The messenger of Allah (SAWS) said: ‘Whoever says in the morning:
لا إلهَ إلاّ اللّهُ وحْـدَهُ لا شَريكَ لهُ، لهُ المُلكُ ولهُ الحَمْد، وهُوَ على كُلّ شَيءٍ قَـدير .
La ilaha illal-lahu wahdahu la shareeka lah, lahul-mulk, walahul-hamd, wahuwa AAala kulli shayin qadeer.
‘None has the right to be worshipped except Allah, alone, without partner, to Him belongs all sovereignty and praise and He is over all things omnipotent.’
…has indeed gained the reward of freeing a slave from the children of IsmaAAeel, and ten of his sins are wiped away and he is raised ten degrees, and he has found a safe retreat from the devil until evening. Similarly, if he says it at evening time, he will be protected until the morning.’