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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Will Allah forgive me for repenting this sin (masturbation) so many times? [closed]

I am a 16 year old Muslim boy. I discovered masturbation at the end of my 7th grade and have been addicted to it since then. I didn’t know it was Haraam. One day, I read an article about it and really ...
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I have ceased contact with a boy I sinned with, but described this sin to my friends. How do I repent this, and repent backbiting? [closed]

I do my religious duties but have sinned recently. Recently I was in a relationship (for 6 months) and we have crossed the line a few times (in the first 3 months) were we kissed and touched like ...
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I committed zina (adulatery) and I feel ashamed

Few years back, I committed zina and at that time I didn't even realize I have spoiled myself and my soul. In last Ramadan, I fasted for whole month and I am little more inclined towards the true ...
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Tawbah for a repeated sin?

I wonder if a sin that is repeated after one made tawbah (repentance) will the first sin be forgiven or will the tawbah not count since I read one of the conditions of tawbah is sincerely not to ...
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What should I do to repent from backbiting?

I used to make fun of other people and done some backbitings too. Now after knowing the bad consequence of it, I feel very afraid. It is not possible for me to go to each and every of those people and ...
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How to repent from apostasy? [duplicate]

What is the process of repentance? I know about the feeling of regret and the resolve to never repeat the sin again that form the basis of repentance but is there a prayer that has to be said by a ...
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How to avoid masturbation and sincerly repent doing it? [duplicate]

Assalamualikum, i hope i can get answers because i am desperate, I'm a 19 years old girl, i used masturbate in the past by watching explicit images (astaghfirullah), but since i started praying ...
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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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Do I still have a chance to enter Jannah, after purposely and knowingly committing shirk?

I feel like I might have committed shirk purposely and knowingly after I accepted Islam. Do you think Allah can forgive? Ever since I found out, I can't move on and my mental health is in bad ...
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Rubbing of covered private parts together without intercourse. Does it come under zina?

I wanted to know if rubbing of the covered private parts together without intercourse is zina or not. What is the punishment for it? I have done this grave mistake. And I feel ashamed of myself. ...
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How to repent from accidentally eaten pork? [duplicate]

Yesterday, I have unknowingly eaten a burger that most probably had pork inside. I was at school, we just won the house cup, we were celebrating, and then they started serving us burgers. I asked ...
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How can I be forgiven for terrible thoughts towards Allah, the Prophet and the Qur'an?

I've been experiencing such terrible thoughts about Allah (SWT), the Prophet (PBUH) and even the Qur'an. They are so disrespectful and wrong and I don't know how to get rid of them. Every day I cry ...
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How to repent for apostasy?

I have committed apostasy several years ago, but in secret. Then I reintroduced myself back to Islam. But I didn't know that I should've repented in 3 days, now I do know that ruling. I still haven't ...
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How should we repent for masturbation, formerly being homosexual, bisexual, or crossdresser? [duplicate]

How should we repent for masturbation, formerly being homosexual, bisexual, or crossdresser? Is praying 2 rakats and not committing the same sin is enough, or should we do more to fully repent?
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How to repent from lying?

As everyone knows, lying is one of the great and major sins. Let's say, at some point, a person lied a small lie. How can he repent? Does he need to tell whom he lied to the truth? Or is it enough to ...
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Is tawba acceptable for pre-marital sexual videos my boyfriend put on the internet?

I have committed illegal sexual relationship with my boyfriend and made some videos. Now he put those videos on the internet. Now I am very much depressed about what I did. Is my tawba acceptable?
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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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How can an acting homosexual return to an Islamic life and be rescued by Allah?

If no one knows a person practised this sin, and they realize and come back to the Islamic life, then how can they get rescued by Allah? I again mention that nobody knows except the wrongdoers.
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Is unconsciously committing a sin still a sin?

What is the ruling on one who commits sins unconsciously? For example, he has a blasphemous thought but when he realizes the meaning of what he said he immediately fears the wrath of Allah(Subhana ...
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Did I commit a great sin by having intercourse with my same-sex cousin, and will Allah forgive me? [duplicate]

My cousin and I were alone last night and we were bored. He tempted me to have intercourse with him. I'm a boy and so is he. It was such a situation for me that I couldn't reject, but now I am very ...
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Sujood, and Salat Tawba

Can I ask Allah in Salat in Sujood of Dua in my own language? I don't know how to make Duas in Arabic. And one more thing: like this sujood, as you all may have heard of Salat Tawba. Can I perform the ...
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repent & seeking forgiveness after cumming out during fast in ramadan

if a teenager failed to control his hormones and sexual organs and he just ejaculated during fast in Ramadan what can he do to repent for his deed immediately and to seek ALLAH'S forgiveness as quick ...
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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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how can i fix myself as a muslim? [closed]

Brothers and sisters I am a 14 year year old boy who is addicted to masturbation. Here is my story. Ever since I was seven, I lied to my parents about praying. I hated the Quran and Allah (...
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How can I repent for thinking of praying like my non-Muslim friends, which I later learned could be considered shirk?

When I was at age of 18-19, even though I could read the Quran at that time (Arabic), perform salah and fasted the full month on Ramadhan, I didn't know what "shirk" is, didn't heard of this word ...
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How to repent for stealing in my childhood?

I stole when I was very young, most when I was below puberty, so I am forgiven by default, but do I still have to make up for it? I even stole after I passed puberty, but still very young, now ...
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Did Allah know that, in the future, my friend was going to struggle for her past sins?

My friend recently told me a thought just came to her mind, of a sin she committed three years ago and is now haunting her. That's all she thinks about. She said at the time, she barely turned to ...
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Can you repent for doing shirk?

Can someone repent for shirk? Like repent in this life, and could be forgiven? Or you can't repent for shirk at all, and you are doomed, maybe? Can someone tell me, are you able to repent for shirk or ...
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I made an oath with Allah but I couldn't fullfill it

I promised to Allah that I wont to some specific deed for 2 months and if I do then count me as a Kafir, Unfortunately I broke the promise 1 day before the time. So, now I am kafir. What should I do ...
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Is it true that you have to say “astagafirullah” 100x times for him to accept ones forgivenes? [closed]

I read someone said it is & it was my first time ive known it, but i still have doubts about it.
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Evil life compared to a good life

Salam, My question is imagine person A has committed sins all their life and major sins but is muslim still and person B is God fearing, sincere, does all the islamic obligations. So the good deeds ...
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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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Will Allah forgive me for backbiting in the past since I didn't know?

I used to but now that I have recently found out it is sinful, will Allah forgive me?
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Is it possible to ask Allah swt to forgive All of my past, present, and future Sins?

Allah is the most merciful and his mercy is infinite, so I really hope that Allah is able to accept this request of mine.
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Will Allah forgive us for a sin that we commit knowing that it is haram?

Will Allah forgive us for a sin that we commit knowing that it is haram but we plan to ask for forgiveness later? For example, I know what I am about to do is haram but I have a plan to ask for Allah'...
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How does an apostate “rebecome” a Muslim again?

If someone leaves Islam, either for a short of a long period of time, and later wants to come back and repent, what are the necessary steps? Should he just repent to Allah (as other sins)? Or should ...
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Do I have to do my Shahada again?

If I haven't prayed for a long time and even done acts forbidden in Islam, but I repented and want to become a better person again, following Islam, do I have to do my Shahada again?
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Kaffara for not being able to pay borrowed money

I owe several people some money. I calculated the total to be around $500. How I owe them is pretty shameful to say, it is close to stealing. Although they would probably never know I owe them, but I ...
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How does one repent in Islam?

Everybody sins from time to time, either intentionally or unintentionally. When we discover that we have sinned, is there any way to make up for having committed that sin? If so, how do we do that? ...
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What do I do if I intentionally break my fast?

During the month of Ramadan, I intentionally broke my fast. What should I do to make up for the broken fast?
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Allah is merciful, then why didn't HE forgive Eblees?

Allah Forgave Adam and Eve for their sins after they ate from the forbidden tree. Allah forgive all of our sins as he promised if we commit Tawbah. The books of hadith are full of hadiths about how ...

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