Astaghfaar basically means regret from sins; feeling ashamed over your unfriendly doings and seeking forgiveness from the Almighty for them. In Islam, sins are classified into two categories, major sins and second is minor sins. Major sins are avoid denying touched; oneness of Allah, adultery, rude as well as bad behavior with parents and so forth during minor sins are many; telling lies, backbiting, being a hypocrite, seeking bad for others and others.
Both categories are disgraceful and dishearten by Allah. Especially major sins, for which there is no forgiveness, unless if Allah wills Himself. But minor sins, although forgivable, are equally discouraged, as they pave way for major sins.
There are different ways to please Allah and seek His forgiveness, sending Durood blessings on the Prophet Peace be upon him or his issue May Allah bless them and reciting astaghfaar abundantly are the best ones, which wash away sins and have many other hidden advantages, proved from the Quran and Hadith. Astaghfaar is a very estimable and likeable deed infront of Allah, and doors of his mercy and forgiveness are open till End of the world for the one’s remorseful upon their sins via reading of Astaghfaar. Allah is Ghaffar the Forgiver.
The One Who Forgives, highlighting his mercy. You can perform hajj with the help of hajj packages and recite Astaghfaar during perform hajj is another good way to remove their sins.
In the chapter of the Quran, Lord of Heaven as well as Hell asks His Prophet Peace be upon him to declare upon his slave’s humans that He is oft-forgiving and Most Kind. Cheap hajj packages heading to the blessed cities of Makkah and Madinah, make it their preference to recite Astaghfaar maximum number of times, to increase the most amount of virtues and presence in the blessed places and in addition to that, being a pilgrim.
In the Hadith, it has been clearly mentioned in Abu Dawood book of Hadith, the summary of which states that anyone constantly seeking pardon from Allah, The Almighty Allah will carve out a way for him from every difficult situation and anxiety, whereby providing for him from where he doesn’t expect.