How Can I Become a Believer Again After Breaking a Vow?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I have been ashamed to ask Allah for anything since I broke the promise I made to Him to protect my chastity. I have been seeking for Allah’s forgiveness ever since. But I feel like I can no longer be believer. How can I become a believer […]

Renew Your Vow With Allah, counsel from Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

With less than half a year to go before Ramadan is here again, and the passing of the blessed month of Rabi-al-Awwal, Ustadh Amjad Tarsin asks what have we done to reconnect with our Creator. Never Too Late It’s never too late to renew our vow with Him, and Ustadh Amjad shares some practical steps […]

Should I Pay an Expiation After Breaking My Vow to Not Have a Sexual Relation With My Boyfriend?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum. Should I pay an expiation after breaking my vow to not have a sexual relation with my boyfriend even if I don’t know what is entailed by this expiation? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. If you broke your […]

Can I Join My Intentions for Expiation and Fulfilling a Vow in the Same Fasts?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, During my teens, I missed 6 fasts intentionally. I understand that I need to make up these fasts and also fast for 60 consecutive days. More recently, I was faced with some difficulties, I turned to God for help and I vowed to keep 60 fasts […]

What Intention Should I Have in Expiating a Vow?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, A vow was made thus “if I commit such and such a sin I will fast everyday”. I understand that if a person breaks such a vow they can either fufill the vow or do an expiation.My question is what intention does the person have when expiating? […]

Can I Delay a Vow to Fast Consecutive Days?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamalaikum. I have made a vow to fast 30 consecutive days consecutive. However at the time I did not realise that I will be travelling abroad for job interviews. I will be travelling a week before I am due to finish the vow. I am worried about energy levels […]

The Difference Between an Oath and an Intention

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I made intention (intending a promise or oath, since I thought an intention is a promise/oath) to eat and drink only certain things for a certain period of time, because I’m struggling with overeating. One day I drank something that I thought was included in my intention, but now […]

Fulfilling a Religious Vow (Nadhr) To Avoid a Sin

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: My question, specifically, is if you yourself placed terms within your oath to Allah, such as “If I commit such-and-such sin, I will fast 5 consecutive days”, and you happen to break this oath, will you only have to fulfill these terms? Or will you also have to […]

Fulfilling a Religious Vow (Nadhr) To Do a Desired Task

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I made a vow that if my work is done i will pray tahajjud regularly,500 times durood daily and fininsh  QURAN every month.i have been unable to keep my vows after my work was done.i try to do all these things but can not complete them what is […]