The Sermon of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH&HF) at Ghadir Khum

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Introduction

The Ghadir event and its significance

What does the sermon establish for Ali (PBUH)?

Our obligations towards the sermon and the event

Some statistics about the text of the sermon

An overview of the sermon

Documentation of the sermon

The Text of Sermon

Part 1 Praising Allah and regarding Him pure

Part 2 Preparation for delivering an important commandment from Allah

Part 3 Open declaration of the leadership of Ali Ibn Abi Talib (PBUH) and the Imams after him

Part 4 Announcing the perfection of religion due to Aliís appointment and reminding the People of his virtues

Part 5 Referring to the aims of the hypocrites

Part 6 Adherents of Ahl al-Bait (PBUT) and their enemies

Part 7 Mentioning Imam al-Mahdi (PBUH)

Part 8 Exhorting people to give their pledge

Part 9 Finality of the religious laws and the role of the Imams

Part 10 Pronouncing the covenant and taking the oath of allegiance

Endnotes