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  • Unable To Get a Job because of His Beard Date: 2-1-2020

    Assalamualikum, if an engineer isn't able to get engineering jobs because of his beard but is able to find jobs such as driver, receptionist, labour jobs. So can the engineer shave his beard to get the engineering job? .. More

  • No Contradiction between Keeping Beard and Beauty That Allah Loves Date: 30-10-2019

    Salam aleykum wa rahmatullah. May Allah bless and reward you for your efforts. My question is concerning trimming the beard. Alhamdulillah i have left my beard to grow according to the sunnah of our prophet saw but ever since i have grown my beard i have constantly been told by my family and friends to trim it as leaving the beard where i live is associated.. More

  • The Sideburn Is Part of the Beard Date: 11-9-2019

    Is the upper part of my sideburn (to the level of ear hole) part of my beard? As this portion was there even when i was too young (i.e. before growing beard). .. More

  • Studying in college that requires shaving the beard Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allah reward you. I am in my second year in college studying nursing. As for the policy of the college, male nursing students are required to shave their beard. I tried talking with my teachers and the dean to ask for a consideration, but to no avail. I have consulted many knowledgeable Islamic teachers and shaykhs, and most if.. More

  • Giving shaving tools to men as present Date: 1-5-2017

    What is the sharia ruling on giving shaving tools to men as a present? .. More

  • Shaafi'is' view regarding shaving beard Date: 10-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read somewhere that there is Ijmaa’ (consensus among the scholars)on the fist-length beard as being mandatory, and once there is Ijmaa’, nothing can change it after that. However, in the Shaafi'i Fiqh, I read that the strong position regarding the beard is that it is disliked to shave it. So is the Shaafi'i Fiqh going against.. More

  • Abu Haneefah's view on the beard Date: 27-9-2016

    Dear Shaykh, what was Imam Abu Hanifah's, may Allaah have mercy upon him, view on the beard, and is it true that he did not speak to people who did not have beards? What do the Hanafi scholars and books say on this matter? May Allaah reward you, Shaykh. .. More

  • Trimming beard hair that grows on cheeks Date: 14-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Praise be to Allaah, I am doing my best to grow my beard, as I have been commended. My issue is that my beard mostly grows on the cheeks with much less growing on the bottom of my face; thus, I look strange and unnatural. Is it okay for me to trim the sides enough to match the rest of my beard? May.. More

  • Shaving beard to get job Date: 12-5-2016

    Dear brother, I am an electrical engineer by profession, and I work for a consulting firm that provides engineering to oil and gas companies. In order to do that, we have to visit oil and gas sites and collect data. For oil and gas sites, the law orders to shave off the beard so that the gas mask can fit on the face without suffering any leaks (the.. More

  • Growing beard just to be stylish Date: 22-3-2016

    Hello. I am a muslim teenager who is 18 years old. I wanted to know if keeping a beard is prohibited in islam or deemed unpleasant if it is not kept in accordance with the Sunnah. Basically, can I keep a beard because of stylish reasons, without any religous intent or purpose? .. More

  • Shaving beard for a necessity Date: 8-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum shaykh. I have a serious question and wish that you could answer me with a private answer, Allaah willing, instead of sending me the answer to other peoples questions. There is a muslim family who lives in Europe in a country of which it is known that the goverment steals families' children, especially muslim families' children. The.. More

  • Growing the beard after shaving it Date: 13-12-2015

    Assalaamo alaykum. I have recently shaved my beard and deeply regret it. My parents tell me that the first or the natural beard is more special than the ones that come after shaving. Is this true? Also, does this mean that I should keep shaving, or should I let the second one grow and trim it only when it reaches a fist's length? Lastly, is this a major.. More

  • Shaving the beard to make it bushy is an unjustified act Date: 26-8-2015

    Is it permissible for my young brother to shave his beard so that it becomes bushy and not bad looking when he becomes older, so that he can let it grow? .. More

  • A malicious allegation and its refutation about the obligation of sparing the beard and wearing the Hijab Date: 25-8-2015

    What is the difference between Wajib and Fardh? In other words, why is there a concession to shave the beard although it is Wajib to let it grow and shaving it is prohibited, and meanwhile wearing the hijab is Fardh and there is no concession to take it off? Why is the concession to shave the beard not used for taking off the hijab? Would you please.. More

  • Permissible to trim beard exceeding fist's length, according to one view Date: 20-2-2015

    You mentioned in a fatwa: “As regards trimming the beard, Ibn Abi Shaybah in his Musannaf mentioned that Ali used to trim his beard beside his cheeks, and Taawoos used to trim his beard and does not consider that it is a waajib not to shave the beard. Wakee’ says that Abu Hilaal said, I asked Hasan and Ibn Seereen: they said: There is no harm in.. More