What is the forfeit for breaking an oath?

What is the forfeit for breaking an oath?

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Sara Pastoor asked 4 years ago

Is there a forfeit to break an oath, pledge or a vow?

Scenario: someone might make an oath to avoid a friend or a group, then realise later that they should not have made that vow.

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Anis Staff answered 4 years ago
In the Name of Allah, the (Abundantly) Merciful, the (Extremely) Merciful

Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds

And blessings be on Muhammad and the Family of Muhammad, the Imams and the Mahdis and peace in abundance


The Imam (as) has said: the forfeit for an oath (being broken) is: freeing a slave, feeding ten destitute individuals or clothing them, and if they are unable to do that then fasting three days).

(Ref: p. 240 Sharai’ ul Islam)

And peace be to you and the Mercy of Allah and his Blessings

29 Sha’ban, 1433 (Hijri)

Link to thread on almahdyoon.org

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
الحمد لله رب العالمين
وصلى الله على محمد وال محمد الائمة والمهديين وسلم تسليما

قال الامام ع ( كفارة اليمين… وهي: عتق رقبة، أو إطعام عشرة مساكين، أو كسوتهم ، فإن عجز صام ثلاثة أيام.) شرائع الاسلام ص240.

والسلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته

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