The Shahada ( , "the testimony"; aš-šahādatān (, "the two testimonials"); also Kalima Shahadat [, "the testimonial word"]), is an Islamic creed declaring belief in the oneness of God and the acceptance of Muhammad as God's prophet. The declaration, in its shortest form, reads:
There is no god but God. Muhammad is the messenger of God.
Audio (prefaced by the phrase (wa) ašhadu ʾan —"(and) I testify, that")