Sachin Tendulkar, the Legend of Cricket shared a space with Gurudev Jaggi Vasudev at Codissia Trade complex in Coimbatore on September 4th, 2015. The event Isha Gramotsavam 2015 was organized by Isha Yoga Center to encourage the sport spirit among rural people.
The games like volleyball, throw ball, cricket was conducted for 45 days among 490 villages of 24 districts which is divided into 8 divisions. The final match was conducted on the day of Isha Gramotsavam. Throwball for women and Volleyball for men final was conducted. The day was also cherished with Tamilnadu cultural sports like Oru Adi (Pot hitting), Kabbadi, Sillambattam, Valukamaram. All the age group people were participated in these sports.
The Guru starts the final match between Devarayapuram - Kovai and Kollappulur team. The Devarayapuram - Kovai team won the match by leading 22-9.
Sachin Starts the Final match between Trichy and Arasampatti for Men Volley Ball. Trichy won the match with lead 6-4 against Arasampatti.
The cricket team 'Men in Blue' from Pothanur won the final against Singanallur Jayenthra Academy. In Kabbadi, the Karunya team won the final.
The winner teams got the Trophy from the hands of Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar.
Youngest Silambattam pretties attracted the crowds by their skillful performances. The dance performances and food festivals was also organized by the team.
Guru Jaggi Vasudev has tweeted 'At Isha we have effectively used sport as an entry activity for revitalizing rural societies'. Sadhguru on stage shared '70% of Indian Population belongs to rural areas “If they cannot play, we have a nation that will become stagnant and sick over a period of time'.
Sachin on the stage said 'It is not always I went out and succeeded. But there were number of occasions, when I could not do well. But sports taught me to get up on my feet again and compete in the right spirit'.
He also added 'Sports means everything to me and sports taught me a lot of things in life, to be disciplined and to be focused, Sport is something, which gives you a reason to smile. It is hence I am smiling in front of you'.