I am a university student, and all Praise is due to Allaah [alone] as I was [blessed to have been] guided to maintain a beard [and let it grow]. However, I do trim it a little from [around] the neck as well as from the top of [both] the cheeks, and some [of those around me] took issue with me [for doing so], saying: [this is] not permissible. Bearing in mind this [excess] hair annoys me and is inconvenient, what is your opinion [regarding trimming this excess hair]?
The wearing of [friendship] string bracelets amongst the male students in schools has [now] become widespread, so what is your opinion regarding that?
If there was a molar from amongst the molar teeth which was longer than the rest, would it be permissible for me to have it cut or filed [shorter] until it was aligned [in length] with the rest? Please provide us with a fatwa, and may Allaah reward you with good.
I am a young man who joined the military corps, and [upon joining] was required to shave off my beard – so should I abide by this condition?
What is the ruling regarding using the siwaak [toothstick]? And with which hand should the Muslim brush [his teeth]?