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I commited a serious sin…..


A salaam alayakuum warahamtullah,

This week I committed a serious sin in my eyes. I received oral sex from a transgendered person (with breasts) and also kissed them (no tongues). I regret this soo much I can’t put in words. I read about “litwa” but I would like to know in the eyes of Allah is what I did still considered homosexuality. I am in no way attracted to men nor transgenders but it happened due to me listening to the shaytaan. I have been thinking about this every second this whole week and would an expert opinion in sha Allah. Sorry to be so detailed.

As salama alaykum.


Wa Alaikum al-salam wa rahmatullah

thanks for your question

It is a great sin (although it is not counted as “liwat”). you must repent to Allah swt; the first step in this path is being regretful from the sin which you have taken it. as Imam Ali as explained istighfar in Nahjolbalaghe:

 “Someone said before Amir al-mu’minin, peace be upon him: “Astaghfiru’llah” (I ask Allah’s forgiveness), then Amir al-mu’minin, peace be upon him, said: Your mother may lose you! Do you know what “istighfar” (asking Allah’s forgiveness) is? “Istighfar” is meant for people of a high position. It is a word that stands on six supports. The first is to repent over the past; the second is to make a firm determination never to revert to it; the third is to discharge all the rights of people so that you may meet Allah quite clean with nothing to account for; the fourth is to fulfil every obligation which you ignored (in the past) so that you may now do justice with it; the fifth is to aim at the flesh grown as a result of unlawful earning, so that you may melt it by grief (of repentance) till the skin touches the bone and a new flesh grows between them; and the sixth is to make the body taste the pain of obedience as you (previously) made it taste the sweetness of disobedience. On such an occasion you may say “astaghfiru’llah”.
may Allah swt shows his mercy to us all
sheikh Mahdi Mosayyebi