Hazrat Maulana Ahmed Ali Lahori رحمة الله عليه was a renowned Sufi Muslim scholar of Indian subcontinent, in 1950's, who immensely influenced religious and academic circles in Lahore ,Pakistan.With his particular focus on human spirit in the Qur'anic paradigm and its impediments, his message transcended Pakistan and spread all over the globe, within Muslim communities.
He was the founder of Khuddam ud Din Movement ( a movement of accelerating teachings of The Holy Quran and its application of human, physical and spiritual, affairs. He presented a non-sectarian and non-political rendition to the universal message of The Holy Quran, about one's spiritual disorders and a necessary comprehension of anatomy of soul.
He stressed the dire need to guard one's spirit of spiritual disorders aka moral defects. In fact his name stands prominent in laying guiding principles for Muslim psychology. Today , his followers spread all around the world and carry this message of spiritual comprehension of man in a holistic model of integration of Mind, body and Spirit, thus bringing medical , cognitive and spiritual sciences in a blend.
A cursory look at his life span can reveal the course of hardships and sacrifices he took to finally bring out an important facet of human spirit and its varying textures.