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Is keeping white/grey hair/beard haram?

I would like to extend this question (unanswered) I read here that, “The Jews and the Christians do not dye their hair, so be different from them.” (Narrated by al-Bukhaari, 3275; Muslim, 2103). ...
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Is the hadith about the mustache and beard of the envoys of Persia authentic?

Ibn Jarir at-Tabari, while reporting the visit of two emissaries of the King of Persia to the Prophet (ﷺ), records: ودخلا على رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم وقد حلقا لحاهما، وأعفيا شواربهما، فكره النظر ...
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What is the context of this hadith: “Trim your moustaches and save the beard”?

Can anyone tell me the context of the following hadith, when he (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) said it? "Trim your moustaches and save the beard"
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Ruling on shaving the beard so it grows out better

I personally want to grow a beard that is tidy, looks good and clean. Unfortunately, my genetics had another plan for your beard and it ended up growing uneven on both sides of the head and very messy....
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Why was I not allowed to pray in the first row?

Today when i went to pray for maghrib, I sat on the first row. I have a habit of offering my prayers in the first row. For the past 1 year I am praying in the first row. As I sat down, the person next ...
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Is there is any Hadith about the limit of cutting beard?

From my knowledge I am not read or learn any Hadith about the limit of beard. I have a little beard. Some people says that you must want to put beard that define limit of four Imam. But I disagree(...
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Which oil did Prophet Muhammad PBUH use?

I've read in various ahadith that Prophet Muhammad PBUH used oil in his head. Does anyone know which oil he used? By "which", I mean like coconut oil, argan oil, macadamia oil, almond oil etc.
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Is trimming the hair below the bottom lip allowed?

I follow the Hadith where it is said to "Leave / grow the beard and trim moustache". I have hair growing right below my lower lip; some brothers have a big hairless gap there either they don't grow ...
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Does dying one's beard or hair black play a role in jihad?

In Ibn Hajar Haytami's list of "enormities", item 111 is: Dying the beard or hair black for other than jihad or the like. (Also mentioned at Islam Q&A.) Question: Does dying one's beard or ...
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Are beards haram?

I grew a beard and I am wondering if it's haram. All my friends are telling me it's haram and I think they are right because they gave me good proof. Is it true?
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If I convert, must I have a beard?

Basically what I said. If I convert and become a Muslim, am I required to grow/maintain a beard?
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Does making fun of the short beards of Muslims amount to kufr?

I was in the mosque and I saw a man with a short beard. I felt the impulse to laugh because I think I found the style of his beard funny. I told myself not to laugh because it might constitute making ...
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Is there a minimum length clearly specified in authentic texts for the beard?

Several sahih hadiths command to leave/grow the beard in order not to be like the mushrikeen [who used to shave their beard altogether & grow big moustaches]. Many scholars concluded that the ...
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Can't grow a full beard due to injury and scar. What would it be suggested I do in Islam?

I have a scar that prevents me from growing a full beard. I was scarred as an infant, well before I could ever grow a beard. Essentially, underneath my chin I would I only grow hair on the left side. ...
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What is the ruling of long-mustache (without beard)?

What is the reason that some people (specifically AFAIK some of Arabs and Kurds) keep their Mustache long, but cut their beard? My question is that whether it is considered as an Islamic custom? I ...
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What is the ruling on having a “professorial” beard?

I am aware that it is Haram to be clean-shaven and Muslim men ought not to shave their beard completely, but I'd like to know if it is Haram to shave the beard like "professorial beard". I mean a ...
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What is the sunnah minimum and maximum beard length?

Can anyone quote a Hadith on minimum and maximum length of beard in Islam?
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Can I dye my beard or hair black?

My teacher is an Imam of a mosque, he used to teach Qur'an and now that I have become older and we discuss many things related to Islam. So he recently asked me a question which I couldn't answer: ...
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Is shaving the beard Haram?

Is shaving the beard Haram? Is there any authentic hadith about it? What is the opinion of the Quran about it? (Sunni and Shia)
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Why did the prophet of islam have a beard?

It's fairly clear that the prophet of islam had a beard, and it's also clear that the prophet of islam liked the beard. But did the prophet of islam have a beard because it was a cultural thing at ...
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What is the reason or wisdom behind the rule of growing beard in Islam?

In Islam, all scholars seem to agree that shaving off the beard is prohibited(Haram) and some say at least part of it should be kept. What is the reasoning for this rule?
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What does Islam say about growing beards?

I have watched a part of TV show and the Muslim scholar was saying it is a must to let your beard grow and trim your mustache. I have always thought there is a kind of cultural influence and it is not ...