Questions tagged [tawba]

The word Tawbah (Repentance) in Arabic literally means 'to return'. It is to return to Allah seek forgiveness from a sin and resolve to never go back to it.

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Is this haram what I did? Please answer I’m really scared

Once in school my Muslim friend got in trouble for doing something to another kid. Then a few days after he had a conversation with that kid and he tells me that the kid called him something very bad. ...
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If someone misses years worth of salah and but he intends to make up for it, will he go hell?

I am asking this question because of a story i heard about a man who killed 100 people and was intending to repent but on the way it was time for his death and the angels from heaven and hell came. ...
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Repentance and Innovation

Asalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. There is an authentic hadith that the repentance of one is blocked until he stops his innnovation. So if a person has repented from previous sins whilst ...
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How to get all your sins forgiven?

How can I get all my sins forgiven without going on hajj
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Will Allah (S.W.T) forgive me for this sin?

I committed shirk and then after sometime I asked repentance from Allah (S.W.T). So will Allah (S.W.T) forgive me
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I think that because of my sins, my dua may not be getting accepted

Assalam-O-Alaikum Wrwb, I am a young Muslim man and I have found out that I have been "repenting and then repeating." By this, I mean I have been committing sin (I am abhorred to admit that ...
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What if you make fun of a mentally ill person?

I have a cousin who is mentally ill. I often made fun of her. I didn’t do it directly infront of her but infront of other people and with my mom. Now i am extremely ashamed of it. I am afraid her ...
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What Satan really wants

Then I will come to them from before them and from behind them and on their right and on their left, and You will not find most of them grateful [to You]." —The Qur'an 7:17 Satan is more ...
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How to ask forgiveness for wishing someone's death? [duplicate]

I am a girl in my twenties. I wish to get married. But i don’t want to live with my in laws. I am not married. But i wished my in laws to die already. I am extremely regretful for wishing something ...
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General Repentance

I don't want to repent from certain sin. I want to make a general TAOBAH including all sins of past and abstaining from it in future. Should I feel remorse for every sin that I remember or be ...
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Do sins need to be paid for?

Christians believe that Jesus died for their sins and God needed that to happen because there must be a sacrifice to the sin and it just can't be removed as that will make God unjust, also they claim ...
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Prophet Abraham asking Allah to accept their repentance upon completing the House of Allah

Our Lord, and make us Muslims [in submission] to You and from our descendants a Muslim nation [in submission] to You. And show us our rites and accept our repentance. Indeed, You are the Accepting of ...
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Is this Kufr and how to repent?

I watched tarot card videos on YouTube before a test.i watched a few of them .I believed in them that night but I realized it was wrong and in the morning I stopped believing them. I know it is a sin ...
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Can I give sadaqah for stealing as repentance

Salam I stole some money from someone from my family in my childhood 8-9years old And now I’m 18 all I think about is the sin I have committed since I have grown up I thought about telling my mom ...
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Will ALLAH forgive my premarital relationship with my girlfriend

ASSALAMULAIKUN. I have a girlfriend whom I really love, I only love her and have my conversations with her. I don't maintain serious relationships with any other girls. Our relationship have ...
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That prophet that cried for years for making the wrong judgment in giving that sheep. What's the use of crying for years? Why? Tawba is easy

assalamualaikum. There is a story of a prophet that cried for years for the mistake of giving that only sheep to the wrong person. Similar stories of great people crying for years for the sin of even ...
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Repentance for theft

Salam, if you want to repent for stealing but are unable to find the person so you give the money to charity, but you then find the person, must you go and give the money to them as well?
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I had pre-marital intercourse, can I be forgiven? [duplicate]

May Allah(SWT) forgive me for my sins I am 16 and I had pre-marital sex with my girlfriend. I am so scared that I had impregnanted her but after what I had did, I started praying 5 times a day and ...
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How to demonstrate Taubah?

As-salamu Alaykum, I am aware that Tawba’s conditions are to stop doing the sin, regretting and resolving never to do it again. Now my question is, is this something you orally declare you are ...
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Sins that are done in confusion

What if a person is unable to understand what he is doing or feeling and in order to figure it out if he does that thing (which is a sin), but he did not have that intention (the intention to tale ...
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How do I seek forgiveness in ramadan?

I am a sinner and I need forgiveness.What ayahs should I recite and what is the best way to ask for forgiveness and which time is the best to ask for forgiveness?
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How to repent after using pirated software?

I have used many pirated software.As an student I often have to use these for education.but I never use it for financial benefits.So how can I repent.Do I have to pay them back or repentance to Allah ...
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Sin and tawaba in Ramadan

I read Quran and i pray 5 times a day but today is Ramadan and I did a bad sin by mistake I didn't feel anything when I did sin I forgot about everything but after the sin I was really sad that I did ...
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Did i commit shirk?

I was on Youtube recently and a video came on my homepage. the title was "what does your husband look like later" i clicked on it and i had to choose a card. And then she started to tell things. but I ...
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Is it enough to advise someone on stopping with a sin without telling them evidences?

Asking this because a few months ago i was watching/a fan of a tv show which i now realize is haram (few curse words, some inappropiate scenes). I'm saying “realize” because i used to watch it (and ...
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I don't understand the story of the man who killed 99

So there's a story of a man who killed 99 people which I'm sure many are familiar with. When Allah sends the angels down and they measure the distance the man was to the town of sin and compare it to ...
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Will Allah swt ever forgive me and answer my duas?

AoA, I became friends with this boy more than a year ago and we are both in college and only 20 years old. As we got closer and I got to know him more I fell in love with him and then some stuff ...
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How Allah forgive me

I m a married women.I had sex with my boyfriend who is already married. Now we both are feeling shameful and discontinue Will Allah forgive me for our sins? Do I have to tell my husband about this?
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Is it necessary to ask forgiveness from that person who has been told about zinah comitted by a person?

If someone commits zinah and tells about it to someone else to get relieved from sorrow, is it necessary to ask forgiveness from the person with whom he or she shared the incident in case of istighfar ...
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How will Allah forgive me after shouting at my father?

My parents fight so much. My father screams at my mother and sometimes hit her (lightly) but it affects me and everyone in the house because we get scared. One day my father was super angry and ...
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Evil thoughts during salah [duplicate]

Asalamualaikum I wanted to know some remedy for evil thoughts ....... actually worse than evil .....I get these thoughts especially during salah I don't understand why ....This thing is driving me ...
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I made a promise with a condition but later I broke it, how to do repentance? [duplicate]

I made a promise to Allah that I will not consume onion for four month if my husband loves me forever but unfortunately I consume chips which made up of onion powder. I am feeling so guilty, depressed ...
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I have exposed my sin [duplicate]

I am a 17 year old Muslim female and I have exposed a sin I commited to many of my friends. At the time, I revealed it because I wanted advice but I did not know that revealing my sins to others is a ...
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What sins are not forgiven because of lack of guidance?

I am looking for scholarly discussions or classifications for types of sins that are not forgiven due to lack of guidance. Obviously, the most well-known sin that is forgiven because there was no ...
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Forget your sin and move forward

Should we forget our previous sin after true repntance as it is not allowing to move forward i m totally stucked always thinks about previou sin. I m not able to focus on my study what should i do??
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Repentance from a misdeed: Is there a chance that Allah may forgive me?

Assalamualaikum My sin present on internet will Allah Forgive me
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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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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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Is ejaculating on one self haram

My friend when he was 13 slept with his 6 year old brother wearing clothes and penetrated his penis in between his brothers gluten and rubbed his penis on his brother's penis and ejaculate on himself. ...
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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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How to get a dua accepted?

How to get my dua answered? How to earn Allah's mercy? I have been praying desperately for past many months but life still is not improving significantly. Sometimes things improve and then they become ...
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If Muslim university student sins in a non-Muslim country (by e.g. drinking alcohol), will his repentance be accepted?

If a Muslim university student who was born in a non Muslim country has been in a company with non-Muslims, he has sinned out of ignorance (by e.g. drinking alcohol) with them, then regrets what he ...
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How can one determine whether another has sincerely repented?

I'm considering marrying a man, but he had sexual intercourse with a male-to-female pre-op transsexual. He explains it to be a phase one he has "got out of his system", saying it's a curiosity and a ...
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Is it possible to repent from suicide?

Suicide is haram; see e.g. Qur'an 4:29 (do not kill yourselves [or one another]) and What does Islam say about suicide? and Is suicide forbidden in the Qur'an?. However, while suicide is often ...
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Is there a hadith on repentance that says “Repentance is sorrow”?

I remember reading a hadith where our beloved Prophet(peace be upon him) said: "Repentance is sorrow"(note that it is the English translation and may not accurately describe the arabic meaning) ...
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How do I ask Allah to forgive me for my past life and lying about it to protect my wife?

Before I accepted Islam, I led a pretty disgraceful life. It has led to terrible marriage problems. When my wife asks me for information on the things I did (she is not Muslim), I do not tell her the ...
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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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Is making tawbah sufficient for lying when swearing on the Quran?

I swore on the Quran while lying and I'm very regretful of my sin, very. I can not fast 3 days or feed 10 people. Or pay the fee of committing this sin (reasons). I made tawbah and prayed and made ...
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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 ...