Most of us commit some sins in our day to day lives . What are the ways suggested in scriptures for repentance of sins.

  • See the Manu Smriti verse 11.227 given in the following answer. It answers your Q. hinduism.stackexchange.com/a/18644
    – Rickross
    Dec 21 '21 at 9:47
  • Oh you want to know how exactly to repent? the procedure for it?
    – Rickross
    Dec 21 '21 at 9:51
  • Yes, I want to know how to repent. The link helped me a lot , it suggested doing charity to repentance.
    – river
    Dec 21 '21 at 9:52
  • Yes because in Kali Yuga the most effective method is charity.
    – Rickross
    Dec 21 '21 at 9:56
  • So you want various method for destroying sins? or only the method of repenting? Repenting is one of the many methods of getting rid of sins. The answer you have accepted only gives the various methods how sins are removed and moreover it's already found in the link given above. And he has copy and pasted the same here.
    – Rickross
    Dec 22 '21 at 5:56

How to get rid of the effect of sins

Yudhisthira says,’…a perpetrated sin is expiated by auspicious acts, by publishing it wildly, by repentance, by alms-giving, by penances, by trips to tirthas after renunciation of everything, by constant meditation on the scriptures. Of all these, he that has practiced renunciation is believed to be incapable of committing sins anew. ‘

Mahabharata Santi Parva Section VII


By chanting kshama Prathna which is succeeding text of Durga Saptashati. You can find it here. See page no. 275

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