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Questions tagged [sin]

For questions about sins in general. (Use "halal-haram" for questions about the haram-ness of something.)

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Is it Haram to write bad words?

I am writing a story and want to portray one of the characters as harmful and abusive. I was wondering if I am allowed to have him use vulgar words because it is not me saying it, it is him.
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Will my sins not be forgiven if I told people about it?

I committed a sin and then I told others about it because I wanted their opinions. But then I read a statement saying that Allah forgives all sins except those who sin openly or tell others about them....
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Can a bad man stop other people to be bad?

If a man is involved in a sin of any type, can he ask other people to don't do that sin, in other words can a bad man stop others from the same sin?
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What should one do if they feel unbearable guilt after a sin [closed]

what should we remember at times when we sin by mistake or purpose, or when we argue with our loved ones, or do things we regret completely even if it’s small sin, thank you to anyone who answers this ...
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Is one still a Muslim when he consciously disobeys a “law”?

In the Quran much is written about what is wrong and what is right. If a Muslim knows that something is wrong, and still does it (or that something is right and doesn't do it) - is he still ...
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When someone do a sin why is it said that it might happen that children of that person have to pay for it?

i have heard many people that if someone do a bad deed or commit a sin such as doing something bad to some other person. he will have to pay for it either in such a way that his childeren have to face ...
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I sinned what should I do?

I am a Muslim female. In the past I was very insecure and used photos of other girls and I claimed that those were photos of me when I sent it to other guys I was talking to online when they would ask,...
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Regards a question about back biting/Gossiping

Is it considered backbiting if you tell your friend you want a divorce from your husband/wife? But you already told your husband/wife that you wanted one.
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Bad luck and superstitions [duplicate]

One thing I feel like no body touches on is, myth folklore superstition when i say those three categories I’m talking about like superstitions as black cats, the number 13th and things like breaking a ...
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Is homosexuality a choice as per Islam?

In my experience, many Muslims hold the view that homosexuality ( regarding merely the sexual orientation - that is to say attraction to one's same sex), is a choice. What evidence exists to support ...
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Why is engaging in homosexual sex sinful?

Why is it sinful in Islam to engage in sexual activity if one is a homosexual? Is this not a burden too great to bear? For example imagine a heterosexual person is forbidden from engaging in sexual ...
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Is it forbidden (haram) to hate my own country?

I hate my own country (where I born) because it's very dirty everywhere, the streets and buildings and landscapes are NOT nice-looking. I love western countries (which are clean). In Islam, is it ...
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How bad a sin is looking at other 's awrah?

Looking at other's awrah is a sin. But specifically speaking, what is the level of intensity of this sin? What do the Qur'an and Hadith indicate about this matter? I saw somewhere that Rasulullah (S....
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Need help understanding the sins hadith

What does this hadith mean? Allah's apostle said," By Him in Whose Hand is my life, if you were not to commit sin, Allah would sweep you out of existence and He would replace (you by) those people ...
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I broke a very serious oath, will I be forgiven

Asalam o alaikum, I am a Muslim(Sunni Hanfi) teenager. I once made an oath to Allah not to commit a sin again(I was baligh then,maybe,but not mentally mature then,this was a long time ago),I said,"Ya ...
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It seems that God is very forgiving; what is the significance of “Beware of small sins”?

I get the impression that God is always ready to forgive, giving lots of leeway and many chances to repent. Below is an example of what I mean; I see comments like this all over the place in the Qur'...
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Was Prophet Muhammad (SAW) capable of doing evil?

Was Prophet Muhammad (SAW) like rest of us humans inflicted by Satan and his whisperings? As far as I know, all of us humans have a Shayatin assigned to us who constantly tries to deviate us towards ...
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Bad thoughts about Allah and insults [duplicate]

i have been having bad thoughts about Allah S.W.T and the Prophet S.A.W and it hurts me a lot especially when i'm praying and then I feel as if there is no need to pray because of the sin I've just ...
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Can we commit sins in Jannah?

Let's look at a homosexual. Say he's a practicing Muslim and for the sake of Allah he holds back his urges and desires all his life and Allah (SWT) rewards him with Jannah. When he gets to Jannah, ...
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Is it a sin not to concentrate in Salah?

Concentration in Salah is very important as far as I know. But is it a sin not to concentrate in Salah?
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Which sin is worse homosexuality or murder [closed]

Which sin is greater in the eyes if allah homosexuality or murder
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How do I cleanse my sin if I'm a transsexual woman? [closed]

I am a transsexual woman and I am getting bullied for being transsexual by other Muslims. But Islam is a religion I love and cherish, and I always loved reading the Quran in my free time. A few days ...
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Should a woman avoid getting married out of fear of becoming a rebellious wife?

A Wife's Rebellion Against Her Husband is major sin 47 in al-Dhahabi's Major Sins (pdf). Generally, this is interpreted as meaning any sharia-compliant instruction: Obedience is the first right ...
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How can I control my sexual urges since I am unmarried and single? [closed]

Assalamualikum brother and sister, I am so ashamed to ask for a solution to my problem, but, I hope I can get an answer. When I was like around 12 years old, I was sexually harrassed by a married ...
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Why do we blame Shaitan for bad acts and not ourselves?

Allah has given us feelings, willpower, and thought processes. This is sufficient to justify what we choose to engage in something good or bad. I find it very confusing why in Islam there exists '...
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Is unintentional orgasm a sin?

From some day , I suddenly get a dirty thought I fight with that thought and then try to keep still but I do not know what was wrong with me it was my asr Salah time my wudu break 3 time and than I ...
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Are people held accountable for the sins they committed unknowingly before puberty?

I am a female, 16 years old. I was assaulted by my uncle at age 9 to 11. I was a sexually curious child, and after those events, I became more curious. Before puberty at age 12, I tried to experiment ...
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Minor lie in order to avoid mother's temper? sinful?

I feed a cat that isn't ours. I don't know if the owner neglects her etc. but she always comes to our house hungry. Sometimes I buy cat food but other times when it runs out I get food from the ...
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Ruling on when someone performs salah infront of you?

AOA. Once someone prayed infront of me while i was laying on a sofa. It was dark at that time. Have i commited a sin? As i didnt move to the side.
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Is it true all sins(even the worst one) are forgiven when a non Muslim accept Islam by heart? [duplicate]

I have heared and also when I was accepting Islam they told me that now "your all past sins are forgiven can anyone tell me any verse from the sunnah or Quran .
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Can I be forgiven forse all of the things that I've done? [closed]

I know that this isn't the theme of the discussion But I wanted to confess what I've done and I wanted to know if I can be forgiven. I watched porn ,hentai and I masturbated watching them 3 times ...
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If you were in the middle of sinning but it's prayer time you must still pray?

Suppose you were going to rob a bank and you heard the Adhaan so you stop to pray (it's Fardh) and then rob the bank - the prayer may well be worthless and "hypocritical" but you have obeyed Allah in ...
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Touching feet and saying namaste in another sense is it allowed? [closed]

I recently accepted Islam. Before becoming Muslim, I used to touch the feet of all elders, and also used to say them "Namaste." I just found out it is shirk, but my mom forces me to do that. Can I ...
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If Allah forgives a sin, is there no punishment for it in the hereafter?

I asked a question at Christianity.SE (now closed), and a comment by Destynation Y says: .. the Catholic Church teaches that forgiveness of sin is not [equivalent] with annulment of punishment for ...
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Do we need Satan?

In Sahih Muslim 6621 and 6622 we see Muhammad giving the consequences of us if we were not to sin. Abu Ayyub Ansari reported that Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said: If you were not to commit sins, Allah ...
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Are incest fantasies haram?

I have been fantasizing about my mother and sister since I was 17. Now I'm 25 and I still turned-on when I have such feelings. It is really the only thing that makes me happy. I'm not willing to act ...
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Is Approaching haraam is like done it

I have read in a website that if a man approaches a haram deed like, “Zina” but fails, then he is considered as he has done it even if penetration does not occur. If so, is he considers a zani and ...
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Asking Allah for forgiveness for certain acts committed out of ignorance or forgetfulness

I am a new Muslim, and it is hard to sometimes remember what is permitted and what is not. I recently had relations with my wife and realized that some of what we did may (or may not) be permissible ...
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Asking someone to Swear

Zaid is a liar, He borrowed some money from me. After sometime he denied and he started telling lying. When issue reached high I told him to take swear of Allah and He swear (false) that He (Zaid) did ...
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Sin and punishment for using sex toys?

What kind of sin is using adult sex toys and what will be punishment in afterlife for that? Is it same as fornication? Mentioned that for someone who does masturbating, would it be more ...
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Is using VPN haram?

I want to buy books and movies from sites that are only specific to certain areas. I want to pay but I can't. When I use VPN I can access those page and buy. Sites like hotstar, popcornflix, etc. Is ...
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Does fasting Ashura expiate all sins minor and major?

I have read differing positions on this, but I have yet to see any definitive evidence for either positions. It doesn't necessarily have to be Ashura, it could be Arafah or any related fasting that ...
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Is using “Lord” in a nickname or the sort haram?

What is the ruling of using the word lord in a nickname or anything of the sort?
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What does Islam say about Superstiotns [closed]

Things like breaking mirrors bringing bad luck and such I only ask for educational purposes and nothing else thank you for you're answers Ive Just never found a answer on this topic before
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Is what I mentioned here on text is a disbelief?

Long ago at age of 15, thelast night I was a Christian, my Muslim father asked me who was the last prophet? I answered him Jesus,then my father asked one more,who is the last prophet? I replayed: I ...
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Are sins I committed prior to converting to Islam forgivable?

I thought about converting for years until I decided not to. I thought I was trapped in a sinful life full of vice and blasphemy. One day I was burning paperwork and old books in my stove, and ...
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Do depressed people go to hell for having rebellious thoughts or commit suicide?

What is the Islamic rule for people with mental illnesses, such as depression, anxiety or schizophrenia who commit suicide? Or someone having negative thoughts about life, other people and themselves. ...
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Does the process of repentance differ significantly based on the sin?

The question How does one repent in Islam? asks about repenting from sins in general. I attempted to answer it, and the general conclusion was basically: Sincerely ask for forgiveness. Perform good ...
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How can someone repent if that are afraid they might re-commit a sin?

There are 3 conditions for a sin to be forgiven: You abstain from the sin You regret the evil you have committed You make a sincere promise to not commit the sin again However, what if a person who ...
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Could someone during the time of the Prophet have declared something haram or halal without a basis in the Qur'an nor Sunnah?

Without specific definition in Quran, or Muḥammad (saws) direct comment or guideline (like hadith), can his companions or other tabi'un forbid or allow something, in regard to halal and haram in Islam?...