Balarama

Updated: 24.10.2011
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Balarāma, बलराम

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Sanskrit: बलराम balarāma also known as Baladeva, Balabhadra and Halayudha,
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is the elder brother of the divine being, Krishna in Hinduism. Within Vaishnavism Hindu traditions Balarama is worshipped as an Avatar of Vishnu, and he is also listed as such in the Bhagavata Purana. Within both the Vaishnava traditions and Hinduism generally he is known as being a manifestation of Shesha, the serpent on whom Vishnu rests.

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