When Imaam makes mistake in Salaah (prayer), eg. when he makes just one Sajdah or when he makes an extra Raka'ah, how do we correct him? Is interrupting his concentration advisable?
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If Imaam makes mistake in basic actions like Ruku' and Sujood, the follower should correct him by saying out loud "Subhanallah". If the mistake is realised by a female follower, she can alert by clapping.
While, if the mistake is made in the recitation of Qur'an, the follower should point out the mistake by reciting the correct Ayaah.
If the Imaam still doesn't realise, he should be explained after finishing the prayer. If the meaning of recitation made by the Imaam had contradicted the meaning of actual Ayah, the prayer has to be repeated.
If a female follower detects the mistake made by the Imaam, she can alert the Imaam by clapping. She should not read out as it may go well against the above hadith.
ۚ وَاللَّهُ عَلِيمٌ حَكِيمٌ (And Allah is the All-Knower, the Wise)
اللَّهُمَّ انْفَعْنِي بِمَا عَلَّمْـتَنِي وَ عَلِّمْنِي مَا يَنْفَعُنِي
A moderm view
Thanks @Tabres for question and answer. I am giving a modern view.
In other cases, if the Imam made a mistake and someone has to point him out, I think a better word is "Allah ho Akabar". Clapping is disgraceful in my opinion.