Balarama


Also found in: Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Balarama - elder brother of Krishna; an incarnation of Vishnu
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Construction of 230mm size cc drain from mutyala satyanarayana house to vemula balarama murthy house (kunapareddivari street) 6th ward in narsapur municipality
The chariot, named after the god Jagannatha meaning Lord of the Universe, features Krishna, his brother Balarama and sister Subhadra and is very colourfully decorated, set upon huge wooden wheels.
Magazines (Vanitha - the women's magazine, Balarama - a magazine for children, The Week - news magazine, to name some) were launched, as were television channels and internet editions of many of these publications.
Maharaja Chithria Thirunal Balarama Varma's proclamation to lift the ban in 1936 was preceded by teachings of social reformers like Sri Narayana Guru and by people's movements like Vaikom Satyagraha (1924) and the Guruvayur Satyagraha (1931).
We had a big ceremony for receiving the Bhima, Duryodhana and Balarama statues (figure 6).
He is worshiped along with his brother, Balarama, and sister, Subhadra, in the main shrine.
Thiruvananthapuram: Uthradom Tirunal Marthanda Varma, titular head of the erstwhile Travancore kingdom that comprised southern Kerala, passed away early on Monday, bringing to an end an era that marked him taking over from his elder brother Sri Chithira Tirunal Balarama Varma as the first head of Travancore without the trappings of power.
The chariot of Jagannatha, Balarama and Subhadra is splendidly decorated each year, and then pulled by crowds through the city streets.
There is also a double reference for Sully, who is portrayed in a similar way to the Vishnu avatars, who are usually heroic, as Rama (in the Ramayanas), or as Parasurama, Balarama, Khrishna himself, or the mesianic hero Kalki.
In India elephants are trained to perform in public festivals and majestic Balarama is chosen to carry the golden howdah on the last day of Dasara, a centuries old festival which celebrates autumn in the city of Mysore.
Balarama Reddi, who headed the audit, wrote, " It is felt that the BRPL is not in a position to identify even the major equipment purchased from REL to show to the inspecting team.
Krsna Vasudeva, his elder brother Balarama and sister Ekanamsa commonly known as Subhadra (Brihatsamhita, 57 of Varaha 5th C.