Q1: Is shaving the beard considered as sin?
A: According to obligatory caution, shaving the beard is h?ar?m. Therefore, rulings and consequences of a sinful act are applied to it as a matter of caution.
Q2: Some men leave the hair around the chin grow, i.e. goatee, and shave the rest of the beard. What is the view on such practice?
A: The ruling on shaving a part of beard is the same as that passed on shaving the entire beard.