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Turning Towards Allah

Turning towards Allah-الإقبال والإقبال على اللّه

1. Verily if you turn towards Allah you have progressed, and if you turn away from Him, you have regressed.

1ـ إنَّكُمْ إنْ أقْبَلْتُمْ عَلَى اللّهِ أقْبَلْتُمْ، وإنْ أدْبَرْتُمْ عَنْهُ أدْبَرْتُمْ.

2. By turning towards [Allah] misfortunes are warded off.

2ـ بِالإقْبالِ تُطْرَدُ النُّحُوسُ.

3. Making a good choice, doing good to the freemen and taking adequate precaution [or support] are from the signs of turning [to Allah].

3ـ حُسْنُ الاِخْتيارِ، واِصْطِناعُ الأحْرارِ، وفَضْلُ الاِسْتِظْهارِ، مِنْ دَلائِلِ الإقْبالِ.

4. For every advance [and progress] there is a retreat [and a regress].

4ـ لِكُلِّ إقْبال إدْبارٌ.

5. One of the signs of turning [towards Allah] is doing good to the people.

5ـ مِنْ عَلاماتِ الإقْبالِ اِصْطِناعُ الرِّجالِ.

6. From the signs of turning [to Allah] are: correctness of speech and kindness in actions.

6ـ مِنْ عَلاماتِ الإقْبالِ: سَدادُ الأقْوالِ، والرِّفْقُ فِي الأفْعالِ.