Devaki

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In Hinduism, Devaki is the wife of Vasudeva and mother, by him, of Krishna and Balarama. Devaki and Vasudeva were imprisoned by her half-brother, Kamsa, due to a prophecy that one of their sons would kill him. Kamsa then killed six of their sons; the seventh, Balarama, escaped death by transferring to the womb of another woman. The first son, Krishna (who was actually an avatar of Vishnu), was born at midnight and taken by his to be raised by Nanda and Yasoda in a neighboring village.It was believed that krishna was born not from a sexual connection between devaki & Vasudeva ,actually krishna was another form or shape of Vishnu who transfared to devaki's womp .

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