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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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What should I do to seek forgiveness for homosexual sexual relations (not anal sex)?

I have had homosexual urges for years and the other day I had homosexual relations with a man. We did not have anal sex but we did "other sexual things". I am a Hanafi Muslim and I felt bad and I ...
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After switching from pirated software to free software will my work still be haram?

I am still in school and going to college this year InshaAllah. The announcement received May 27th at state universities, may Allah bless my college. I want to take computer science. The problem is ...
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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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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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How should I repent for peeking into a family home knowing it was haram?

I peeked in on a family's home through their blinds and had the intention that I was doing this because it was haram, and was kinda mocking it. I hate what I did and don't really know what I was ...
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When and why does Allah's mercy become unavailable?

I have read that the "doors of mercy" are open until the day when the Sun changes direction. However recently I heard that the doors of mercy will shut when a smoke enters the Earth as a sign that ...
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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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How do I repent from swearing by something other than Allah, without knowing it amounts to shirk?

Three weeks ago, I first heard about the sin of shirk. I read about it, and I found that swearing by anything other than Allah is shirk. I sometimes used to swear by my mother. Can Allah forgive me ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What to recite for asking forgiveness?

There is a Hadith in Abu dawood that says, "If anyone continually asks pardon, Allah will appoint for him a way out of every distress, and a relief from every anxiety, and will provide for him from ...
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My sins Deleted?

AOA, I know the Hadith that mentions that my Good deeds might be deleted, Believe me I try to avoid it, yesterday I was trying to watch some stuff, however during that I remembered that Allah was ...
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Can I repent from a sin that I got cursed for?

Okay so I already knew that plucking eyebrows is impermissible and I actually had no problem with it, however I heard that excess hair can be cleaned up. Today I got really insecure and removed extra ...
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Walking in front of a person who’s praying

So I was really sad about a certain situation which is why I was very absent-minded and I walked into the bedroom without paying attention & I accidentally laid down on the bed without noticing ...
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Is this forgivable

If anyone is addicted to a major sin but then he leaves the sin for Allah and he does tawbah and promises never to repeat it again does Allah forgive him? Jazak Allah
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Is there any such a dhikr?

ASALAMUALAKUM. I have a question...i heard that there is this dhikr or dua that if you say it then Allah will wipe out your major sins called " Astagfirulah al adheem al lazi la ilaha ila huwal ...
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Does Allah forgive disobeying and insulting parents even after punishment?

I‘m a 15 year-old boy and unfortunately, since my childhood, I have always been very aggressive and disrespectful to my mother and my father. A couple of months ago, I would always shout at my parents ...
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Shirk accidentally by swearing

My mother was talking on the phone and I heard her say “I swear to my kids” I asked her about it and she said she knows it’s haram but she just wanted the person on the phone to believe her. I told ...
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Backbiting and cursing family

I was angry at my family for some personal stuff going on and I talked bad about them with someone else. They don’t know but I said some horrible stuff like how they can die and go to hell. I ...
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Are All sins forgivable if one asks forgiveness before death and dosen't repeat those sins

Salam i want to know that there are major sins and minor sins in Islam so if some one commits major sins because minor sins are forgiven with tawbah but if someone does limited major sins, minor shirk,...
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Is this lie okay in islam?

I told a lie about being a victim of sexual abuse to a person that makes harsh comments about sexual abuse. However, I did this to stop them from making these comments as they were affecting the girls ...
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Cursing oneself in Islam with Quranic Verses

I would like to learn the ayah that says this: It is the Tenth Ayah for Surah Al-Baqarah. (Translation, — Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din al-Hilali & Muhammad Muhsin Khan) In their hearts is a disease (of ...
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Am I committing shirk?

When I was about 14, I used to watch Naruto, I used to do their jutsu (techniques) but as an act and for playing and never did like it will ever happen and do not believe in it, I just used to play ...
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If you feel remorse and sincerely repent can Allah forgive third party

I know I asked this question before but if you sincerely repent feel remorse and any kind of third party and you promise Allah never to return to this can he forgive you because some people say Allah ...
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Will reciting this dua 3 times a day forgive all my sins?

I rade a hadith, This one: https://images.app.goo.gl/LWXFfpdKmc8YvxN37 In that it's writen that whoever reads this dua will be forgiven all his sins, so my question is will shirk also be forgiven by ...
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What does this hadith mean.?

There is a hadith that says: "If a person commits shirk and dies in the state of that will go in hell". Does this mean if a person commits shirk but reads shahada and becomes a muslim again, ...
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Masturbating in Ramadan

I wanted to ask if God will forgive me for masturbating in Ramadan, I am a teen and I am unfortunately addicted to masturbation, so I promised myself that This Ramadan I won't masturbate which was the ...
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How to repent from all the sins a person has comitted?

Can you please tell me how can I ask forgiveness from all the sins I have committed, and will shirk also be forgiven by that because I have comitted many shirk when I was between 12 and 13 and I was ...
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If I recite this du'a 3 times are all my major and minor sins forgiven?

If I read Astagfiru-l-Laaha-l Azim allazi la ilaaha illa huw al-haiy al-Qaiyyum wa attubu ilayhi 3 times, are all my sins major sins and minor sins forgiven? And shirk too because I have commited ...
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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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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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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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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 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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If I truly repented for a major sin I had once committed, will it still show up in my records on Judgement Day?

Let’s pretend I do a major sin and then inshallah do a perfect taubah and never do that sin ever again. Will it still show up in my records on Judgement Day?
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Will Allah forgive me if i repent

I want to know that is a person asks for forgiveness from All sins major or minor even from shirk if he repents then can he be forgiven if the person commits even the bigest sin of all but seeks ...
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What do I do in this case, is this Kufr?

I remember around three-two years, ago in a fit of rage, I insulted Allah, most merciful, most gracious. (I’m currently 15.) Now, I’ve been anxious to my mind,and have been having very bad thoughts ...
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If a person tells he will commit a sin and then repent intentionally but then regret his sin, will he be forgiven?

If a person commits a sin intentionally and then tells he will ask for forgiveness , but then regrets the sin, will he be forgiven?
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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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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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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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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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I watched porn and masturbated twice in ramadan How do I ask for forgivness? Will Allah forgive my sins? What do I have to do to make up for this fast

I watched porn and masturbated twice in the same day this ramadan. How do I ask for forgivness? Will Allah forgive my sins? What do I have to do to make up for this fast
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I've had gay sex, how can I ask for forgiveness

I'm not GAY because I don't have feelings for mens, I love womens. But I've been Bi-Curious lately and I ended up taking BJ from a guy. We did it 3-4 times. Now I regret it and want to ask for ...