How to become wealthy….

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“Charity for God’s sake has a hundred signs within the heart—the good deed, a hundred tokens.

Though in charity riches are consumed, a hundred lives come to the earth in return.

A sowing of pure seeds in God’s earth, and then no income…impossible.”

— Mathnawi IV:1757-1759
Version by Camille and Kabir Helminski
“Rumi: Jewels of Remembrance”
Threshold Books, 1996
(Persian transliteration courtesy of Yahyá Monastra)