seeking forgiveness | About Islam
Home > Tag: seeking forgiveness

Tag: seeking forgiveness

I Spoke Badly Behind Someone's Back, What Should I Do?

I Spoke Badly Behind Someone's Back, What Should I Do?

Is it obligatory for a person who engaged in backbiting to repent to Allah? Is it necessary to seek the forgiveness of the person about whom he gossiped? Does he have to tell him what he said about him? Or Is it sufficient to ask his forgiveness without telling him what was said? What Should …

How Seeking Forgiveness Brings Tranquility in Our Hearts

How Seeking Forgiveness Brings Tranquility to Our Hearts

When we constantly go back to God, seeking His forgiveness, we are reminded. We become humble, because we are forced to face these minor sins that weigh heavily on our hearts and through that our hearts are cleansed. Because we face our sins, we are…

I Think I’ve Committed Shirk; I’m Scared

I Think I’ve Committed Shirk; I’m Scared

In this counseling answer: • If you have sincerely repented and said shahada Allah will and has forgiven you. • Replace the negative statement with a positive. As Salamu Alaykum brother, Thank you for writing to us. As I understand your question, you stated when you were 16 you developed an interest in Egypt. You …

Repentance and Asking for Forgiveness- Any Difference?

Repentance and Asking for Forgiveness- Any Difference?

We may now ask the question: when is the best time during the course of the day to seek forgiveness? There is of course no special time to seek the forgiveness of Allah. But perhaps one of the best occasions is the early hours of each day, which the Quran…

8 Benefits of Istighfar From the Quran

8 Benefits of Istighfar From the Quran

Istighfar is what removes our sins and helps us attain the goal of Paradise. But what other benefits does istighfar bring? Allah always gives more than we ask. We ask for forgiveness, and these are the eight things that Allah gives us!

I Asked for Forgiveness, But My Husband Divorced Me

I Asked for Forgiveness, But My Husband Divorced Me

In this counseling answer: “Suppose you made mistakes during your little time in marriage, as humans, we all make mistakes. But when you sought forgiveness, your in-laws should have had the spirit of forgiving. It seemed as your mother-in-law was intent to have you divorced since the way she “threatened” you and your family about the …

I Found Out I Was My Husband’s Secret Second Wife

I Found Out I Was My Husband’s Secret Second Wife

In this counseling answer: “Allah (swt) will not judge you for what you didn’t know. As a good wife, you trusted your husband. As your husband is now gone, he can’t rectify his mistakes. So, it is advised to try forgiving him and ask Allah (swt) for his forgiveness.” Wa ’Alaikum Salaam wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh sister, Certainly, …

Repentance is Not Seeking Forgiveness - How?

The difference between seeking forgiveness for a sin and repenting is that seeking forgiveness is for all sins, whereas repentance is a specific formula for major sins. Our scholars teach us that there are 4 steps to pure repentance…



find out more!