"Yoga has the power to bring the entire humankind together. It beautifully combines Gyan (knowledge), Karm (work) and Bhakti (devotion)," Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted last December after proposing the idea of celebrating International Yoga Day before the United Nations General Assembly.
“It took me eight hours to get food last night because I went back to my group and found them all on acid. They couldn't make a decision and every time we tried to leave one of them would wander off and disappear.”
Envision Festival kicked off its fifth edition Thursday in the Southern Pacific beach town of Uvita with a long line but mostly high spirits. It took some attendees as long as five hours to get into the sold-out event, but they weren’t letting the hot sun and long wait get them down.
About an hour had passed since I took the four-capsule microdose of dried iboga root, perhaps the most powerful visionary plant on Earth. Time seemed to have slowed down. I felt drunk, and my arms trailed beside me as I walked. Groovy.