What Are the Conditions for Repentance When Insulting Others?

Answered by Imam Yama Niazi


What are the conditions for repentance when insulting others?


For repentance to be sound, one needs to do the following;

The Conditions for Repentance

The conditions for repentance are:

1. Leaving the sin;
2. Remorse over having sinned;
3. Resolve never to return to the sin;
4. (If it relates to the rights of another person, then to) Return the rights or property one wrongly took. [al-Bariqa fi Sharh al-Tariqa; Riyad al-Salihin]
So in your case, it seems like you have repented. Do your best never to slip into that sin again.
[Imam] Yama Niazi
Checked and Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Imam Yama Niazi has studied with local scholars in the USA for a number of years which culminated in him becoming an imam of the Islamic Society of Santa Barbara for 8 years. He served the community by teaching and leading prayers. In 2015 he founded “ the blessed tree “ a nonprofit specifically for bridging gaps between the Muslim community and others. He has spoken on many Muslim platforms throughout the USA and Canada and conducted programs in local communities in North America. He is an instructor at SeekersGuidance.