The 108 Names of Lord Shiva

The most auspicious 108 Shiva Ashtottarashata Namavali of Lord Shiva are at one place. By worship this Shiva-Stotra is capable of removing all sins.

S.no Name Meaning

1

Om Shivaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Auspicious One 

2

Om Maheshvaraya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Great God Shiva 

3

Om Shambhave Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who exists for our happiness alone 

4

Om Pinakine Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva, who guards the path of dharma 

5

Om Shashishekharaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who wears the crescent moon in his hair 

6

Om Vamadevaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who is pleasing and auspicious in every way 

7

Om Virupakshaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God of spotless form 

8

Om Kapardine Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord with thickly matted hair 

9

Om Nilalohitaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God splendid as the red sun at daybreak 

10

Om Shankaraya Namaha 

Obeisances to the source of all prosperity 

11

Om Shulapanaye Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who carries a spear 

12

Om Khatvangine Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who carries a knurled club 

13

Om Vishnuvallabhaya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva, who is dear to Lord Vishnu 

14

Om Shipivishtaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord whose form emits great rays of light 

15

Om Ambikanathaya Namaha 

Obeisances to Ambika's Lord 

16

Om Shrikantaya Namaha 

Obeisances to he whose throat is shining blue 

17

Om Bhaktavatsalaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who loves His devotees like new born calves 

18

Om Bhavaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who is existence itself 

19

Om Sarvaya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who is all 

20

Om Trilokeshaya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who is the Lord of all the three worlds 

21

Om Shitakanthaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the primal soul whose throat is deep blue 

22

Om Shivapriyaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the god who is dear to Shakti 

23

Om Ugraya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva whose presence is awesome and overwhelming 

24

Om Kapaline Namaha 

Obeisances to the God whose begging bowl is a human skull 

25

Om Kamaraye Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who conquers all passions 

26

Om Andhakasura Sudanaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who killed the asura Andhaka 

27

Om Gangadharaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who holds the Ganges River in his hair 

28

Om Lalatakshaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord whose sport is creation 

29

Om Kalakalaya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who is the death of death 

30

Om Kripanidhaye Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who is the treasure of compassion 

31

Om Bhimaya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva whose strength is awesome 

32

Om Parashu Hastaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who wields an axe in his hands 

33

Om Mrigapanayae Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who looks after the soul in the wilderness 

34

Om Jatadharaya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who bears a mass of matted hair 

35

Om Kailasavasine Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who abides on Mount Kailas 

36

Om Kavachine Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who is wrapped in armor 

37

Om Kathoraya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who causes all growth 

38

Om Tripurantakaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who destroyed the three demonic cities 

39

Om Vrishankaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God whose emblem is a bull (Nandi) 

40

Om Vrishabharudhaya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who rides a bull 

41

Om Bhasmoddhulita Vigrahaya Namaha

Obeisances to the Lord covered with holy ash 

42

Om Samapriyaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God exceedingly fond of hymns from the Sama Veda 

43

Om Svaramayaya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who creates through sound 

44

Om Trayimurtaye Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who is worshiped in three forms 

45

Om Anishvaraya Namaha 

Obeisances to the undisputed Lord 

46

Om Sarvagyaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who knows all things 

47

Om Paramatmane Namaha 

Obeisances to the Supreme Self 

48

Om Somasuragni Lochanaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the light of the eyes of Soma, Surya and Agni 

49

Om Havishe Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who receives oblations of ghee 

50

Om Yagyamayaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the architect of all sacrificial rites 

51

Om Somaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Moon-glow of the mystic's vision 

52

Om Panchavaktraya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God of the five activities 

53

Om Sadashivaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the eternally auspicious benevolent Shiva 

54

Om Vishveshvaraya Namaha 

Obeisances to the all-pervading ruler of the cosmos 

55

Om Virabhadraya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva the foremost of heroes 

56

Om Gananathaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God of the Ganas 

57

Om Prajapataye Namaha 

Obeisances to the Creator 

58

Om Hiranyaretase Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who emanates golden souls 

59

Om Durdharshaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the unconquerable being 

60

Om Girishaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the monarch of the holy mountain Kailas 

61

Om Girishaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord of the Himalayas

62

Om Anaghaya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who can inspire no fear 

63

Om Bujangabhushanaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord adorned with golden snakes 

64

Om Bhargaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the foremost of rishis 

65

Om Giridhanvane Namaha 

Obeisances to the God whose weapon is a mountain 

66

Om Giripriyaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who is fond of mountains 

67

Om Krittivasase Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who wears clothes of hide 

68

Om Purarataye Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who is thoroughly at home in the wilderness 

69

Om Bhagavate Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord of prosperity 

70

Om Pramathadhipaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who is served by goblins 

71

Om Mritunjayaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the conqueror of death 

72

Om Sukshmatanave Namaha 

Obeisances to the subtlest of the subtle 

73

Om Jagadvyapine Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who fills the whole world 

74

Om Jagadgurave Namaha 

Obeisances to the guru of all the worlds 

75

Om Vyomakeshaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God whose hair is the spreading sky above 

76

Om Mahasenajanakaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the origin of Mahasena 

77

Om Charuvikramaya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva, the guardian of wandering pilgrims 

78

Om Rudraya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who is fit to be praised 

79

Om Bhutapataye Namaha 

Obeisances to the source of living creatures, including the Bhutas, or ghostly creatures 

80

Om Sthanave Namaha 

Obeisances to the firm and immovable deity 

81

Om Ahirbudhnyaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who waits for the sleeping kundalini 

82

Om Digambaraya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva whose robes is the cosmos 

83

Om Ashtamurtaye Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who has eight forms 

84

Om Anekatmane Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who is the one soul 

85

Om Satvikaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord of boundless energy 

86

Om Shuddha Vigrahaya Namaha 

Obeisances to him who is free of all doubt and dissension 

87

Om Shashvataya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva, endless and eternal 

88

Om Khandaparashave Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who cuts through the mind's despair 

89

Om Ajaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the instigator of all that occurs 

90

Om Papavimochakaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who releases all fetters 

91

Om Mridaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who shows only mercy 

92

Om Pashupataye Namaha 

Obeisances to the ruler of all evolving souls, the animals 

93

Om Devaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the foremost of devas, demigods 

94

Om Mahadevaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the greatest of the gods 

95

Om Avyayaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the one never subject to change 

96

Om Haraye Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who dissolves all bondage 

97

Om Pashudantabhide Namaha 

Obeisances to the one who punished Pushan 

98

Om Avyagraya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who is steady and unwavering 

99

Om Dakshadhvaraharaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the destroyer of Daksha's conceited sacrifice 

100

Om Haraya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who withdraws the cosmos 

101

Om Bhaganetrabhide Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who taught Bhaga to see more clearly 

102

Om Avyaktaya Namaha 

Obeisances to Shiva who is subtle and unseen 

103

Om Sahasrakshaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord of limitless forms

104

Om Sahasrapade Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who is standing and walking everywhere 

105

Om Apavargapradaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the Lord who gives and takes all things 

106

Om Anantaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the God who is unending 

107

Om Tarakaya Namaha 

Obeisances to the great liberator of mankind 

108

Om Parameshvaraya Namaha 

Obeisances to the great God

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