Following a class in Amsterdam, a student sent this information regarding European finances and recent developments. Thank you to Marc from Belgium for sharing this with us.
“First, I would like to point at what I see as a very immediate and tangible result of the work we did during the class. During the week, the European markets had been in turmoil; the European common currency, the euro, was under attack. The European governments couldn’t reach an agreement about the necessary steps to protect the euro zone, due to a lack of solidarity and common vision. Some states were very reluctant to lend a helping hand in order to protect the most exposed ones – mainly Greece.
On Friday, at the end of the afternoon, we practiced Irash Satva Yoga in Asmterdam, the yoga of abundance, as a group. And in the evening, the European governments, all of a sudden, designed an agreement, based on a rather bold construction. The momentum kept building up during the week-end and on Sunday evening, after the closing of the pod, the European ministers of finances decided to exponentially multiply the amount that would be dedicated to safeguard the most fragile member states …”