Taking an oath on one's mother's name

Q: I was forced to swear on my mothers life not to do something. I did not know it was haraam and now I am uncomfortable. Will she be harmed if I break this oath? 

A: No.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)