Narrated Shaddad bin Aus r.a: The Prophet s.a.w said, “The most superior way of asking for forgiveness from Allah is: “Allahuma anta Rabbi, La ilaha illa anta. Anta khalaqtani wa ana ala ‘ahdika wa wa’dika mastata’ tu. Au’dhu bika min sharri ma sanatu, abu’u laka bini’ matika’alaiya, wa abu’u laka bidhanbi faghfirli innahu la yaghfiru adhdhunuba illa anta”
* O Allah, You are my Lord! None has the right to be worshipped but You. You created me and I am Your slave, and I am faithful to my covenant and my promise (to You) as much as I can. I seek refuge with You from all the evil I have done. I acknowledge before you all the blessings You have bestowed upon me, and I confess to You all my sins. So I entreat You to forgive my sins, for nobody can forgive sins except You.
The Prophet s.a.w added. “If somebody recites it during the day with firm faith in it, and dies on the same day before evening, he will be from the people of