in Hindu mythology Lord Bhalabhadra is considered as Sheshanaga, Lord Narayna is often resting on Sesha. In different Yuga Avatar Lord Shesanaga incarnate as Lakshmana, brother of Rama; Balarama, brother of Krishna, Ramanuja and Manavala Mamunigal. Patanjali. In KaliYuga Shesanaag is in the form of Balavadra, as elder brother of Narayan ( Jagnnath. He will get the maximum benefits as every Indian Brother and sister get in their family.
In Pahandi ritual Lord Balavadra advances first as respected by Sister Subhadra and Brother Balabhadra.
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