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How to Be Consistent

Shaykh Abdul Rahim Reasat gives advice on how to overcome doubts about one’s faith, and to seek help against self-sabotage.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have a question about consistency in my ibada. Honestly, sometimes I feel like not being honest in them because I’m not consistent like in my […]

How to Repent When It Involves Right of Others?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I am concerned with instances where I may have infringe other’s rights. I am scared my tawbah will not be accepted until I repair everything and I’m not 100% sure as to how to go about doing that.Could you please offer some advices on how to allow […]

Will We Be Forgiven for Major Sins Committed in the Past?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Me and my spouse knew one another prior to our marriage. We ended up having intimacy together and sexual intercourse. We fear that we have committed a major sin numerously. What should we do? We are worried and often get upset over this? Can we be forgiven […]

Is It Too Late for Me to Be Forgiven by Allah?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I was born to Muslim parents, but did not practice Islam at all during my college years. I essentially lived like a disbeliever. I feel so far away from Islam. Is it possible for me to return? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this […]

Is Repentance Accepted If You Sin Again? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Is repentance accepted if you sin again? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned to […]

Would I Need to Repent From Intending a Sin Despite Not Commiting It?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Am I sinful if I intend to commit a sin and come near to committing it but refrain from doing so? Would I still need to repent? Answer: assalamu alaykum If someone intends to commit a sin, the majority of scholars stated that he or she would not be […]

Worshipping in a Room One Commits a Sin In?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: If one committed sins in a particular room, is there something you can do to start over and make that room a place of worship? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Merciful and Compassionate I hope you’re doing well, insha’Allah. May Allah bless you for your evident remorse–which […]

Is an Expiation Necessary for Not Fasting During Ramadan?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, A Muslim, ignorant of the importance of fasting in Ramadan, did not fast nor make the intention to fast for many years. After repenting he calculated he had missed about 400 fasts in his life. Does he have to make up the 400 fasts? Is an expiation […]

What Are the Conditions for Repentance in Islam?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, For repentance, would it be enough to stop the sin, make dua for forgiveness of that sin and then never to return to that sin? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. The third condition is to feel remorse over […]

I Committed Sexual Misdeeds: What Must I Do to Repent?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: I committed some sexual indiscretions due to some errors in judgment with respect to some company that I had begun to keep. I realize that it was a mistake, but what do I need to do to repent? I feel ashamed, guilty, and fear falling into despair. Answer: Walaikum […]