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قُلِ ٱللَّهُمَّ مَالِكَ ٱلْمُلْكِ تُؤْتِي ٱلْمُلْكَ مَن تَشَآءُ وَتَنزِعُ ٱلْمُلْكَ مِمَّنْ تَشَآءُ وَتُعِزُّ مَن تَشَآءُ وَتُذِلُّ مَن تَشَآءُ بِيَدِكَ ٱلْخَيْرُ إِنَّكَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ
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-Âl ‘Imrân ( آل عمران )

Tafsir al-Tustari

Say: ‘O God! Master of the Kingdom, You give the kingdom to whom You will…That is, the [kingdom (mulk) of] gnosis, the profession of divine oneness (tawḥīd), the codes of law of Your religion of Islam, and a praiseworthy end. [All] this [depends on] God’s taking care of the servant, and not relinquishing him to [reliance on] himself.His words:


Tafsīr al-Tustarī, trans. Annabel Keeler and Ali Keeler
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