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  • Nursing council does not allow having a beard Date: 22-4-2009

    i am working as male nurse in india i have beard but our administration say long beard not allowed by indian nursing council as wellas international nurses council as it cause infection to patient .so pls guide me .. More

  • Cutting what exceeds a fist's length of the beard Date: 19-3-2009

    Assalamualaikum. I would just like to ask something about shaving one's beard. First of all, I am aware of the fact that it is Haram to do so but my confusion lies in the recommended length of the beard. You have mentioned in fatwa no 81533 that Ibn Umar cut his beard until it was a handful in length and with this you concluded that it is permissible.. More

  • Wants to shave his beard so that it will grow better Date: 11-2-2009

    assalamu aleykum! I have two questions. My beard grows not well, just some hairs. Can i shave it so that it will grow better? and if someone asked me to buy something by definite price and i asked for the discount and bought the same thing cheaper. Can i leave the sum of the disсount to myself and the person gave me money doesn't know because.. More

  • No connection between shaving a beard and going to the Basin of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 12-11-2007

    Does shaving one’s beard or shortening it deprive a Muslim from going to the 'Hawdh of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, on the Day of Resurrection?.. More

  • Keeping beard for an officer in the army Date: 24-6-2007

    i am in bangladesh army, an army, there is a provision of keeping beard.but, those who keep beard, they are looked at by different eye. some good postings are not offered to them.if any mistakes bya bearded person, it is viwed more wrongly. But, those who are very pious but doesnot kep beard, they r ok and serving nicely.i think, this is.. More

  • A husband shaving his beard against the will of his wife Date: 9-4-2007

    Salam. Is it considered haram for the husband to shave his beard? If the women sees her husband very nice in the beard, but the husband shaves it because he wants to, but the wife wants him to leave on, is this a sin? Also, if the wife tells him to leave it on because it is haram to take it off and also, because the wife enjoys it when he leaves the.. More

  • Shaving the beard while studying abroad Date: 18-3-2007

    Al-sallamu Al-laikoum ... Does flying abroad for the seek of knowledge, considers as ''Jihad"? and if so, am I allowed to shave my beard in order to keep my self out of troubles? Knowing that I have heard once committing a small sin just to avoid a bigger one is disliked but possible!!! Jazzakoum Allahu Khair .. More

  • Removing man's hair of the neck by laser Date: 27-11-2006

    I usually wear a trimmed beard as people in teh Gulf. I go on a weekly basis to the barber. The new fashion in the Gulf, would be to have the line of the beard (the one falling in the neck) remove permanently using Laser surgery. Is this permitted ??.. More

  • Unable to grow his beard because of his school rules Date: 23-8-2006

    Assalamu Alaikum I asked this question about a month ago but received no reply. I go to a government public school which tries to promote equality,dicipline and harmony among students.It is a School where the Majority are Buddhist since My country , SriLanka , is Buddhist. Anyway , the problem is that , we have to be clean shaven as a part of the school.. More

  • Wife asks her husband to shave his beard Date: 3-5-2006

    If husband have beared and wife ask her husband for clean shave is that effect thier nikkah... More

  • 'Umar shaved the head of a man and not his beard Date: 26-3-2006

    Is it true that 'Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, shaved the beard of a man because he looked so beautiful with it, and what would be your answer to those who say that it is permissible to shave the beard based on the above statement? .. More

  • Cutting beard shorter than fist's length Date: 1-2-2006

    I have read all your Fataawa on the length of beard. My question is: Is it a 'sin', cutting beard short of one fist length or is it recommended and you get reward if you do so but no punishment if you don't? I know of many well-known and God-fearing scholars who have shorter beards. What is 'their' justification, if any, for doing so? Please give.. More

  • Questions about the beard Date: 22-12-2005

    I would like to know whether the trimming or completely shaving of beard is allowed or no. I have read in one of your Fatwaas that it is Haraam to shave the beard. But I have seen many Egyptian Ulamah and Qaaris without beard or some having small beards like French, etc. Is the keeping of French beard allowed in Islam? I want to know why many.. More

  • Length of the Prophet's, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, beard Date: 20-10-2005

    You said in one of your Fatwa that the beard of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, was until his chest, and there are Hadeeth of the Sahaaba that they used to trim their beards that exceeded more than a fist's length? Why didn't the Sahaaba too imitate the Prophet, by letting their beards grow until their chests? Please do reply... More

  • Ibn Umar's shortening his beard Date: 6-10-2005

    My question (No. 277806) was about the authenticity of the following Hadeeth: "Abdullah Ibn Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, used to cut that portion (which exceeds the grip of the hand) of beard." [Tirmithi] But, your reply referring to Fatwa No. 84474 is not the answer to my question. I wish to know if this particular Hadeeth.. More