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Bala

Bala

[bey-luh]
Bala has several meanings:

General

  • Bala - In general, in many Indian languages it stands for 'The Young'

Places

Religion

  • Bala, the spiritual powers possessed by a Buddha or bodhisattva.
  • Bala (strength), attribute of the Hindu god Vishnu

People

Other

  • Bala shark (Balantiocheilos melanopterus), a semi-aggressive minnow from Southeast Asia, somewhat common as an aquarium fish.
  • A common name for Country Mallow (Sida cordifolia), especially when used as an ayurvedic medicine
  • Bala (film), a documentary by Satyajit Ray

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