Use the link below to register your place at the International Spiritual Retreat with Habib Umar

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The Mahabbah foundation was established in the year 2012. The Foundation serves as an umbrella body of a number institutes chaired by its various members. The Foundation has members and branches in both Cape Town and Johannesburg.


The primary objective is to connect the creation to their Creator subhanahu wa ta’ala. This is achieved through the:

  • The disbursement of sacred knowledge via unbroken chains of transmission
  • Tazkiyah or the purification of the soul and refinement of one’s character
  • Da’wah or calling to Allah, Mighty and Majestic


  • Creating platforms for remembrance of Allah and His beloved Prophet sallaLlahu alayhi wasallam
  • Creating special programmes focusing on the spiritual development of the seeker
  • Conducting classes and workshops tackling relative issues within the community