Lord Krishna is a major deity in hinduism. He is worshipped as the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu and also as the Supreme god in his own right. He is the god of protection, compassion, tenderness, and love; and is one of the most popular and widely revered among Indian divinities. Krishna’s birthday is celebrated every year by Hindus on Krishna Janmashtami. The anecdotes and narratives of Krishna’s life are generally titled as Krishna Leela. He is a central character in the Mahabharata, the Bhagvata Purana, the Brahma Vaivarta Purana and the Bhagavad Gita.His iconography typically depicts him with black, dark, or blue skin, like Lord Vishnu.
Krishna is often depicted wearing a peacock-feather wreath or crown, and playing the bansuri (Indian flute).In this form, he is usually shown standing with one leg bent in front of the other in the Tribangha posture. He is sometimes accompanied by cows or a calf, which symbolise the divine herdsman Govinda. Alternatively, he is shown as a romantic young boy with the gopis (milkmaids), often making music or playing pranks.
In other icons, he is a part of battlefield scenes of the epic Mahabharata. He is shown as a charioteer, notably when he is addressing the Pandava prince Arjuna character, symbolically reflecting the events that led to the Bhagavad Gita – a scripture of Hinduism. In these popular depictions, Krishna appears in the front as the charioteer, either as a counsel listening to Arjuna or as the driver of the chariot while Arjuna aims his arrows in the battlefield of Kurukshetra.
Balarama is a Hindu God and elder brother of Lord Krishna . He is sometimes described as incarnation of Shesha, the serpent associated with the deity Vishnu, Krishna is regarded as an incarnation of Vishnu. Some traditions regard him as one of the 10 principal avatars of Vishnu himself. Balarama is the celebrated tiller, signifying the one who is “harbinger of knowledge”, of agricultural tools and prosperity . The plough and mace are his weapons. He is a constant companion of Lord Krishna be it in the act of stealing butter or playing childhood pranks.
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