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Oath not to get married

Last updated: 4th January 2021
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Asalamalykum, Few days ago I have made an oath to my parents that I will never marry as it hurts my mothers feelings that if I get married nobody will take care of her. So I swore an oath to Allah that I will never get married. Dose this mean that I will never get married and will permanently remain single in this dunya. Or is it a exception in Allahs view. Also I do not intended to break my Oaths I made, at the same time I want to get married. Asalamualkum, my main question is can I break a oath that I will never get married.

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

الجواب حامداومصليا

Yes, you can break it and you can get married but you will give Kaffarah (expiation), which is feeding ten poor people two meals or clothe them, if this is not possible then fast for three consecutive days.

وكفارته الخ اطعام عشرة مساكين كما مر في الظهار أوكسوتهم بما يصلح للاوساط ويستر عامة البدن الخ وان عجز عنها كلها الخ سام ثلاثة أيام ولاء
(ردالمحتار, كتاب الأيمان, 3\735)

And Allah knows best

03 Rajab 1442/ 15 February 2021

Answer last updated on:
15th February 2021
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Location: London