“Let the man of means spend according to
A couple of years ago, while visiting Pakistan, I saw a strange thing on TV. A money-making commercial TV channel (???) was telecasting live the event of Henna ("Mehndi ki Rasm") of a cricketer's bride. This was a cheap and mean show of wealth, a mockery of Islam, mockery of journalism and an insult to the TV Live Broadcasts! Money buys all rules, regulations, principles, ethics and codes. The easy money, coming from match-fixing and by selling the honor of the motherland, could be spent so carelessly without feeling any pain? It was hurting to see the whole scene ('Tamasha'). This money could have been spent on the wedding of some poor girl who could not get married because of poverty. This money could have been spent on orphans, the needy, the poor, the victims of floods and earthquakes! This money could have been spent to get medical aid, medicines and hospital treatment for hundreds of poor patients. This was really a shameless exhibition of Jahaalat that continued for hours on TV. That was business with Shaitan!
“Those who rehearse the Book of Allah,
-- Boxer Qais Ashfaq