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Balarama, also known as Baladeva, Balabhadra and Halayudha, is the elder brother of Krishna and is regarded generally as an avatar of Shesha. He is also sometimes considered as the Sankarshana form of Vishnu and the eighth avatar of Vishnu.

Balarama
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Bala Rama
Devanagari बलराम
Sanskrit transliteration Balarāma
Affiliation Avatar of Shesha or Vishnu
Weapon Plough
Consort Revati
Parents Vasudeva(father)
Rohini Devi(mother)
Siblings Krishna (half-brother)
Subhadra (half-sister)

Balarama(Sanskrit: Balarāma), also known as Baladeva, Balabhadra and Halayudha, is the elder brother of Krishna (an avatar of the god Vishnu) and is regarded generally as an avatar of Shesha. He is also sometimes considered as the Sankarshana form of Vishnu and the eighth avatar of Vishnu.

He may have originated in Vedic times as a deity of agriculture and fertility. In Jainism, he is known as Baladeva. He is often depicted with a drinking cup, pitcher, shield and sword.

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