If a person who has not performed prayers before goes to hajj and starts to perform prayers when he returns, are his previous debts of prayers removed?

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If a person who is twenty-eight years old and who has not performed prayers before goes to hajj and starts to perform prayers when he returns, are his previous debts of prayers removed? Or, is he still regarded as a debtor?
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Dear Brother / Sister,

If a person who has not performed prayers before goes to hajj and starts to perform prayers fully when he returns, he has to perform his previous missed prayers as qada. His sins related to not performing prayers may be forgiven with the repentance and prayers (duas) in hajj but sins are different from debt.

It is not definite that the sins of every person who goes to hajj will be forgiven; Allah forgives them if He wishes; He might not forgive them if He does not wish.

Prayers that are skipped without any excuse are to be performed as qada but performing them is not enough in order to get rid of the responsibility; it is also necessary to repent.

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