Sermon of Fatima al-Sughra in Kufa

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Sermon of Fatima al-Sughra in Kufa was a sermon which Fatima, daughter of Imam al-Husayn (a) gave after the martyrdom of his father, when she was in captivity in Kufa. In this sermon, she mentioned the afflictions the family of Imam (a) received from the people of Kufa.

Sources and Content

This sermon was narrated for the first time by al-Tabrisi in al-Ihtijaj.[1] Sayyid b. Tawus mentioned a similar sermon with some differences in Luhuf.[2]

Content of the sermon is:

  • People of Kufa's lack of assistance and the martyrdom of Imam Ali (a)
  • Criticism of the people of Kufa

See Also


  1. Ṭabrisī, al-Iḥtijāj, vol. 2, p. 104-108.
  2. Ibn Ṭāwūs, al-Luhūf, p. 178-184.


  • Ibn Ṭāwūs, ʿAlī b. Musā. Al-Luhūf ʿalā qatla l-ṭufūf. Translated to Farsi by ʿAqīqī Bakhshāyishī. Eights edition. Qom: Daftar-i Nashr-i Nawīd-i Islām, 1379 Sh.
  • Ṭabrisī, Aḥmad b. ʿAlī al-. Al-Iḥtijāj ʿalā ahl al-lijāj. Edited by Ibrāhīm Bahādurī. Second edition. Qom: Uswi, 1416 AH.