There is none worthy of worship except Allah and Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah
Hand painted Awal kalma with a colourful background. One of a kind.
Awal Kalima or كلمة is derived from the root letters of “kaf, lam, meem, he” which implies a number of meanings like – articulate, Book, formulate, give voice, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, phrase, Scripture, Scriptures or Word of God.
Kalimas or generally understood “Declarations”, are recited by Muslims all over the world. These are recorded in various books of knowledge and delineate certain basics of Islam either in the form of prayer or a proclamation.
These are not found together complete in any one hadith or narration from the Prophet (peace be upon him). However, some of them can be found individually in the narrations or as parts of Qur’anic verses. Keeping away from taking any dogmatic stand on the same and indulge in the remembrance of Allah’s greatness, its enough to recall the verse of the Qur’an …
Kalimah Tayyibah kalimat aṭ-ṭaiyibah (Word of Purity) (Paak)
لَا إِلٰهَ إِلَّا الله مُحَمَّدٌ رَسُولُ الله
‘lā ilāha illā -llāh, muḥammadur rasūlu -llāh
There is no god but Allah, [and] Muhammad is the messenger of Allah