In this sermon he recalls the creation of Earth and Sky and the birth of Adam
Delivered on return from Siffin. Arabia before proclamation of Prophethood
Sermon of ash-Shiqshiqiyyah
Amir al-mu'minin's far-sightedness and his staunch conviction in Belief
Delivered when the Holy Prophet died ...
Delivered on being advised not to chase...
About the hypocrites
Said about az-Zubayr at a time for which it was appropriate
Cowardice of the people of Jamal
About Talhah and az-Zubayr
When Amir al-mu'minin gave the standard to his son ...
When Allah gave him (Amir al-mu'minin) victory over the enemy at the Battle of Jamal ...
Condemning the people of Basrah
This also is in condemnation of the people of Basrah
After resuming the land grants made by `Uthman ibn `Affan, he said:
Delivered when allegiance was sworn to him at Medina
About those who sit for dispensation of justice among people but are not fit for it
Amir al-mu'minin said in disparagement of ...
Amir al-mu'minin was delivering a lecture from the pulpit of Kufah when ...
Death and taking lessons from it
Advice to keep light in this world
About those who accused him of `Uthman's killing
About keeping aloof from envy, and good behaviour towards kith and kin
Exhorting people for jihad
When Amir al-mu'minin received successive news that ...
Arabia before proclamation of Prophethood
Exhorting people for jihad
About the transient nature of this world and importance of the next world
About those who found pretexts at the time of jihad
Disclosing real facts about assassination of `Uthman ...
When before the commencement of the Battle of Jamal ...
About the disparagement of the world and categories of its people
`Abdullah ibn `Abbas says that when Amir al-mu'minin set out ...
To prepare the people for fighting with the people of Syria ...
Amir al-mu'minin said after Arbitration
Warning the people of Nahrawan of their fate
Amir al-mu'minin's utterance which runs like a Sermon
About naming of doubt as such and disparagement of those in doubt
In disparagement of those who shrink from fighting
When Amir al-mu'minin heard the cry of Kharijites ...
In condemnation of treason
About heart's desires and extended hopes
After Amir al-mu'minin had sent Jarir ibn `Abdillah al-Bajali
When Masqalah ibn Hubayrah ash-Shaybani fled to Mu`awiyah ...
About Allah's greatness and lowliness of this world
When Amir al-mu'minin decided to march towards Syria ...
About calamities befalling Kufah
Delivered at the time of marching towards Syria
About Allah's greatness and sublimity
Admixture of right and wrong
When in Siffin the men of Mu`awiyah overpowered the men of Amir al-mu'minin ...
(This sermon has already appeared earlier ... )
A part of the same sermon on the description of the Day of Sacrifice ...
On the swearing of allegiance
When Amir al-mu'minin's men showed impatience on his delay ...
About steadiness in the battlefield
Amir al-mu'minin said to his companions about Mu`awiyah
Addressing the Kharijites, Amir al-mu'minin said:
When Amir al-mu'minin showed his intention to fight the Kharijites ...
When Amir al-mu'minin was told that the Kharijites had been totally killed
Amir al-mu'minin also said:
When Amir al-mu'minin was warned of being killed by deceit, he said:
About the transience of the world
About decline and destruction of the world
About Allah's attributes
In some of the days of Siffin Amir al-mu'minin said to his followers ...
When after the death of the Prophet news reached Amir al-mu'minin ...
When Amir al-mu'minin appointed Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr Governor of Egypt
Admonishing his companions about careless behaviour
When Amir al-mu'minin was fatally struck with sword
In condemnation of the people of Iraq
Herein Amir al-mu'minin tells people how to pronounce "as-salat"
Amir al-mu'minin said about Marwan ibn al-Hakam at Basrah ...
When the Consultative Committee decided to swear allegiance to `Uthman ...
When Amir al-mu'minin learnt that the Umayyads blamed him for killing `Uthman ...
About preaching and counselling
Supplications of Amir al-mu'minin
When Amir al-mu'minin decided to set out for the battle with the Kharijites ...
After the Battle of Jamal, Concerning Women and Their Short comings
About the way of preaching and counselling
About the world and its people
This sermon is called the al-Gharra' and it is one of the most wonderful sermons ...
About `Amr ibn al-`As
About the perfection of Allah and counselling
About getting ready for the next world and following Allah's commandments
The Qualities of a faithful believer
About the division of the community into factions
About the Holy Prophet
Allah's attributes and some advice
This sermon is known as the Sermon of Skeletons (Khutbatu'l-Ashbah) ...
When people decided to Swear allegiance at Amir al-mu'minin's hand ...
About the annihilation of the Kharijites, the mischief mongering of Umayyads ...
Allah's praise and eulogy of the prophets
About the condition of the people at the time of the Prophet's proclamation ...
In eulogy of the Holy Prophet
Admonishing his own companions
Oppression of the Umayyads
About abstinence of the world and vicissitudes of time
About the Holy Prophet and his Descendants
About the vicissitudes of time
On the same subject - Day of Judgement
About abstemiousness and fear of Allah
About the condition of the people before the proclamation of prophethood ...
In eulogy of the Holy Prophet
Delivered during one of the days of Siffin
It is one of the sermons about the vicissitudes of time
About the Might of Allah
Caution about this world
About the Angel of Death and depart of spirit
About this world and its people
About abstemiousness, fear of Allah and importance of providing for the next life
About troubles which would arise and the Day of Judgement
In praise of his faithful companions
Amir al-mu'minin collected the people and exhorted them to jihad but ...
About the greatness of Ahlu'l-bayt and the importance of the laws of Islam
A man from among the companions of Amir al-mu'minin stood up and said ...
When the Kharijites persisted in their rejecting the Arbitration ...
Amir al-mu'minin's address to his followers on the battlefield of Siffin ...
To exhort his followers to fight
About the Kharijites and their opinion on Arbitration
When Amir al-mu'minin was spoken ill of for showing equality in the distribution ...
About the Kharijites
About Important happenings in Basrah
About measures and weights, the transience of this world and the condition of its people
Delivered when Abu Dharr was exiled towards ar-Rabadhah
Grounds for accepting the Caliphate and the qualities of a ruler and governor
Warning about death and counselling
On the Glory of Allah
Delivered when Caliph `Umar ibn al-Khattab consulted Amir al-mu'minin ...
There was some exchange of words between `Uthman ibn `Affan and Amir al-mu'minin ...
About the sincerity of his own intention and support of the oppressed
About Talhah and az-Zubayr
Referring to events in the future
On the occasion of the Consultative Committee (after the death of `Umar ibn al-Khattab)
About backbiting and speaking ill of others
Against reliance on heresy
Against misplaced generosity
Praying for rain
Deputation of Prophets
About this world
Spoken when `Umar ibn al-Khattab consulted Amir al-mu'minin
The purpose of the deputation of the Holy Prophet and ...
About Talhah and az-Zubayr and the people of Basrah
Before his passing away (last will)
About future events and some activities of the hypocrites
The condition of the people during disorder, and advice against oppression ...
About the greatness and the attributes of Allah
About negligent persons and the characteristics of beasts, carnivores and women
About the Ahlu'l-bayt (of the Holy Prophet) and their opposers
About the wonderful creation of the bat
About the malice borne by `A'ishah; and warning the people of Basrah ...
Urging people towards Piety (taqwa)
About the Holy Prophet and the Holy Qur'an
Good behaviour with people and ignoring their faults
Praise of Allah
Deputation of the Holy Prophet
One of Amir al-mu'minin's companions (from Banu Asad) asked him ...
Attributes of Allah
When people went to Amir al-mu'minin in a deputation and complained to him ...
Describing the wonderful creation of the peacock. About the wonderful creation of birds
Advice for observing courtesy and kindness and keeping in and out of the same
At the beginning of his Caliphate. Fulfilment of rights and obligations ...
After swearing of allegiance to Amir al-mu'minin, some people ...
When the people of Jamal set off for Basrah Amir al-mu'minin said:
When Amir al-mu'minin approached Basrah an Arab met him ...
When Amir al-mu'minin decided to fight the enemy face to face at Siffin he said:
About the Consultative Committee and the Battle of Jamal
On eligibility for the Caliphate
About Talhah ibn `Ubaydillah. Delivered when he received the news ...
Warning to neglectful people, and about the vastness of his own knowledge
About the two arbiters (after the battle of Siffin)
Praise of Allah, transience of this world, and causes of the decline of Allah's blessings
Dhi`lib al-Yamani asked Amir al-mu'minin whether he had seen Allah ...
Condemning his disobedient men
Amir al-mu'minin sent one of his men to bring him news about a group of the ...
It has been related by Nawf al-Bikali that Amir al-mu'minin delivered this sermon ...
Praise of Allah for His bounties
One of the Kharijites al-Burj ibn Mus'hir at-Ta'i raised the slogan ...
Praise of Allah and His wonderful creatures
About the Oneness of Allah ...
Regarding the vicissitudes of time
Steadfast and transient belief
Importance of fear of Allah, desolateness of the grave, and ...
Praise of Allah
Known as "al-Khutbah al-Qasi`ah" (Sermon of Disparagement)
It is related that a companion of Amir al-mu'minin called Hammam who ...
In description of hypocrites
Allah's praise, advice about fear of Allah and details about the Day of Judgement
The condition of the world at the time of the proclamation of prophethood ...
Amir al-mu'minin's attachment to the Holy Prophet. The performance of his funeral rites
Allah's attribute of Omniscience
Containing advice given by Amir al-mu'minin to his companions. About Prayer
Treason and treachery of Mu`awiyah and the fate of those guilty of treason
One should not be afraid of the scarcity of those who tread on the right path
What Amir al-mu'minin said on the occasion of the burial of Sayyidatu'n-nisa' ...
Transience of this world, and importance of collecting provisions for the next life.
What Amir al-mu'minin said generally to his companions warning them ...
After swearing allegiance to Amir al-mu'minin, Talhah and az-Zubayr complained ...
During the battle of Siffin Amir al-mu'minin heard some of his men ...
In the battle of Siffin Amir al-mu'minin saw Imam al-Hasan proceeding rapidly ...
When Amir al-mu'minin's companions expressed displeasure ...
Amir al-mu'minin went to enquire about the health of his companion ...
Someone asked Amir al-mu'minin about concocted traditions and contradictory sayings ...
The greatness of Allah and the creation of the Universe
About those who give up supporting right
The Sublimity of Allah and a eulogy of the Prophet
The Prophet's nobility of descent
A prayer which Amir al-mu'minin often recited
Delivered at the battle of Siffin. Mutual rights of the ruler and the ruled
About the excesses of the Quraysh
A part of the same sermon about those who went to Basrah to fight Amir al-mu'minin
When Amir al-mu'minin passed by the corpses of Talhah ibn `Ubaydullah and ...
Qualities of the God-fearing and the pious
Amir al-mu'minin recited the verse
Delivered after reciting the verse: ... therein declare glory unto Him ...
Amir al-mu'minin recited the verse: O' thou man! what hath beguild thee from thy Lord ...
About keeping aloof from oppression and misappropriation. `Aqil's condition ...
Transience of the world and the helplessness of those in graves
About a companion who passed away from this world before the occurrence of troubles
(About allegiance to Amir al-mu'minin for the Caliphate ... )
Advice about fear of Allah, and an account of those who remain apprehensive of death ...
Amir al-mu'minin delivered this sermon at Dhiqar on his way to Basrah ...
`Abdullah ibn Zama`ah who was one of the followers of Amir al-mu'minin came to him ...
On Ja`dah ibn Hubayrah al-Makhzumi's inability to deliver a sermon. About speaking the truth
Causes for difference in the features and traits of people ...
Spoken when Amir al-mu'minin was busy in the funeral ablution of the Holy Prophet ...
In this sermon Amir al-mu'minin has related his own condition ...
About collecting provision for the next world ...
About the two arbitrators (Abu Musa al-Ash`ari and `Amr ibn al-`As) and ...
Amir al-mu'minin describes herein the members of the Prophet's family
When `Uthman ibn `Affan was surrounded ...
Exhorting his men to jihad and asking them to refrain from seeking ease
Texts quoted in alternative sources for each sermon