Does Profanity Entail Shirk?

Ustadh Farid Dingle clears up a misunderstanding about profanity, swearing, oaths, and shirk. I’d like to ask about swearing (as in taking an oath). I used to have a habit of using English profanity a lot of times. I’m currently working on it, and Alhamdulillah, I’ve made progress. Instead of using vulgar words, I usually […]

The Ruling on Swearing

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I was wondering, what is the ruling on swearing (cursing and using bad words). Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. Swearing is impermissible. [Khadimi, al-Bariqa al-Mahmudiyya] This is understood from numerous hadiths from the Messenger […]