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The laws of Islam are meant to be followed by humans (and jinn). It's a ridiculous notion to apply those laws to God Himself. He is the One who is believed in. Therefore it is impossible for Him to associate partners with Himself in His infinite knowledge. God is allowed to take oaths by the things that He has created - something that we humans can't claim ...


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Nouman Ali Khan says in his excellent Tafseer Juz 'Amma series that the four oaths at the beginning of this surah are significant because they are on items that have connections with the locations of the best of Creation - the five Messengers (ulul 'azmi min ar-rusul). Muhammad ash-Shanqeetee says in his tafseer that these oaths are not only referring to the ...


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لاَ يُؤَاخِذُكُمُ اللّهُ بِاللَّغْوِ فِي أَيْمَانِكُمْ وَلَكِن يُؤَاخِذُكُم بِمَا عَقَّدتُّمُ الأَيْمَانَ فَكَفَّارَتُهُ إِطْعَامُ عَشَرَةِ مَسَاكِينَ مِنْ أَوْسَطِ مَا تُطْعِمُونَ أَهْلِيكُمْ أَوْ كِسْوَتُهُمْ أَوْ تَحْرِيرُ رَقَبَةٍ فَمَن لَّمْ يَجِدْ فَصِيَامُ ثَلاَثَةِ أَيَّامٍ ذَلِكَ كَفَّارَةُ أَيْمَانِكُمْ إِذَا حَلَفْتُمْ وَاحْفَظُواْ أَيْمَانَكُمْ ...


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In Islam (from Sunni viewpoint), it is not permissible to swear by anything else other than Allah. In fact, most Scholars of Islam have reported a consensus that this is prohibited. There is an odd view that it is permissible to swear by the Prophet (Peace be upon him), however it is groundless. There are several Sahih Hadith which prohibit swearing by ...


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How can God take anything/anyone else to be God instead of himself? Have you ever taken someone else to be you? Did you ever wake up one day and say "that random person walking on the street is actually me”... I hope you understand the absurdity in the sentence. This question is actually paradoxical in essence. It is paradoxical because it is fallacious. ...


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The perceived contradiction is resolved after clarifying the real implications of the narration and elucidating the real essence of Tawheed and Shirk. The fact is that Allah swearing by creation doesn't amount to shirk. That's because swearing by something does not necessarily imply attributing Divinity -- apart from Allah -- to the object sworn by. In ...


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You don't become Kafir by breaking a promise... You become kafir when you declare there is no Allah and Muhammad is not the Slave and Messenger of Allah... (ASTAGFURALLAH!) This world is a trial. Allah tests us in this world. Sometimes we fail and sometimes we Pass our tests. But When we fail, we should not loose hope in the Mercy of Allah! Allah is the ...


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If you take an oath, you must fulfil it. But in Islam, for an oath to be valid, there are some conditions: It has to be taken in Allah's name or his attributes. The one taking the oath must be sane and mature. And should do so with free will and clear intention. Similarly, if he takes an oath involuntarily, or unintentionally, in a state of excitement, the ...


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No simple literal translation can capture the magnificence or the delicate meaning of these Arabic verses. Every word has multiple levels of meaning, and each line brings new insights and inspirations with every reading. The Thafseer Ibnu-Katheer states that Al-`Asr is the time in which the movements of the Children of Adam occur, whether good or evil....


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There is something wrong with saying the pledge of allegiance because while reciting "I pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all", you have to stand and hold your hand of our heart, and stare at the flag. And you are reciting ...


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There is no sin in that you have sworn on the authority of Allah to prove your innocence. Source. But you should not have sworn on Quran, but on Allah Himself. For the sake of completion, I must add that one may only swear on Allah, not anything or anyone else. However, IslamQA gives a little elaboration on swearing on Quran as follows: As for swearing ...


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A permissible act, contrary to an obligatory act, gives you a choice of whether or not to do it. For example it is obligatory for you to pray while it is permissible for you to sleep. You can choose to not sleep and there is no blame on you ... its a choice. This choice can be restricted by an obligation that arises out of some other matter, such ...


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According to Qur'an 5:89, one of the options of expiation of breaking an oath (Kaffarat Al-Yameen) is to feed ten needy people from one's own food, but having them on the same day is not a condition that is mentioned in the verse: لَا يُؤَاخِذُكُمُ اللَّهُ بِاللَّغْوِ فِي أَيْمَانِكُمْ وَلَكِنْ يُؤَاخِذُكُمْ بِمَا عَقَّدْتُمُ الْأَيْمَانَ ...


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It depends on the way its being used many people swear on their lives or others lives when if fact its not your belonging " Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Raaji'oon-2:156" which means we belong to allah and to him we return. Many people have the belief that when you swear on your life or your mothers life and your lying you will be killed, but in islam we ...


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i am ali masoudian from iran i read your question and i research about it in islamic books. 1- some of Islamic scientists hope that fig & olive are mountains in Dimashq (Damascus) and beyt al moqaddas and and they hope this land the place of rising of many prophets 2- final prophet Muhammad peace and blessing of Allah upon him said: if people say to ...


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According to Jafari Fiqh oath out of anger without intent is not valid and is canceled and so will have no obligation. References: Official website of Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi The conditions for validity of an oath


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The point in this verse is representation of the Mashariq and Magharib divinity, Which is In fact, shows the power of Allah, In order to make the people understand by this Causality who manages all the events and leading the world is up to him and no events harass him and won’t prevent him to create other events, because all events are his actions. Therefore ...


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This is called Nazr and is an Islamic practice and is mentioned in many Quran verses and Hadiths. This is a contract with God. But Nazr has the related Islamic rules that should be fulfilled. And whatever you spend of expenditures or make of vows - indeed, Allah knows of it. And for the wrongdoers there are no helpers. http://tanzil.net/#2:270 [...


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Making an oath, also known as swearing an oath An oath [...] is either a statement of fact or a promise [...] A promise is a commitment by someone to do or not do something. In your case you swore to an action that will not be performed by you but by someone else which by definition is meaningless, therefore the rules of vow/oath will not apply. ...


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Allah's Laws are meant for men, not God. God is the Able, He can do anything He wants. If you argue this is a double standard, then if He follows the laws meant for men, won't He lower Himself to men's level? If you argue this is fair, and the other way around would be discrimination, Allah has no needs, and why does He have to follow your view?


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If You make an oath for a wrong deed it is not an oath. You do not have to fulfill that oath. But if you make an oath for good deed then you must have to fulfill it. If you want to break that for a valid reason then you will have to give an atonement." first is to feed 10 poor persons, If you can't do this give clothing to 10 poor persons, or free a slave. ...


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1. If you are forced to take an oath, your oath is not in order. 2. Oath taken for performing Haram (Forbidden) and even Makruh (Non-recommended) acts is not in order. 3. Oath taken for abandoning Wahjib (Obligatory) and Mustahab (Recommended) acts is not in order. 4. Oath taken for performing normal acts whose performance is not deemed to be better in ...


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Kaffara (expiation) for breaking an oath or vow is detailed in the Quran: فكفارته إطعام عشرة مساكين من أوسط ما تطعمون أهليكم أو كسوتهم أو تحرير رقبة فمن لم يجد فصيام ثلاثة أيام Its expiation is to feed ten poor persons at an average of what you feed your family with, or to clothe them, or to free a slave. However, if someone cannot afford, he has to ...


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The qur'an treats the topic of breaking oaths in (5:89) saying: Allah will not impose blame upon you for what is meaningless in your oaths, but He will impose blame upon you for [breaking] what you intended of oaths. So its expiation is the feeding of ten needy people from the average of that which you feed your [own] families or clothing them or the ...


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In your very first post (Kaffarah for breaking an oath confusion) you asked whether a 13 years old person must expiate for breaking oaths. In Islam the age of maturity is not fixed by an age, unless no sign of maturity appears on the individual else once one is mature and legally responsible (mature and well minded) one must follow the rules and therefore ...


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Once the oath is violated, it is dissolved and will no longer apply. Kaffara needs to be made only once. Allah has already ordained for you [Muslims] the dissolution of your oaths. And Allah is your protector, and He is the Knowing, the Wise. https://quran.com/66/2 If a person swore an oath (or made a vow) then he broke that oath (or vow), then ...


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There are some points regarding the issue of swearing as you inquired keeping hand on head,if i says ",I will not do",is it considered as swear?Please answer .If the answer is positive(yes),what will be the solution to do it again? One of those points which are related to the swear, is concerning how to say it. In other word, your swearing would be ...


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All perfect praise be to Allah The same thing happened to me brother, and I asked some muftis about this. And they said the solution is to pay compensation of breaking promise with Allah and start talking with that person, this is only solution. Because it is not allowed for a muslim to not talk with his brother for more than 3 days. In one hadees it says ...


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