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Keeping a fashion style beard

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q:

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?

Bismillaah

A:

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.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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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