I live is u.s.a…i work for compney who repair appliance(refrigerator,frez,stove)my job is to go to people house to fix(most of non muslim)i have beard is allmost 1fist….1 or 1/2 inch short. from 9/11 muslim get hard time in usa. i am leading taraweeh since 1994 and teaching madrasa fter work.i lead taraweeh 2 time when mufti sab(palanpury) came to usa.This year masjid where i lead traweeh, said i can not lead traweeh ,because i do no have 1fist beard.i do not trim my beard for fashion. i have majbury from my work…in this case am i alllow to lead traweeh?pls give answer soon as posible before ramdan start.assalmu alykum…
Due to the excuse of work also it is not allowed to trim the beard, it is not a valid excuse. Therefore, if you lead the tarawih prayer it will be makrooh.
Allah (Subhana Wa Ta’ala) knows Best
Darul Uloom Deoband