CHAPTER: EXCELLENCE OF THE RECITATION OF THE TWO SURAHS CONCERNING THE TAKING OF REFUGE
'Uqba b. 'Amir reported Allaah's Messenger (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) as saying: What wonderful verses have been sent down today. the like of which has never been seen! They are:" Say: I seek refuge with the Lord of the dawn," and" Say: I seek refuge with the Lord of men."
'Uqba b. 'Amir reported: The Messenger of Allaah (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) said to me: There have been sent down to me verses the like of which had never been seen before. They are the Mu'awwadhatain.
This hadith has been narrated through another chain of transmitters directly from the Companions of Muhammad (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam).