- the elder brother of Krishna and an incarnation of Vishnu.
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Examples from the Web for balarama
Krishna and his brother Balarama figure as princes of Dwaraka in the Mahbhrata.
Then Krishna and Balarama left the city, and both died in the jungle.
A little later Balarama takes them to a grove of palm trees.
Both he and Balarama require wives and the question is how are they to get them.
As Balarama enters their house, Nanda and Yasoda weep with joy.