7. The reason due to which it is not allowed to ennoble the Masjid

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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 عليه السلام رأى مسجدا بالكوفة قد شرف فقال: كأنها بيعة، وقال: ان المساجد لا تشرف تبنى جما.


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 (asws) Bin Muhammad (asws), from his (asws) father (asws) having said: ‘Ali (asws) saw a Masjid at Al-Kufa which had been ennobled (dignified), so he (asws) said: ‘It is like a church’. And he (asws) said: ‘The Masjid should not be ennobled with an intensely (decorative) built’.