6. The reason for Amir Al-Momineen (asws) breaking the Prayer Niches

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أبي رحمه الله قال: حدثنا سعد بن عبد الله عن احمد بن محمد بن عيسى عن محمد بن يحيى الخزاز عن طلحة بن زيد عن جعفر بن محمد عن أبيه (ع) ان عليا (ع) كان يكسر المحاريب إذا رآها في المساجد ويقول: كأنها مذابح اليهود.


1. My father said, ‘Sa’ad Bin Abdullah narrated to us, from Ahmad Bin Muhammad Bin Isa, from Muhammad Bin Yahya Al Khazaz, from Talha Bin Zayd, (It has been narrated) from Ja’far (a.s.) Bin Muhammad (a.s.), from his (a.s.) father (a.s.) having said: ‘Ali (a.s.) used to break the Prayer Niches whenever he (a.s.) saw it in the Masajids, and he (a.s.) was saying: ‘It is like the altars of the Jews’.