Lord Balarama

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Have you ever heard of Lord Balarama?

 

He was Krishna's brother in the Vrindavan lifetime and is known to be

~the One~

who would come to take upon himself the sins of the world....

Kṛṣṇa then spoke to His elder brother Balarāma as follows:

"My dear brother, You are superior to all of us, and Your lotus feet are worshiped by the demigods. Just see how these trees, full with fruits, have bent down to worship Your lotus feet. It appears that they are trying to get out of the darkness of being obliged to accept the form of trees. Actually, the trees born in the land of Vṛndāvana are not ordinary living entities. Having held the impersonal point of view in their past lives, they are now put into this stationary condition of life, but now they have the opportunity of seeing You in Vṛndāvana, and they are praying for further advancement in spiritual life through Your personal association. Generally the trees are living entities in the modes of darkness. The impersonalist philosophers are in that darkness, but they eradicate it by taking full advantage of Your presence. I think the drones that are buzzing all around You must have been Your devotees in their past lives. They cannot leave Your company because no one can be a better, more affectionate master than You. You are the supreme and original Personality of Godhead, and the drones are just trying to spread Your glories by chanting every moment. I think some of them must be great sages, devotees of Your Lordship, and they are disguising themselves in the form of drones because they are unable to give up Your company even for a moment. My dear brother, You are the supreme worshipable Godhead. Just see how the peacocks in great ecstasy are dancing before You. The deer, whose behavior is just like the gopīs, are welcoming You with the same affection. And the cuckoos who are residing in this forest are receiving You with great joy because they consider that Your appearance is so auspicious in their home. Even though they are trees and animals, these residents of Vṛndāvana are glorifying You. They are prepared to welcome You to their best capacity, as is the practice of great souls in receiving another great soul at home. As for the land, it is so pious and fortunate that the footprints of Your lotus feet are marking its body.

Lord Balarāma and
Lord Kṛṣṇa  Destroy Evil
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Lord Balarāma Kills Demon Pralambhasura
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Lord Kṛṣṇa Kills Demon Putana a.k.a. Putrifaction
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Narasimha kills King Hiranyakashipu
His tale depicts the futility of desiring power over others and the strength of God's protection over his fully surrendered devotees
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Lord Kṛṣṇa Kills King Kamsa as Balarāma looks on.
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