I decided to film this clip of Sting (back in early 2011) with my camera when I searched all over youtube & saw that no one else had uploaded it. NOW, you can find many videos of this particular clip in way better quality :)
Like here for example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxaxvC...
***Sorry for the horrible quality***
DP::: HAVE YOU ALREADY STARTED THE RAINFOREST FOUNDATION WHEN YOU HAD THE AYAHUASCA EXPERIENCE? OR WAS IT ONE OF THE INSPIRATIONS?
Sting::: It kinda happened around more or less the same time.
I went to the rainforest before that - before I had the ayahuasca experience.
And I suppose it has informed our work since then.
DP::: HOW DID YOU EVEN FIND OUT ABOUT IT?
Sting::: I think about 20 years ago.
I was in Brazil and I met somebody in Copacabana and Trudie and I - my wife - got in the back of his car and were mysteriously led out of Rio through the __ and into the jungle.
There's was a big church and they handed out this brew.
And Trudie and I looked at each other.
We saw everybody drinking it so we did.
I drank it in one...and then after the 40 minutes something coursing through every cell in my body - like an intelligence searching everything.
And I am wired to the entire cosmos!
I look at the ground and I see a crack in the ground and inside that crack I see a little flower growing...it's my brother - Everything!
And I realize for the first time this is the only genuine, religious experience I've ever had!
It is __ this direct access to the Godhead or whatever you think that is.
I have no idea what it is,but there is definitely an intelligence - a higher intelligence - at work in you during this experience.