VIRTUES OF GROWING THE BEARD
It is mentioned in the collection of Ibn Maajah, that the Beloved of Allah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa Wa Mawlana Muhammad (PBUH] has said: Those who adopt the Sunnah of those who are not from us [Meaning the Disbelieves) are also not from among our group (Meaning Believers].
It is reported by Ibn Asaker that the Prince of Madina, Hadrat Sayyidina Wa Mawlana Muhammad (PBUH) has said: "Those who turn away from my Sunnah are not from my group (meaning not from my Ummah)
Hadrat Abdullah Bin 'Umar has narrated that our Beloved master Hadrat Muhammad (PBUH) has said: Do the opposite of the Mushrikeen (unbelievers); Trim your mustache very short and grow your beards long. (Saheeh Bukhari).
In the collection of Bayhaqi, it is reported that the Beloved of Allah, Hadrat Sayyidina wa Mawlana Muhammad (PBUH) has said: Trim your mustaches and grow your beards profusely. Do the opposite of the Jews and the Christians.
Hadrat `Abdullaah Bin `Umar reports that our most Beloved Master Muhammad has said while talking about Majoosees (Fire Worshippers); "[These People] grow their mustache long and shave their beard. You must do the opposite of what they do" (Al-Tabarani)
In the Bayhaqi collection, it is reported that the Beloved of Allah, Hadrat Sayyidina wa Mawlana Muhammad has said Trim your mustache and give profusion to your beards. Do the opposite of what the Yahood and Nasara do.
Alhamdu lillahi Rabbi-l `Alameen, enough evidence has been presented.