It is not possible for anyone to remain free of sin or make a mistake.If you want to be a good Muslim, you need to reflect on what you have done, ask Allah for forgiveness, and not repeat the behavior again.Asking at the right times and using special words can increase the power of your prayers.Acts of kindness and charity can help purify your heart if you want to do more to seek forgiveness.
Step 1: Pick out your mistake or sin.
It is important to realize that you have deviated from Allah’s guidance.What did you do, why you did it, and how has it affected you?Accept your mistakes, clear your mind, and think openly.Take responsibility for your actions.Each choice you make has consequences, whether positive or negative.A veil over the heart can be created by sins.You can get rid of this separation by asking for forgiveness.Ask Allah to forgive you if you make a mistake.You can learn from it and use it to improve yourself.
Step 2: You really want to ask for forgiveness.
Don’t ask for forgiveness because other people are trying to get you to do so.If they know that you have committed a sin, they will suggest you ask for forgiveness.Asking for forgiveness won’t make a difference unless you sincerely repentance and seek forgiveness.As part of your daily worship, try to pray for forgiveness.This will help you to reflect on your actions and seek to improve yourself.
Step 3: Be sincere and promise not to repeat the mistake.
You can’t ask for forgiveness if you want to do it again.Before you ask for forgiveness, make sure you are dedicated to avoiding the behavior in the future.Asking for forgiveness is an insincere act.If you lied to your brother, make a vow to never do it again.
Step 4: If someone else was affected by your sins or mistakes, recognize it.
Take some time to think about whether your actions hurt other people, who those people were, and what harm you may have caused them.You will need to ask for forgiveness from those who may have been harmed by your actions.It is necessary to restore the rights of other people if they were violated by the sin.If you stole something from someone, give it back.Seek his forgiveness if the sin consisted of defaming someone.Ask them to forgive you for what you said.
Step 5: You can ask for forgiveness.
Don’t take Allah’s forgiveness for granted.It won’t do you any good to enter the period of repentance without being committed to your God.Pray that Allah will make things right.The Quran says Allah loves those who repent and purify themselves.The Merciful states that it is He who is Accepting of repentance.He said he would ask forgiveness from his Lord.It is He who is the Merciful.12:98
Step 6: It’s a good idea to perform Salah.
Do your prayers with care and reverence.The five compulsory salaat must be performed.Try to do them at the mosque.The environment is calm and devoted.Do not hesitate to perform additional Sunnah.If you do them consistently, they will count in your favor.Every Muslim must prioritize Salaat within their daily schedule in order to develop a close connection with Allah.
Step 7: Ask Allah for forgiveness.
This is a good time to ask forgiveness.Offer your prayers with the right attitude and devotion.In the Quran, Allah says to perform Salaat at the two ends of the day.The five compulsory Salaat.
Step 8: Ask Allah for forgiveness all the time.
Depending on the severity of your sin, you might not be forgiven in a day.Improving yourself from within is the process of seeking forgiveness.Seeking forgiveness is a long and tiring path, but it will benefit you in the long run.The Prophet (S.A.W.S) said that he would stretch out his hand in the night so that sinners of the day would be able to repentance.Sahih Muslim.
Step 9: Allah has different names that attribute his kindness and forgiveness.
The names that are most suitable are Al-Afuww, Al Ghafoor, and The Oft-Forgiving.It is possible to increase the power of your prayers by using one or all of these names.Allah has the most excellent and perfect names, so worship and invoke him by them.
Step 10: Bring the duas back to you.
The prayers of the duas are supplications.If you want to ask Allah for forgiveness, you can recite duas.They said that if you don’t forgive us and have mercy on us, we will be among thelosers.Constantly reite Astaghfirullah.Say it at least 100 times a day.I seek forgiveness from Allah.If Allah’s Messenger says “subhan Allah wa bihamdihi” 100 times a day, he will be forgiven all his sins.ahih al-Bukhari 6405
Step 11: Don’t forget to fast during the month of Ramadan.
The most important time for a Muslim is during this time.It’s considered the month of forgiveness, and you can seek forgiveness for your sins during this time.The five daily prayers and one Jumu’ah to the next are expiation for what lies between them as long as one refrains from the major sins.
Step 12: Good deed can be used to erase bad deed.
Do good things that Allah appreciates.Good deed do away with misdeeds.Look for ways to help your neighbors.If you can, you could help your neighbor carry a heavy piece of furniture, give a ride to a coworker, or buy a meal for a homeless person.
Step 13: Do charity
Zakat will make you feel light, but it will also make someone else’s life better.If you can’t afford to give money, Donate to a charity regularly or volunteer at a soup kitchen.
Step 14: It’s a good idea to perform Hajj.
A hajj is a pilgrimage.When you go on a hajj for the first time, your sins will be washed away.This might not be a realistic option for everyone, as a spiritual pilgrimage is a big undertaking.If you have committed a major sin and are looking for spiritual purification, you might want to do this.
Step 15: When seeking forgiveness, do little things that can help.
Small moments of awareness during prayer, surrounding yourself with the right people, and how you dress may affect how Allah receives your request for forgiveness.There are things you can do to strengthen your spiritual life.”Ameen.”When the Imaam says Ameen, the Prophet said, “He who coincides with the angels will get all his previous sins forgiven.”Being around people or in a group of people.It’s important to be away from bad company and anyone who distracts you from the path of Islam.You can remember Allah by following the Islamic dress code.