What limit can I trim beard?

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assalamualaykum, can you please answer that: i inshaallah have the intention of keeping a sunnah beard and will not trim. However, at what limit can i trim (asfter one fist). I have heard i can trim above my jaw-line. Can i also trim the side below my ears to give it a good decent look. please answer, jazakallah


(Fatwa: 1610/143/TB=1430)


You have intended to keep sunnah beard, may Allah give you determination and barakah. You should grow beard at least to one fist size, then you can trim the extra length. It is also allowable to set the beard by trimming the hair on jaw-line towards the ear.

Allah (Subhana Wa Ta’ala) knows Best

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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