1. If someone keeps the beard not as sunnah but like fashion which could be french, will he be committing sin?
2. Is keeping a beard the sunnah way is sunnah or farz?
1. Adopting the ways of kuffaar is a severe wrong. The hadeeth warns us that the person who imitates a people will be counted from amongst them.
2. It is compulsory.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)