About the dressing of his hair (head)


Features of the Mode of life of the Holy Prophet, Hadith & Seerah, The Ways of the Prophet (SAWS) / Monday, October 12th, 2009

When he would get his head shaved, he would get the whole of it shaved or retain the hair on the whole head. He did not do so that a part of it was shaved and the remaining part was left unshaved. [Zadul Ma’ad]

Hadrat lbn Abbas (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) used to trim the moustache. [Zadul Ma’ad]

In a number of traditions, Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) has commanded growing of beard and has impressed the trimming of moustache. The majority of theologians have held that clipping the moustache is sunnah but clipping should be done in a manner resembling shaving. [Khasail-e-Nabawa]

Hadrat Anas (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) said, “Do the opposite of what the polytheists do: let the beard grow long and clip the moustache.” [Zad-il-Ma’ad, Muslim, Bukhari]

Hadrat Anas (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) said, “Do not let forty days elapse without trimming the moustache and paring the nails.” [Sahi Muslim] Hadrat lbn Umar (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) said, “Do the opposite of what the polytheists do: let the beard grow long and clip the moustache.” [Zad-uI-Ma’ad, Muslim, Bukhari]

He who has hair should wash it and keep clean. Instead of combing the hair and beard every day, it is better to comb them every second day. [Abu Dawd, Zadul Ma’ad, Mishakat]

It is permissible to dye the grey hair of the beard with henna but the use of black dye is forbidden and therefore undesirable. [Bahishti Gohar, Khasail-e-Nabawi]

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