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Question # : 31829


assalamu alikum ,im 23 yrs unemployed graduate from Singapore ,i'm an indian i studied Masters degree in Singapore.during my undergraduate in India ,my parents send me in tabligh,so i got imprssed and start goin wz them and i started growingbeard,from that my problem starts ,whenevr i came home ,mymum and dad scold for having beard,so it has been 7 years ,stillnowthis people scold me for having beard ,after my masters i applied for Phd in Engg ,so I went for 4 months jamath in india,but unfortunately i didnt get admitted for phd ,so i came back to singapore in search of job,so even after 3 months i didnt get job even i have good academic,again all started shouting it is because of ur beard,now im not prayin salah ,i got frustrated ,nw whole family is against me

Answer : 31829

Published on: May 18, 2011

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 746/620/B=1432)

One hadith says:
لا طاعة لمخلوق فى معصية الخالق
i.e. one should not obey any person in a job in which one has to disobey Almighty Allah,,even he should not obey his mother, father and teacher. It is wajib for a Muslim male to grow beard. It is the sign of Muslims. It is haram to shave or trim it. It is also haram not to offer salah or miss it. It is not right for your family to go against you. One gets job or employment as per destined by Allah. Many graduates as well who don't have beard are roaming jobless.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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