Making a Pledge or Vow to Allah (Mannat)

  • Permissible.
  • Waajib to complete nadhar نذر   or mannat once it is made.
  •  2 types
    • a) conditional – those that are fulfilled upon attaining something that is desired
    • b) unconditional
  • Kaffara necessary if nadhar not completed.
  • Prophet has discouraged nadhar that can become a source of self inflicted hardship or tribulation
  • Nadhar does not change one’s fate.
  • Not liked when someone engaged in manaat and nadhar all the time.

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