Al-Khiṣāl > The Neighborhood of a Mosque and its Precincts Are Forty Ells and Forty Houses In Each Direction
Hadith #1

22-20 حدثنا الحسن بن أحمد بن إدريس رضي الله عنه قال: حدثني أبي، عن محمد بن علي بن محبوب، عن محمد بن الحسن، عن الحسن بن علي بن فضال، عن علي ابن عقبة بن خالد، عن أبيه عقبة بن خالد، عن أبي عبد الله، عن أبيه، عن آبائه عليهم السلام قال: قال أميرالمؤمنين عليه السلام: حريم المسجد أربعون ذراعا، والجوار أربعون دارا من أربعة جوانبها

22-20 Al-Hassan ibn Ahmad ibn Idris - may God be pleased with him - narrated that his father quoted on Muhammad ibn Ali ibn Mahboob, on the authority of Muhammad ibn al-Hassan, on the authority of Al-Hassan ibn Ali ibn Faz’zal, on the authority of Ali ibn Aqabah ibn Khalid, on the authority of his father Aqabah ibn Khalid, on the authority of Aba Abdullah as-Sadiq (MGB), on the authority of his father (MGB), on the authority of his forefathers (MGB) that the Commander of the Faithful Imam Ali (MGB) said, “The neighborhood zone of a mosque is forty ells , and the precincts of a mosque span out to forty houses away in each direction.”