I am a youth, and have been afflicted with [committing] a sin, and every time I repent [to Allaah] from it, I go back to doing it; I [just] want to be free of it, [so] if I were to do it again, is it permissible for me to undertake an oath that I shall fast a day for the Sake of Allaah, or give in charity so [as a result of which] He will safeguard me from doing it again?
Riba’ee ibn Hiraash took an oath that his teeth would not be seen when laughing, until he knew where he was destined.
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?
If someone undertakes a vow whilst asleep, is he required to fulfil that vow or not?
What is the ruling regarding undertaking a vow [or pledge] – is it haraam or halaal?
If my mother is required to make an expiation, is it permissible for me to do so on her behalf?
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?
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?
Should fasting the three days in expiation for a broken oath be done consecutively?
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?