Different Names of Lord Shiva

One of the most important Hindu deities, Lord Shiva is known by several names. The Shiva Purana list 1008 names for Lord Shiva. Each of these names in Sanskrit signifies certain attribute of the Lord. Given here are 108 names of Lord Shiva with their meaning.

108 Names of Lord Shiva
S NoLord Shiva NameMeaning
1AashutoshOne who fulfills wishes instantly
3AkshayagunaGod with limitless attributes
4AnaghaWithout any fault
5AnantadrishtiOf infinite vision
6AugadhOne who revels all the time
7AvyayaprabhuImperishable Lord
8BhairavLord of terror
9BhalanetraOne who has an eye in the forehead
10BholenathKind hearted Lord
11BhooteshwaraLord of ghosts and evil beings
12BhudevaLord of the earth
13BhutapalaProtector of the ghosts
14ChandrapalMaster of the moon
15ChandraprakashOne who has moon as a crest
17DevadevaLord of the Lords
18DhanadeepaLord of Wealth
19DhyanadeepIcon of meditation and concentration
20DhyutidharaLord of Brilliance
21DigambaraOne who has the skies as his clothes
22DurjaneeyaDifficult to be known
24GangadharaLord of River Ganga
25GirijapatiConsort of Girija
26GunagrahinAcceptor of Gunas
27GurudevaMaster of All
28HaraRemover of Sins
29JagadishaMaster of the Universe
30JaradhishamanaRedeemer from Afflictions
31JatinOne who has matted hair
32KailasOne Who Bestows Peace
33KailashadhipatiLord of Mount Kailash
34KailashnathMaster of Mount Kailash
35KamalakshanaLotus-eyed Lord
37KapalinOne who wears a necklace of skulls
38KhatvanginOne who has the missile khatvangin in his hand
39KundalinOne who wears earrings
40LalatakshaOne who has an eye in the forehead
41LingadhyakshaLord of the Lingas
42LingarajaLord of the Lingas
43LokankaraCreator of the Three Worlds
44LokapalOne who takes care of the world
45MahabuddhiExtremely intelligent
46MahadevaGreatest God
47MahakalaLord of All Times
48MahamayaOf great illusions
49MahamrityunjayaGreat victor of death
50MahanidhiGreat storehouse
51MahashaktimayaOne who has boundless energies
52MahayogiGreatest of all Gods
53MaheshaSupreme Lord
54MaheshwaraLord of Gods
55NagabhushanaOne who has serpents as ornaments
56NatarajaKing of the art of dancing
57NilakanthaThe one with a blue throat
58NityasundaraEver beautiful
59NrityapriyaLover of Dance
60OmkaraCreator of OM
61PalanhaarOne who protects everyone
62Parameshwara First among all godsFirst among all gods
63ParamjyotiGreatest splendor
64PashupatiLord of all living beings
65PinakinOne who has a bow in his hand
66PranavaOriginator of the syllable of OM
67PriyabhaktaFavorite of the devotees
68PriyadarshanaOf loving vision
69PushkaraOne who gives nourishment
70PushpalochanaOne who has eyes like flowers
71RavilochanaHaving sun as the eye
72RudraThe terrible
73RudrakshaOne who has eyes like Rudra
74SadashivaEternal God
75SanatanaEternal Lord
76SarvacharyaPreceptor of All
77SarvashivaAlways Pure
78SarvatapanaScorcher of All
79SarvayoniSource of Everything
80SarveshwaraLord of All Gods
81ShambhuAbode of Joy
82ShankaraGiver of Joy
83ShivaAlways Pure
84ShoolinOne who has a trident
85ShrikanthaOf glorious neck
86ShrutiprakashaIlluminator of the Vedas
87ShuddhavigrahaOne who has a pure body
88SkandaguruPreceptor of Skanda
89SomeshwaraLord of All Gods
90SukhadaBestower of happiness
91SupritaWell pleased
92SuraganaHaving Gods as attendants
93SureshwaraLord of All Gods
95TejaswaniOne who spreads illumination
96TrilochanaThree-Eyed Lord
97TrilokpatiMaster of all the Three Worlds
98TripurariEnemy of Tripura
99TrishoolinOne who has a trident in his hands
100UmapatiConsort of Uma
101VachaspatiLord of Speech
102VajrahastaOne who has a thunderbolt in his hands
103VaradaGranter of Boons
104VedakartaOriginator of the Vedas
105VeerabhadraSupreme Lord of the Nether World
106VishalakshaWide-eyed Lord
107VishveshwaraLord of the Universe
108VrishavahanaOne who has bull as his vehicle

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