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The Lord of Forgiveness 03 – Shaykh Muhammad Abu Bakr Ba Dhib

This is part of the series presented in Ramadan 2018: “The Foremost Way of Seeking Forgiveness: Sayyid al Istighfar Explained, by Shaykh Muhammad Abu Bakr Ba-Dhib. In this segment, translated by Shaykh Yahya Rhodus, Shayk Ba-Dhib continues looking at some of the many points of knowledge found in this formula, and what makes it the […]

Stations of the Wayfarers (Part 3), by Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Stations of the Wayfarers (Part 3), by Shaykh Walead Mosaad Capturing the Spirit of Ramadan Mercy, Forgiveness, and Salvation Every night our Ramadan scholars will explore one of the three key spiritual goals of Ramadan. Each talk will conclude with a dynamic conversation as we explore mercy, forgiveness and salvation deeply and see how we […]

Will Allah Ever Forgive Me After I Repeatedly Sin?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam alaikum, Is there any hope for me to repent to Allah after all of these sins I committed? My sins have increased so much. I’m scared of asking Allah for forgiveness and I’m shy and ashamed. Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you […]

Consciousness Beyond Mindfulness – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

Click here to listen to the audio ‘O you who have believed, fear Allah. And let every soul look to what it has put forth for tomorrow…’  (Surah al-Hashr, Verse 18) In this audio, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad talks about the importance of attentiveness and self-awareness. He also describes the journey to full consciousness through […]

Is Regret a Blessing from Allah?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Is regret a blessing from Allah? Does Allah wait for the call of forgiveness when His slave sins? Is there any Hadith or verse from the Quran regarding these? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. […]

How Do I Strengthen My Faith and Truly Repent?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question:1) How can one be firm in faith? What causes faith not to stay firm in the heart? 2) I know we have to repent immediately for sins but my repentance is not sincere as there is no strong remorse, so how can I truly repent? Please help me. […]

Will Allah Forgive Someone Who I Forgive for Wronging Me?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: My father was negligent and did not fulfill his obligatory duties towards me. He had children from a second marriage who got all the inheritance. I did not stake any claim and forgave him.   What I want to know is whether my father will be forgiven by […]

Does Allah Only Accept Repentance From Those Who Commit Evil “In Ignorance”? – An Explanation of Qur’an 4:17

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Could you please clarify this issue for me? I have no doubt that Allah accepts the repentance from his slaves. This is evident from numerous passages of the Quran. In Surah Nisaa verse 17 it states that Allah only accepts repentance from those who do evil in ignorance […]

The Hadiths of the Man Who Killed 99 People and Loving for Your Brother What You Love For Yourself

Answered by Ustadha Sulma Badrudduja Question: There is a hadith of a man who killed 99 people, then asked a scholar if there was repentance for him.  The scholar said no, so the man killed him. Then he want to another scholar who said there is repentance for him if he leaves his city of bad […]

A Reader on Tawba (Repentance)

Is Repentance Always Accepted? What is Sincere Repentance? How Do You Know If Your Repentance is Sincere? Chapter on Repentance: From Imam Nawawi’s Gardens of the Righteous Prayer of Repentance: Salat al-Tawba Does Sincere Repentance Eradicate Sin? What is the Difference Between ”Tawbah”, ”Inabah”, and ”Awba”?   Tackling Homosexual Feelings: Supplication, Repentance, and Going Cold […]