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Topic: Balarama

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Balarama and Krishna with the gopis, gopas, and cows The Supreme Person appears in innumerable forms to enjoy transcendental relationships. Some of His expansions are tiny, dependent beings, like us, and some are complete and omnipotent beings like Himself. Balarama, or Baladeva, is Krishna's primary all-powerful expansion. When Krishna desires to appear in this world as an avatar, Balarama...
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Krishna and Balarama In honor of Balarama Jayanti (the appearance day of Lord Balarama) Harinama Chintamani Dasi narrates the pastime of Balarama visiting Vrindavan, from Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead written by Srila Prabhupada.
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Krishna, the Supreme Person, expands Himself into many other forms of God in order to enjoy transcendental pastimes and to create and oversee the material world. Balarama is Krishna's first expansion, who often appears as Krishna's brother. Through Balarama come countless other avatars, forms of God. Here, Harinama Dasi narrates "The Glories of Lord Balarama"— the Introduction to Chaitanya...
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From Srimad-Bhagavatam, 1.11.16-17, Purport, by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada: "Baladeva [Balarama]: He is the divine son of Vasudeva by his wife Rohini. He is also known as Rohini-nandana, the beloved son of Rohini. He was also entrusted to Nanda Maharaja along with His mother, Rohini, when Vasudeva embraced imprisonment by mutual agreement with Kamsa. So Nanda Maharaja is...