Question: An Imaam (the one who leads congregational Prayer) delivered Jumu’ah (Friday) speech on 10/6/1408 A.H. He admonished people and reminded them of Jannah (Paradise) and the blessings Allaah (Exalted be He) prepared therein. At the end of his speech, he swore that whoever shaves his beard or lets his garment down will not enter Jannah. We would like you to guide us to the truth in this regard. Is this true or false?
Answer: Shaving the beard and letting clothes down are prohibited acts. Whoever does so is disobedient to Allaah. If such a person dies as persisting in doing so without making Tawbah (repentance to Allaah), his case will be up to Allaah… read more here.