Sangh Shakha

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Shakha refers to the daily meetings of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh.

This includes sports, Geets, Subhashit, Amrutvachan, Yogasanas and Prayer.

Introduction[edit]

The shakha is the backbone of the RSS and HSS. It is a daily gathering of swayamsevaks, which is held in an open ground for an hour either in the morning or in the evening.

Shakha is started by doing Parnam to the Flag of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. Parnam is done by putting your right hand on center of chest facing towards earth and showing respect by bending head.

In shakha, swayamsevaks perform exercises, play games, sing patriotic or devotional songs, have discussions,learn about dharma, etc.

The shakha makes swayamsevaks healthy and fit, both physically and mentally, teaches them about their culture and instills in them moral values. It also builds in them organisational skills and the ability to work as a team.It also teaches them to be social and learns then to do seva

It is for all ages and genders. It is a great way to learn about hindu culture and have fun at the same time. Shakha has separate groups for ages such as balagana for kids to the age of 12 and kishore for teenagers. This organization also celebrates during appropriate hindu holidays.

In modern age of telecommunications, HSS Sangh Shakha has expended through the state-of-art online communications, called as eShakha.

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See also[edit]

Prakash Nayak