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Tshuva for Hotzoas Zera Levatolo

Kvod HoRav,

What is the teshuvo for the serious sin of hotzoas zera levatolo in our days as we are too weak to fast and not everyone has the opportunity to be immersed in learning.

Kol tuv.

The main components of teshuva are admitting and regretting the sin, and resolving not to repeat the sin. This includes employing whatever safegaurds necessary so as not to be put in a situation where he can not control himself. This is teshuva, and should be a person’s main focus.

If he wishes to do something additional for a kappara, he could say the daily portion of tehillim, give extra tzeddaka, and do what he can to increase kedusha in his life and others.

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