Muṣṭafā Mount

Our Legacy, Their Future

The success and impact of the initiatives and activities of the Greensville Trust on local, regional and national levels created the foundation and the impetus for a greater vision: Muṣṭafā Mount (formerly Olive Mount).

Intentions and Vision

Islam is built on 5 pillars, and likewise there are 5 intentions for establishing Muṣṭafā Mount:

  1. To raise the Name of God uppermost
  2. To establish a waqf (religious endowment) 
  3. To take responsibility for the raising of the next generation in accordance with the prophetic way. Our Legacy: Their Future
  4. To develop a blueprint for sacred space in the West which exemplifies the prophetic way 
  5. To develop our own ‘independent’ sources of food and water

The Name: Muṣṭafā Mount

Teaching Sacred Knowledge

Al-Ḥabīb ʿUmar bin Ḥafīẓ blessed the site with the name of ‘Muṣṭafā Mount’, thus connecting it to one of the names of the beloved Prophet Muḥammad .  Its meanings include ‘chosen (and ‘chosen as the finest’), selected, pure, and free of all deficiency.’   This name also connects the Muṣṭafā Mount site to al-Ḥabīb ʿUmar’s own establishment Dār al-Muṣṭafā, which is renowned for teaching sacred knowledge to thousands of students and teachers from around the world, many of whom have gone on to open their own centres of learning.

The City-Based Campus

Islam is based on 5 pillars, and the Muṣṭafā Mount campus is also based on 5 foundations:

The Sacred Heart
A paradise garden and courtyard will welcome visitors, taking them on a journey from worldly life to the sacred space of the Rawḍah Mosque. The complex will also feature ablution facilities, a library, and a mortuary.
The Knowledge Quarter
This includes the Madrasa for adults, which is the centre for the acquisition of sacred knowledge. It will be accompanied by provision for nursery, primary education and an art gallery.
The Hospitality and Living Quarter
The Heaton Mount Wedding and Function Centre, the Hotel and Lodge, and the Coach House and Apartments make up this part of the Campus.
The Sports and Well-Being Quarter
The Futuwwa Spa and Gym, with both male and female facilities will be accompanied by a Natural Health Clinic to support community health and well-being for all.
The Enterprise Quarter
This features a Business Centre and a Media Centre to support enterprise and entrepreneurship, as well as skills and crafts workshops and the Souk marketplace.