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Sins on the past

Answered by Fatwaa.com

Assalamualaikum..I am studying on class 10th and my uncle,aunties always tells me some work to do so for example .if someone tells me go to market and buy one shirt for me and the shirt price is 700 and i told him that its price is 800 and i eaten 100 rupees from his/her money… read more »

Porn greater or Drinking wine greater

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Dear Brother, Is Watching Porn Gunah e Sagheerah OR Gunah e Kabeera? where is more Sin, In watching porn or in Drinking wine? Bundle of Thanks Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, Every sin is serious and detrimental, and is a means of distancing from Allah. After showering us with so many favours… read more »

Raffling an Item

Answered by DaruliftaaZambia.com

Question Are these competitions allowed? ‘Stand a chance to win a fish bowl by entering your name and number in a draw box just for K10. Lucky draw wins the fish bowl.’ Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The scenario in reference is a raffle,… read more »

Doubt of Kufr

Answered by DaruliftaaZambia.com

Question As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Is it kufr to repent of having done or say something halal? For example if a person says « I repent that I have said “why ?” » did he commit an act of kufr.   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum… read more »

Istighfar/Seeking forgiveness before sleeping

Answered by HadithAnswers.com

What is the status of this Hadith? Narrated Abu Sa’id (radiyallahu ‘anhu) that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever says when he goes to bed thrice: ‘I seek the forgiveness of Allah, the one whom there’s none worthy of worship except for him the Living the Sustainer and I repent to him’ Allah shall forgive him his sins …

Explanation of the Hadith: ‘If you did not sin’

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What is the meaning of the following Hadith? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘By that being in whose control/possession lies my soul, if you did not sin, Allah [Ta’ala] would have had way with you and brought a nation that would sin and then seek forgiveness from Allah. He would then forgive them.’

How does one repent for backbiting?

Answered by TheMufti.com

Q. Do you have to seek the forgiveness of a person who you backbite or is Taubah enough? A. In this regard, there are two situations: a) The person who had been backbit is unaware of it. In this case, Taubah and Istighfaar will be sufficient. b) The person who had been backbit is aware… read more »