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Repentance is the sincere regret and remorse we feel when we've done something dishonest, immoral, or otherwise harmful to others or ourselves. A repentant person naturally wishes they could undo whatever wrong they've done, or make up for the misdeed by doing something good.
However, we can't change the past, and good deeds don't nullify bad ones.
Some Vedic teachings prescribe atonement—...