Wearing the pants above the ankles and growing a beard

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: What is the purpose and reward for wearing the trousers above the ankles and keeping a beard?


A: Both are compulsory acts. Fulfilling the command of Allah Ta’ala earns one His pleasure and abundant rewards in the Hereafter.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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