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Breaking a Promise


I sweared of a person and now i broke it What happens to that person and what can i do to replenish it


Salam Alaykum,

A promise made by using the words “Tallahi, Billahi, and wallahi” are the ones that should never be broken and if done so, a person must give a “Kaffarah” on it.
In your case, there is noting against you according to sialmic law and  InshaAllah nothing will happpen. However, ethically you shouldn’t be breaking your promises and should try your level best to keep up to your words.
Isteghfar releases all worries and mishaps.

Kind regards