Informing a Prospective Spouse About Past Non-Marital Relationships

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question:If my prospective spouse asks me if I had any past relations, am I to deny having committed past sins, and am I to state affirmatively that I am in fact a virgin? Does my fiance have a right to ask me of my past sins/virginity? Does my stating in […]

Does Allah Forgive Marital Infidelity When You Make Hajj?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: If a married woman has sex (without intercourse) with another man, then she goes for hajj and repents from her heart…is her sin forgiven? Should she feel guilty all her life for what she has done or can she feel that its all over now? Answer: Dear Sister, Thank […]

Can We Deny Having Committed Sins After We’ve Repented From Them?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: If one commits some sin, lets say he/she killed someone or committed zina.  The person is truly sorry and makes sincere istighfaar and never does this again.  Is it true that if asked sometime in the future if has ever previously committed murder/zina he can say NO? So in […]

Can One Lie About Past Sins?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Can one lie about sins that one committed in the past if he truly repented from them? What is the ruling on talking about past sins? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Walaikum assalam, Sins are wiped out by sincere repentance. However, if they relate […]