Is it permissible for the one who lives in Europe to shorten the beard, if [maintaining] the beard causes him problems in finding work?
Is the one who shaves his beard off sinful? Because I heard someone saying “the one who practices the Sunnah is rewarded, and the one who does not is not sinful.”
It reached me that the Fire will not harm the area which has been touched by the tears [which flowed due to the fear of Allaah].
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]?
Is it a condition for the one who has a thick beard, that the water reaches the roots [when doing wudhoo]?