Kaffara of backbiting

32 ـ باب ان كفارة الغيبة الاستغفار لمن اغتابه


32 – Chapter on that the kaffara of backbiting is to seek forgiveness from the one which one had backbitten


 [ 28895 ] 1 ـ محمّد بن علي بن الحسين بإسناده عن حفص بن عمر ، عن أبي عبدالله ( عليه السلام ) ، قال : سئل رسول الله ( صلى الله عليه وآله ) ، ما كفارة الاغتياب ؟ قال : تستغفر لمن اغتبته كما ذكرته


1 – Muhammad b. `Ali b. al-Husayn by his isnad from Hafs b. `Umar from Abu `Abdillah عليه السلام.  He said: The Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وآله was asked what is the kaffara of backbiting.  He said: You seek forgiveness of the one which you had backbitten as you had mentioned him.