My sister undertook a vow to fast on Friday, so is it permissible for her to fulfil her vow or not? And if it is not permissible, is she then required to make an expiation?
Category: Oaths & Vows
Undertaking a vow whilst asleep
If someone undertakes a vow whilst asleep, is he required to fulfil that vow or not?
Undertaking vows and pledges
What is the ruling regarding undertaking a vow [or pledge] – is it haraam or halaal?
Son pays off his mother’s expiation
If my mother is required to make an expiation, is it permissible for me to do so on her behalf?
Feeding ten poor and needy Muslims from amongst the relatives
Regarding expiating for a broken oath, is it a condition that there [actually] be ten poor and needy [Muslims], and if he is unable to find any, then do relatives count?
Swearing an oath with stipulations
If someone swore an oath to do something today, and then [ended up] doing it after the day had passed, is he required to make an expiation?
Fasting three days in expiation for a broken oath
Should fasting the three days in expiation for a broken oath be done consecutively?
Permissible deception when peacemaking
When a man wants to rectify matters between two disputing parties, is he allowed to lie and swear an oath in the name of Allaah, bearing in mind his intention is only to make islaah – so is this permissible?
The recompense of knowingly swearing a false oath
I had a disagreement with a man, and we took the matter to court where he was asked to swear an oath [that he was telling the truth], but [in actual fact] he was lying. So what is the recompense for someone who swears an oath upon the Qur.aan based upon a lie?
The false oath
In the presence of my friends, sisters and teachers, I swear an oath based on a lie, whilst [at the same time] in my heart I seek forgiveness from Allaah by oft-repeating al-istighfaar – without anyone knowing about it; am I still sinful for doing so?