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Keeping Beard or Not

Answered by ShariahBoard.org

What do the ulamah kiram say in the light of the Islamic Shari‘ah about a person who states that it is mandatory to keep a beard and it is haram to trim / cut it to a length which is less than the length of one’s fist? Another person states, that not keeping a beard… read more »

Cut Beard

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Assalam o Alaikum W, W,  I want to know if it is permissible in Islam to cut beard?  Please answer the question as early as possible.  I appreciate your kind effort.  Thanks. It is not permissible in Islam to cut beard.  Prophet Muhammad S.A.W has emphasized on keeping beard in many Ahadees ( the sayings of… read more »

Infiradi Taraweeh

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Assalamualaikum, In one masjid, there is an Imam of Taraweeh who does masah on thin cotton socks. Is it permissible to pray taraweeh by yourself in this situation? Sometimes he does not have socks on, but he shaves his beard, hangs his pants below his ankles, does not cover his head, and wears American clothing…. read more »

Cutting Beard

Answered by ShariahBoard.org

Assalamualaikum, I want to know if it is permissible in Islam to cut beard?  Please answer the question as early as possible. I appreciate your kind effort.  الجواب وباللہ التوفیق  It is not permissible in Islam to cut beard. Prophet Muhammad S.A.W. has emphasized on keeping beard in many Ahadith, so it is obligatory for… read more »

About beard?

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Is it Sunnah, Wajib, or Fard to grow a beard in Islam? If it is Wajib or Fard or Haraam (big sin) not to keep the beard or trim it then why did Allamah Iqbal, Tipu Sultan (Mysore), qari abdul basit abdus samad(egypt) have no beard? الجواب وباللہ التوفیق It’s Wajib on every Muslim man… read more »

Sunnah method of applying ‘itr/fragrance?

Answered by HadithAnswers.com

What is the Sunnah method of applying ‘itr? Is there any Hadith with regard to this?   Answer I have not come across a Hadith which mentions a specific manner that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) applied ‘itr. However, based on the following Hadith, one should start with the right hand: Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha)… read more »

The grave is the first stage of the Hereafter

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Is this incident authentic? Whenever he passed by a graveyard, Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) always wept so bitterly that his beard would get wet. Someone asked, “Why is it that you do not weep as much when mention is made of Jannah and Jahannam?” He replied, “I have heard Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say, “The… read more »

Virtue of an old aged Muslim

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I have heard people stating: “Allah is shy to question a servant whose beard is white/grey regarding their sins.” Please provide the reference for this being an authentic Hadith.   Answer This Hadith is recorded by Imam Tabarani (rahimahullah) in Al-Mu’jamul Awsat, Hadith: 5282. The chain of narrators is good. (See: Majma’uz Zawaid, vol.10 pg.149 and… read more »

Keeping one’s hair neat

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Is this Hadith reliable? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said to a man who appeared with untidy hair: ‘Is there any rose oil for tidying his hair?’ and then mentioned to him to immediately go out and tidy his hair and beard. After he had done so and came back. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘ Which is better, one coming… read more »

Benefit of not being jealous

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What is the authenticity of this story : The Prophet (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) said : You will see appear a man of Paradise. Thereupon, a man with a wet beard appeared. One Sahabi wanted to know the secret of this man, this man said to him: I never slept with rancour for others.   Answer The full Hadith… read more »

Hadith on lengthening the beard

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Kindly provide the reference for the following Hadith: My Rabb commanded me to lengthen my beard and clip my moustache Answer The Hadith in question is part of a lengthy narration, reported with variations in the words. It can be found in the following books with it’s full chain: 1) At Tabaqatul Kubra of Ibn Sa’d, vol…. read more »

Can beardless child trim his moustache?

Answered by AskOurImam.com

If a person doesn’t have a beard at all (a child) is he allowed to trim his moustache? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. We have not come across any prohibition on trimming the moustache[1]. And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best Hanif Yusuf Patel Student Darul… read more »

What comprises a beard in sharia?

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As Salamu Alikum Respected Mufti Saheb. Where does the beard start and end? Is it permissible to remove excessive hair on the cheek bones? Also the hair above the chin and below the lower lip? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The beard comprises of… read more »

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