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Loon Lake Lodge and Retreat Centre 
14500 Silver Valley Road
Maple Ridge, BC V4R 2R3

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Renate Geier 
Ontogony Evolution LTD 

Residential Retreat with Dr. Carlos de Leon May 20 to 26, 2017 at Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre, Maple Ridge, BC

Experience the profound teachings of Tantra Mahamudra. The second year of the Mahamudra Cycle, offers the teachings of the Yogas of Naropa; and a deepening connection to Chakrasamvara (‘Wheel of Perfect Bliss’ or ‘Wheel of Union’) a tantric meditative deity (Sanskrit: ishta-deva) of the Highest Yoga (Anuttara) Tantra class of Vajrayana Buddhism.

Tantra Mahamudra Retreat Details:

Dates: May 20 to 26, 2017

Location: Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre, Maple Ridge, BC

Retreat Times:
Check In :
May 20, 2017 – Check in & Registration - 9:00 am 

Finishes: May 26, 2017 – Teaching Sesssion - 1:00 pm & room check out is at 11:00 am

Format: Each year of the program offers a complete cycle of practices, empowerments and teachings, that deepen your personal connection to this path of study and development. Participants are encouraged to attend the second year of the teachings. Inaddition to providing a foundational understanding for the teachings of Mahamudra, it prepares you to receive Essential Mahamudra, which is offered in the fourth and final year.  Each student can expect individual attention from Dr. Carlos de León to help guide their personal practices throughout the program.

Registration: Last day to register for the Tantra Mahamudra Residential Retreat is May 4, 2017, or when retreat participants have reached the maximum capacity of 55 people for lodging onsite. Last Day to Register for Non-Residential Option is May 12, 2017, or when we have reached our capacity of 65 registrants. 

Program & Accommodations Fees: Includes tuition, accommodation, 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 6 dinners May 20 to 26, 2017; starting with lunch on May 20, 2017 and concluding with breakfast on May 26, 2017.

  • Koerner Lodge Double Room - (11 rooms with 22 beds availible only)
    Early Bird (before February 1st, 2017) - $1,700/ Regular Fee - $1,850
  • Koerner Lodge Quad Room - (4 rooms availible with 16 beds)
    Early Bird (before February 1st, 2017) - $1,550/ Regular Fee - $1,700
  • Johnson Yew Double Room with Shared Bathrooms - (8 rooms availible with 16 beds only)
    Early Bird (beforeFebruary 1st, 2017) - $1,550/ Regular Fee - $1,700
  • Non-Residential Option - $1,100 (Limited Seats due to size of Teaching Space) 
  • All fees will be subject to 5% GST

Cancellation Policy - Please Read Prior to Completing your Registration

All requests for cancellation of a program, or to bank credits or transfer them to another individual, must be submitted in writing, with contact information [name, e-address and/or phone number], to the Registrar, at info@ontogony.com.

Variable refunds for cancellations are available, as follows:

All cancellation requests received are subject to an administration fee of $75, in addition to a percentage of the full program fee payable to Ontogony Evolution LTD, as listed below:

Requests received on or before December 1, 2016, 75% of the full program fee will be refunded;
Requests received on or before February 1, 2017, 50% of the full program fee will be refunded;
Requests received on or before March 1, 2017, 25% of the full program fee will be refunded.

No refunds will be given for cancellation requests received after March 1, 2017, due to the financial commitment requried by Loon Lake Lodge and Retreat Centre. In special circumstances, however, a person may be able to bank credits or transfer them to another individual.  Such requests to either bank credits or transfer them to someone else must be submitted in writing to the Event Registrar at Ontogony Evolution LTD, and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.  Banked credits must be used within one year of the originally scheduled program.

Ontogony Evolution LTD will confirm by e-mail all cancellations or requests to bank or transfer credits.  If you do not receive a confirmation of your request within three (3) business days, please call 604.813.2848 to reconfirm the change.

NSF cheques are subject to a $25 fee. All refunds will be processed and returned, by cheque, within 20 days of the refund request.

Special Circumstances:  Cases of family and/or medical emergencies may result in a full refund (minus administrative fees of $75 plus 10% of the program fee).  These will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  In order to be considered for such a refund, you must notify Ontogony Evolution LTD by e-mail, at info@ontogony.com, as early as possible prior to the start of the course.  The option of transferring to other programs where there are spots available, in future, can also be considered.

Extenuating Circumstances:  In the event that Dr. Carlos de León uses his reserved right to decline the admission of any individual prior to the start of a program, that person will be refunded in full.  Should he decline the further participation of any individual during a program, that person will be reimbursed at a rate directly proportionate to the remainder of the program that he/she will no longer be attending.