[60:4] – Seeking To Put One’s Faith In Allah And To Return To Him In All One’s Affairs

رَبَّنَا عَلَيْكَ تَوَكَّلْنَا وَإِلَيْكَ أَنَبْنَا وَإِلَيْكَ الْمَصِيرُ.

Our Lord, upon You we have relied, and to You we have returned, and to You is the destination.

Rabbana alayka tawakkalna wa ilayka anabna wa ilaykalmaṣir.

This supplication is an affirmation and reaffirmation of different aspects of Tawheed. To rely on Allah and no one or nothing else is Tawheed. To return to Allah by means of repentance and to acknowledge that no one is capable of forgiving sins but Allah is also Tawheed. Finally, to acknowledge that our final destination is to Allah for our Judgment and reckoning is also an expression of Tawheed. Hence, this supplication is a means by which a Muslim re-emphasizes one’s complete trust in and dependence on Allah, seeking strength from no one but Allah in all matters.