Prayer of Imam Ali
Question :

How is the prayer of Imam Ali (peace be upon him) offered?

Answer :

It has been narrated that it is of four units (rakaat) - divided into prayers of two units each. In each unit, one should recite fifty times the chapter of Tawheed after the recitation of the Fatiha.

Funeral prayer in Absentia
Question :

As per the jurisprudence of Ahlus-Sunnah, it is permissible to offer Funeral prayer in Absentia. For the purpose of unity with Ahlus-Sunnah, is it permissible for us to offer Funeral prayer in Absentia for the deceased Sunnis, especially for their deceased clergies and scholars?

Answer :

It is permissible to perform it with them if it cause closeness between the hearts and uniting the word of Muslims.

Prayer of Wahsha
Question :

Is it obligatory to mention the name of the deceased with his/her father's name at the end of the Prayer of Wahshah?

Answer :

It has been narrated that this prayer is ended by saying: "Allahumma Salli Ala Mohammad wa Aali Mohammad and send the reward to the grave of so and so". It is not obligatory to mention the name of the father of the deceased.

Prayer of Wahshah
Question :

While offering the Prayer of Wahshah, is it obligatory to recite Bismillah at the start of the Ayat-ul-Kursi (Quran 2:255)?

Answer :

It is not obligatory to recite the Bismillah before the said verse.

Prayer of Wahsha
Question :

Can the prayer of Wahshah be offered for any Muslim?

Answer :

The mentioned prayer is legislated only to be recited for the believer in the Imamate of the Ahlul-Bayt (peace be upon them).

More Than One Eid Prayer
Question :

Is it allowed for an imam of congregational prayers to offer Eid prayer in more than one place or in the same place more than once?

Answer :

It is permissible to do so with the hope that it is desired by Almighty High.

Thanksgiving Prayer
Question :

After having been granted one's wish by Allah Almighty, how long should one continue to offer the thanksgiving prayer?

Answer :

The said prayer is not obligatory, and it can be repeated as many times as one desires. An individual is expected to feel the Godly bounties that surround him day and night. Such feeling is not limited to the time after granting the wishes. It was reported that it is recommended for an individual to say everyday seven times "Alhamdulillah ala kulli ne'matin kanat aw hiya kaainah" (Praise Allah for every bounty that has been granted and for those which will be granted)".

Mustahab Prayer of Ramadhan
Question :

In the recommended prayers of the month of Ramadhan - which are 8 units before Isha prayer and 12 units after it - do I pray the 8 and 12 unit together with one salam, or divide them into sets of two units?

Answer :

These prayers are performed in sets of two units, so for every two units there is one Salam.

Eid Prayer
Question :

Is it obligatory to pray Eid Prayer?

Answer :

Eid prayer is not obligatory in our time but recommended.