More on Oaths Related to Entering a House

More on Oaths Related to Entering a House

6.  A person takes an oath that he will not live in this house any longer. Immediately thereafter, he begins with preparations to leave that house. His oath will not break. But if he waits for a little while and does not commence with his preparations immediately, his oath will break.

7.  A person takes an oath that he will not set foot in your house. This means that he will not enter your house. If he enters your house while being carried in a carriage and remains sitting in it and does not place his foot onto the ground, even then his oath will break.

8.  A person took an oath and said that he will definitely come to your house at some time or the other. However, he never got the opportunity of coming to your house. As long as he is alive, his oath will not break. The moment he is about to die, his oath will break. He should therefore make a bequest that the kaffarah for breaking an oath should be given from his wealth.

9.  A person says that he will not go to the house of a certain person. This person should not go to the house in which that person is living irrespective of whether it is that person’s own house, whether he has taken it on rent or whether he has borrowed it from someone.

10. A person takes an oath that he will never come to you. Thereafter, he asks someone to carry him and take him to you. Even in such a case his oath will break. However, if someone carries him and brings him to you without his asking that person to carry him, his oath will not break.

Similarly, if a person takes an oath that he will never leave this house, and thereafter he orders someone to carry him out of the house, his oath will break. But if someone carries him outside without his ordering him to do so, his oath will not break.