Hindu Mythology

The colorful deities and demons of India...

BALARÂMA

Hindu Agriculture God

Also known as BALARÂMA, BALA-RÂMA, BALABHADRA-RÂMA

God of Farming and Strength

He shared a womb with his brother Krishna after being rescued from certain death at the hands of uncle Kamsa.

Unlike his dark-skinned brother, Balarâma had white skin and paled into insignificance beside the heroic Krishna. Spent most of his later years plowing fields and hitting people.

Balarâma Facts and Figures

Name: Balarâma
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: BALARÂMA, BALA-RÂMA, BALABHADRA-RÂMA

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Agriculture and Farming
Area of expertise: Agriculture, Farming

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1516

Cite this article

Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.

Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Permissions page