• Lord Shiva Ashtottara Shatanamavali | Lord Shiv 108 Names with Meaning

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    According to the Hindu religious tradition, the number 108 is considered to be an auspicious one. One of the most important Hindu deities, Lord Shiva is known by several names. The #ShivaPurana, one of the oldest Hindu religious texts dedicated to the Hindu deity #Shiva, contains 108 Sanskrit names for Lord Shiva, each of which signifies a particular attribute of the Lord. 

     

    S No

    Lord Shiva Name

    Meaning

    1

    Aashutosh

    One who fulfills wishes instantly

    2

    Aja

    Unborn

    3

    Akshayaguna

    God with limitless attributes

    4

    Anagha

    Without any fault

    5

    Anantadrishti

    Of infinite vision

    6

    Augadh

    One who revels all the time

    7

    Avyayaprabhu

    Imperishable Lord

    8

    Bhairav

    Lord of terror

    9

    Bhalanetra

    One who has an eye in the forehead

    10

    Bholenath

    Kind hearted Lord

    11

    Bhooteshwara

    Lord of ghosts and evil beings

    12

    Bhudeva

    Lord of the earth

    13

    Bhutapala

    Protector of the ghosts

    14

    Chandrapal

    Master of the moon

    15

    Chandraprakash

    One who has moon as a crest

    16

    Dayalu

    Compassionate

    17

    Devadeva

    Lord of the Lords

    18

    Dhanadeepa

    Lord of Wealth

    19

    Dhyanadeep

    Icon of meditation and concentration

    20

    Dhyutidhara

    Lord of Brilliance

    21

    Digambara

    One who has the skies as his clothes

    22

    Durjaneeya

    Difficult to be known

    23

    Durjaya

    Unvanquished

    24

    Gangadhara

    Lord of River Ganga

    25

    Girijapati

    Consort of Girija

    26

    Gunagrahin

    Acceptor of Gunas

    27

    Gurudeva

    Master of All

    28

    Hara

    Remover of Sins

    29

    Jagadisha

    Master of the Universe

    30

    Jaradhishamana

    Redeemer from Afflictions

    31

    Jatin

    One who has matted hair

    32

    Kailas

    One Who Bestows Peace

    33

    Kailashadhipati

    Lord of Mount Kailash

    34

    Kailashnath

    Master of Mount Kailash

    35

    Kamalakshana

    Lotus-eyed Lord

    36

    Kantha

    Ever-Radiant

    37

    Kapalin

    One who wears a necklace of skulls

    38

    Khatvangin

    One who has the missile khatvangin in his hand

    39

    Kundalin

    One who wears earrings

    40

    Lalataksha

    One who has an eye in the forehead

    41

    Lingadhyaksha

    Lord of the Lingas

    42

    Lingaraja

    Lord of the Lingas

    43

    Lokankara

    Creator of the Three Worlds

    44

    Lokapal

    One who takes care of the world

    45

    Mahabuddhi

    Extremely intelligent

    46

    Mahadeva

    Greatest God

    47

    Mahakala

    Lord of All Times

    48

    Mahamaya

    Of great illusions

    49

    Mahamrityunjaya

    Great victor of death

    50

    Mahanidhi

    Great storehouse

    51

    Mahashaktimaya

    One who has boundless energies

    52

    Mahayogi

    Greatest of all Gods

    53

    Mahesha

    Supreme Lord

    54

    Maheshwara

    Lord of Gods

    55

    Nagabhushana

    One who has serpents as ornaments

    56

    Nataraja

    King of the art of dancing

    57

    Nilakantha

    The one with a blue throat

    58

    Nityasundara

    Ever beautiful

    59

    Nrityapriya

    Lover of Dance

    60

    Omkara

    Creator of OM

    61

    Palanhaar

    One who protects everyone

    62

    Parameshwara First among all gods

    First among all gods

    63

    Paramjyoti

    Greatest splendor

    64

    Pashupati

    Lord of all living beings

    65

    Pinakin

    One who has a bow in his hand

    66

    Pranava

    Originator of the syllable of OM

    67

    Priyabhakta

    Favorite of the devotees

    68

    Priyadarshana

    Of loving vision

    69

    Pushkara

    One who gives nourishment

    70

    Pushpalochana

    One who has eyes like flowers

    71

    Ravilochana

    Having sun as the eye

    72

    Rudra

    The terrible

    73

    Rudraksha

    One who has eyes like Rudra

    74

    Sadashiva

    Eternal God

    75

    Sanatana

    Eternal Lord

    76

    Sarvacharya

    Preceptor of All

    77

    Sarvashiva

    Always Pure

    78

    Sarvatapana

    Scorcher of All

    79

    Sarvayoni

    Source of Everything

    80

    Sarveshwara

    Lord of All Gods

    81

    Shambhu

    Abode of Joy

    82

    Shankara

    Giver of Joy

    83

    Shiva

    Always Pure

    84

    Shoolin

    One who has a trident

    85

    Shrikantha

    Of glorious neck

    86

    Shrutiprakasha

    Illuminator of the Vedas

    87

    Shuddhavigraha

    One who has a pure body

    88

    Skandaguru

    Preceptor of Skanda

    89

    Someshwara

    Lord of All Gods

    90

    Sukhada

    Bestower of happiness

    91

    Suprita

    Well pleased

    92

    Suragana

    Having Gods as attendants

    93

    Sureshwara

    Lord of All Gods

    94

    Swayambhu

    Self-Manifested

    95

    Tejaswani

    One who spreads illumination

    96

    Trilochana

    Three-Eyed Lord

    97

    Trilokpati

    Master of all the Three Worlds

    98

    Tripurari

    Enemy of Tripura

    99

    Trishoolin

    One who has a trident in his hands

    100

    Umapati

    Consort of Uma

    101

    Vachaspati

    Lord of Speech

    102

    Vajrahasta

    One who has a thunderbolt in his hands

    103

    Varada

    Granter of Boons

    104

    Vedakarta

    Originator of the Vedas

    105

    Veerabhadra

    Supreme Lord of the Nether World

    106

    Vishalaksha

    Wide-eyed Lord

    107

    Vishveshwara

    Lord of the Universe

    108

    Vrishavahana

    One who has bull as his vehicle