Situation: Hafiz is leading Taraweeh. Someone outside the Salah gives ishara to someone inside Salah of a mistake. The person inside Salah corrects it by clapping, and the Hafiz takes the Luqmah, is the Salah valid?
ﺑﺴﻢ اﷲ اﻟﺮﺣﻤﻦ اﻟﺮﺣﯿﻢ
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
Based on the scenario mentioned in your question, the prayer will be valid (Raddul Muhtar: v. 1, p. 622 [Darul Fikr]). Nevertheless, bear in mind that the method of correcting the Imam differs from male to female. For details regarding how to correct an Imam’s mistake, kindly refer to the following link:
Only Allah knows best
Written by Maulana Mohammad Ahsan Osmani Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah
Darul Ifta Birmingham