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Noun1.Balarama - elder brother of Krishna; an incarnation of Vishnu
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Tenders are invited for manjakkad kunnath veedu muthal balabhadra devi kshetrham vare branch road patch ,retarring ward 30,20
The Yatra marks the return on Lord Krishna to his place Vrindavan along with his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra.
At the festival of Rath Yatra in Ahmadabad, India, idols of the Hindu God Jagannath (the origin of the English word "juggernaut"), his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra are taken out in a grand procession in chariots called raths, pulled by thousands of devotees | Horses and soldiers of the Household Cavalry as they swap trotting on the streets of London for splashing in sea in Norfolk at their annual Regimental Training Camp | A bus seen driving in deep floodwater at Wuhan in China yesterday.
Every year Lord Jagannath, the Lord of Puri, who is believed to be an avatar of Lord Vishnu, with his elder brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra, travel on grand chariots, from his temple in Puri, to his garden palace in the countryside, said Professor Karunaratne Hangawatte.
Held in the Hindu month of Ashad, three richly decorated chariots or rathas, with towering structures are readied for the idols of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and their sister Subhadra.
Ta ranatha tells us that in 1601 he received a letter from the Raja Balabhadra in which the ruler reminded the lad of their connection through the person of Santigupta.
Three Hindu deities, Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra, are taken out of the temple and then transported in colourfully-decked chariots to anotther nearby temple for a week's stay.
12) The temple, being a Hindu religious institution was restricted only to Hindus, and hence non-Hindu Westerners had no opportunity to look at the idols of Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra except during the Car festival when the holy Triad are brought out of the temple premises.
People, especially women, celebrated the nine-day-long festival, which commemorates a journey by Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra, in specially made chariots.
Take part in the exuberant 10-day Rath Yatra festival which sees Lord Jagannath (a reincarnation of Lord Vishnu and Krishna), along with and his elder brother Balabhadra being transported on magnificent towering, colourful chariots.
New Delhi, July 4 -- Lakhs of devotees and tourists turned out to witness the grand spectacle of the famous Rath Yatra of Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra in the coastal town of Puri on Sunday.
Together with Balabhadra and Subhadra, the wooden image Jagannatha is claimed to be the Jina of the Jainas, Adi Buddha of the Buddhists, Rudra of the Saivas, Bhairava of the Saktas,Visnu of the Vedantin Vaisnavas, Krsna of the Bengal Vaisnavism and Nilamadhava (bluestoned Narayana) of the tribals.