If I Swore Not to Speak to a Relative in Anger?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul Sami‘ al-Yaqti Question What should I do if I swore not to speak to a relative in anger? Answer All praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds, and blessings and peace be upon the Master of the Messengers, his family, and all his companions. You must break this oath […]
April 18, 2024 4 mins

What is the Ruling of Saying Wallahi in Habitually Regular Speech?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I have a mental problem with which I always think that I say wallahi for some things because I learned that if you say wallahi, you have to do it, and where I am from, we are used to saying wallahi without meaning it. Hence, I became scared of […]
April 9, 2024 2 mins

How Does One Pay Expiation (Kaffara) of Oaths and Vows Living in a Rich Country?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question How can expiation (kaffara) for breaking an oath or vow be fulfilled in a wealthy country? Is it acceptable to donate to organizations claiming to distribute to the poor on your behalf, and how can one ensure the expiation is completed? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most […]
March 30, 2024 4 mins

Should I Make Up for Breaking Sunna Acts of Worship in the Shafi‘i School?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  For the Shafi’i School: Is there qada for intentionally breaking a Sunna fast? What about breaking I’tikaf in Ramadan without a valid reason? Also, should I start over if I vowed to perform I’tikaf for three days but missed one unintentionally? Should this I’tikaf be accompanied by fasting? Answer […]