I performed a congregational prayer with one person. Soon after I realized that I had no whudu. However, the other person was leading the prayer. Is his prayer still valid? This was in University so I may not see that person again. I have prayed that prayer again.
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.
The validity of the Salaah of the Muqtadi (follower in Salaah) does not affect the Salaah of the Imam.[i] Hence, the Salaah of the Imam will be valid.
And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best
Mufti Nabeel Valli.
Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah
وَفَسَادُ صَلَاةِ الْمُقْتَدِي لَا تُؤَثِّرُ فِي فَسَادِ صَلَاةِ الْإِمَامِ، وَلِفَسَادِ صَلَاةِ الْإِمَامِ أَثَرٌ فِي فَسَادِ صَلَاةِ الْمُقْتَدِي