("testimony" or "witness"). The profession of faith that "There is no god but God and Muhammad is the prophet of God," which is the only requirement for joining the Muslim community. As one of the Five Pillars of Islam, it must be spoken aloud with full understanding and faith at least once in one's lifetime. It is also included in the call to prayer, most ritual prayers, and is recited at death. See Practices: Shahada.
The declaration of faith in Islam that "There is no deity except God and Muhammad is the messenger of God." Anyone who believes and declares this is considered a Muslim.
"witnessing"; the Muslim profession of faith.
the attestation of faith and the first "pillar"
bearing witness, particularly bearing witness that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah. It is one of the pillars of Islam. It is also used for legal testimony in a court of law.
The creed of Islam: 'I bear witness that there is no deity worthy of worship except Allah, and I bear witness that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah.
the Arabic term for confession of faith-- "There is no god but God (Allah), and Muhammed is his prophet;" in Islam, one of the Five Pillars of Faith.