INDIAN MYTHOLOGY

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BALIN

Indian Hero God

Demon slayer who lost out to Vishnu

Son of INDRA and a Monkey Queen.

Half brother of SUGRIVA (both Monkees). He started out well giving the demon RAVANA a thorough pasting, tying all his arms and legs with his tail and dragging him around the world for laughs for a dozen years.

RAVANA survived to fight another day, but not with BALIN, who next had a falling out with his half brother, and they fought in single combat to the death. SUGRIVA had the help of RAMA who was also Vishnu, and by using RAMA’S bow had the power to shoot BALIN dead.

BALIN FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : BALIN
Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Heroics
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 115
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Article last updated on 22 August 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "BALIN: Hero God from Indian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 22 Aug. 2014. Web. 2 September 2014.

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