Imam breaks wudu in prayer.
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My question goes this way: 3 people are praying zuhr. After the first 2 Raka`ats, another person join them (say A), then the Imam has to leave the prayer at the 3rd raka`at because his abulution suddenly brake. When presenting another person to lead the prayer he presented A, who has to carry over 2 raka`ats at the end of the prayer. How is this situation going to be reconciled?
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Imam breaks wudu in prayer
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
Your Question: How is this situation going to be reconciled?
First and foremost, if the imam were to invalidate his wudu after the completion of only the second rakah in a four rakah prayer, it would have been best for him to invite one amongst the two brothers who started the prayer with him to lead the rest of the prayer.
But lets say for whatever reason, the imam happens to
choose the third person (
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
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