108 is considered an auspicious number in Hindu Dharma. Like 108 names of Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva is also extolled through his 108 names during the puja rituals either by the priests or by the worshippers themselves. 

    Whoever chants these 108 auspicious Names of Lord Shiva, will be blessed by Shiva.

    Sri Shiva Ashtottarashata-Namavali

    108 names of Lord Shiva is collectively known as Shiva Ashtottara Namavali

    Lord Shiva
    NoNameName MantraName Meaning
    1.शिव
    Shiva
    ॐ शिवाय नमः।
    Om Shivaya Namah।
    Always Pure
    2.महेश्वर
    Maheshwara
    ॐ महेश्वराय नमः।
    Om Maheshwaraya Namah।
    Lord Of Gods
    3.शंभवे
    Shambhu
    ॐ शंभवे नमः।
    Om Shambhave Namah।
    One Who Bestows Prosperity
    4.पिनाकिने
    Pinakin
    ॐ पिनाकिने नमः।
    Om Pinakine Namah।
    One Who Has A Bow In His Hand
    5.शशिशेखर
    Shashi Shekhara
    ॐ शशिशेखराय नमः।
    Om Shashishekharaya Namah।
    The God Who Wears The Crescent Moon In His Hair
    6.वामदेवाय
    Vamadeva
    ॐ वामदेवाय नमः।
    Om Vamadevaya Namah।
    The God Who Is Pleasing And Auspicious In Every Way
    7.विरूपाक्ष
    Virupaksha
    ॐ विरूपाक्षाय नमः।
    Om Virupakshaya Namah।
    Lord Shiva With Oblique Eyes
    8.कपर्दी
    Kapardi
    ॐ कपर्दिने नमः।
    Om Kapardine Namah।
    The Lord With Thickly Matted Hair
    9.नीललोहित
    Nilalohita
    ॐ नीललोहिताय नमः।
    Om Nilalohitaya Namah।
    The One With Red And Blue Colour
    10.शंकर
    Shankara
    ॐ शंकराय नमः।
    Om Shankaraya Namah।
    One Who Gives Happiness And prosperity
    11.शूलपाणी
    Shulapani
    ॐ शूलपाणये नमः।
    Om Shulapanaye Namah।
    The One Who Carries A Trident
    12.खटवांगी
    Khatvangi
    ॐ खट्वांगिने नमः।
    Om Khatvangine Namah।
    The God Who Carries A Knurled Club (Khatvanga)
    13.विष्णुवल्लभ
    Vishnuvallabha
    ॐ विष्णुवल्लभाय नमः।
    Om Vishnuvallabhaya Namah।
    The One Who Is Dear To Lord Vishnu
    14.शिपिविष्ट
    Shipivishta
    ॐ शिपिविष्टाय नमः।
    Om Shipivishtaya Namah।
    The Lord Whose Form Emits Great Rays Of Light
    15.अंबिकानाथ
    Ambikanatha
    ॐ अंबिकानाथाय नमः।
    Om Ambikanathaya Namah।
    Consort of Ambika (Parvati)
    16.श्रीकण्ठ
    Shrikantha
    ॐ श्रीकण्ठाय नमः।
    Om Shrikanthaya Namah।
    Of Glorious Neck
    17.भक्तवत्सल
    Bhaktavatsala
    ॐ भक्तवत्सलाय नमः।
    Om Bhaktavatsalaya Namah।
    The One Who Is Favourably Inclined Towards His Devotees
    18.भव
    Bhava
    ॐ भवाय नमः।
    Om Bhavaya Namah।
    The God Who Is Existence Itself
    19.शर्व
    Sharva
    ॐ शर्वाय नमः।
    Om Sharvaya Namah।
    Remover Of All Troubles
    20.त्रिलोकेश
    Trilokesha
    ॐ त्रिलोकेशाय नमः।
    Om Trilokeshaya Namah।
    The Lord Of All The Three Worlds
    21.शितिकण्ठ
    Shitikantha
    ॐ शितिकण्ठाय नमः।
    Om Shitikanthaya Namah।
    The Lord Who Has White Neck
    22.शिवाप्रिय
    Shivapriya
    ॐ शिवा प्रियाय नमः।
    Om Shiva Priyaya Namah।
    Beloved Of Parvati
    23.उग्र
    Ugra
    ॐ उग्राय नमः।
    Om Ugraya Namah।
    The One Who Has Extremely Fierce Nature
    24.कपाली
    Kapali
    ॐ कपालिने नमः।
    Om Kapaline Namah।
    One Who Wears A Necklace Of Skulls
    25.कामारी
    Kamari
    ॐ कामारये नमः।
    Om Kamaraye Namah।
    Enemy of Kamadeva
    26.अंधकारसुर सूदन
    Andhakasura Sudana
    ॐ अन्धकासुरसूदनाय नमः।
    Om Andhakasurasudanaya Namah।
    The Lord Who Killed The Asura Andhaka
    27.गंगाधर
    Gangadhara
    ॐ गंगाधराय नमः।
    Om Gangadharaya Namah।
    The God Who Holds The Ganges River In His Hair
    28.ललाटाक्ष
    Lalataksha
    ॐ ललाटाक्षाय नमः।
    Om Lalatakshaya Namah।
    One Who Has An Eye In The Forehead
    29.कालकाल
    Kalakala
    ॐ कालकालाय नमः।
    Om Kalakalaya Namah।
    He Is The Death Of Death
    30.कृपानिधि
    Kripanidhi
    ॐ कृपानिधये नमः।
    Om Kripanidhaye Namah।
    The God Who Is The Treasure Of Compassion
    31.भीम
    Bheema
    ॐ भीमाय नमः।
    Om Bhimaya Namah।
    The One Who Has Fearful Form
    32.परशुहस्त
    Parshuhasta
    ॐ परशुहस्ताय नमः।
    Om Parashuhastaya Namah।
    The God Who Holds Axe In Hands
    33.मृगपाणी
    Mrigpaani
    ॐ मृगपाणये नमः।
    Om Mrigapanaye Namah।
    The God Who Possess Deer In Hands
    34.जटाधर
    Jattadhar
    ॐ जटाधराय नमः।
    Om Jatadharaya Namah।
    The God Who Keeps Tress (Jata)
    35.कैलाशवासी
    Kailashavasi
    ॐ कैलाशवासिने नमः।
    Om Kailashavasine Namah।
    Native Of Kailasha
    36.कवची
    Kawachi
    ॐ कवचिने नमः।
    Om Kawachine Namah।
    The God Who Possess Armour
    37.कठोर
    Kathor
    ॐ कठोराय नमः।
    Om Kathoraya Namah।
    The God Who Has A Strong Body
    38.त्रिपुरान्तक
    Tripurantak
    ॐ त्रिपुरान्तकाय नमः।
    Om Tripurantakaya Namah।
    The God Who Killed Tripurasura
    39.वृषांक
    Vrishanka
    ॐ वृषांकाय नमः।
    Om Vrishankaya Namah।
    The God Who Has A Flag With A Symbol Of Bull
    40.वृषभारूढ़
    Vrishbharudh
    ॐ वृषभारूढाय नमः।
    Om Vrishabharudhaya Namah।
    The One Who Rides Bull
    41.भस्मोद्धूलितविग्रह
    Bhasmodhulitavigrah
    ॐ भस्मोद्धूलितविग्रहाय नमः।
    Om Bhasmodhulitavigrahaya Namah।
    The One Who Applies Ashes All Over The Body
    42.सामप्रिय
    Samapriya
    ॐ सामप्रियाय नमः।
    Om Samapriyaya Namah।
    The One Who Loves With Equality
    43.स्वरमयी
    Swaramayi
    ॐ स्वरमयाय नमः।
    Om Swaramayaya Namah।
    The God Who Lives In All Seven Notes
    44.त्रयीमूर्ति
    Trayimurti
    ॐ त्रयीमूर्तये नमः।
    Om Trayimurtaye Namah।
    The One Who Possess Veda Form
    45.अनीश्वर
    Anishvara
    ॐ अनीश्वराय नमः।
    Om Anishwaraya Namah।
    The One Who Does Not Have Any Lord
    46.सर्वज्ञ
    Sarvagya
    ॐ सर्वज्ञाय नमः।
    Om Sarvajnaya Namah।
    The One Who Knows Everything
    47.परमात्मा
    Paramatma
    ॐ परमात्मने नमः।
    Om Paramatmane Namah।
    Everyone’s Own Soul
    48.सोमसूर्याग्निलोचन
    Somasuryaagnilochana
    ॐ सोमसूर्याग्निलोचनाय नमः।
    Om Somasuryagnilochanaya Namah।
    The One Who Has Eyes In The Form Of Sun, Moon And Fire
    49.हवि
    Havi
    ॐ हविषे नमः।
    Om Havishe Namah।
    He Who Is Wealthy In The Form Of Ahuti
    50.यज्ञमय
    Yagyamaya
    ॐ यज्ञमयाय नमः।
    Om Yajnamayaya Namah।
    The Architect Of All Sacrificial Rites
    51.सोम
    Soma
    ॐ सोमाय नमः।
    Om Somaya Namah।
    The One Who Includes The Form Of Uma
    52.पंचवक्त्र
    Panchavaktra
    ॐ पंचवक्त्राय नमः।
    Om Panchavaktraya Namah।
    God Of The Five Activities
    53.सदाशिव
    Sadashiva
    ॐ सदाशिवाय नमः।
    Om Sadashivaya Namah।
    The One Who Is Eternally Auspicious
    54.विश्वेश्वर
    Vishveshwara
    ॐ विश्वेश्वराय नमः।
    Om Vishveshwaraya Namah।
    Lord Of The Universe
    55.वीरभद्र
    Veerabhadra
    ॐ वीरभद्राय नमः।
    Om Virabhadraya Namah।
    Who Is Violent , Yet Peaceful
    56.गणनाथ
    Gananatha
    ॐ गणनाथाय नमः।
    Om Gananathaya Namah।
    God Of The Ganas
    57.प्रजापति
    Prajapati
    ॐ प्रजापतये नमः।
    Om Prajapataye Namah।
    The One Who Is The Creator Of Dynasty
    58.हिरण्यरेता
    Hiranyareta
    ॐ हिरण्यरेतसे नमः।
    Om Hiranyaretase Namah।
    The One Who Emanates Golden Souls
    59.दुर्धर्ष
    Durdharsha
    ॐ दुर्धर्षाय नमः।
    Om Durdharshaya Namah।
    The One who Is Unconquerable
    60.गिरीश
    Girisha
    ॐ गिरीशाय नमः।
    Om Girishaya Namah।
    Lord Of Mountains
    61.गिरिश
    Girisha
    ॐ गिरिशाय नमः।
    Om Girishaya Namah।
    The God Who Sleeps On Kailash Mountain
    62.अनघ
    Anagha
    ॐ अनघाय नमः।
    Om Anaghaya Namah।
    He Who Is Pure
    63.भुजंगभूषण
    Bujangabhushana
    ॐ भुजंगभूषणाय नमः।
    Om Bujangabhushanaya Namah।
    Lord Adorned With Golden Snakes
    64.भर्ग
    Bharga
    ॐ भर्गाय नमः।
    Om Bhargaya Namah।
    Lord Who Ends All Sins
    65.गिरिधन्वा
    Giridhanva
    ॐ गिरिधन्वने नमः।
    Om Giridhanvane Namah।
    God Whose Weapon Is A Mountain
    66.गिरिप्रिय
    Giripriya
    ॐ गिरिप्रियाय नमः।
    Om Giripriyaya Namah।
    Lord Who Is Fond Of Mountains
    67.कृत्तिवासा
    krittivasaa
    ॐ कृत्तिवाससे नमः।
    Om krittivasase Namah।
    God Who Wears Clothes Of Elephant Skin
    68.पुराराति
    Purarati
    ॐ पुरारातये नमः।
    Om Purarataye Namah।
    Destroyer OF Town Or “Pur” Named Enemy
    69.भगवान्
    Bhagwaan
    ॐ भगवते नमः।
    Om Bhagawate Namah।
    God Of Prosperity
    70.प्रमथाधिप
    Pramathadhipa
    ॐ प्रमथाधिपाय नमः।
    Om Pramathadhipaya Namah।
    God Who Is Served By Goblins
    71.मृत्युंजय
    Mrityunjaya
    ॐ मृत्युंजयाय नमः।
    Om Mrityunjayaya Namah।
    Victor Of Death
    72.सूक्ष्मतनु
    Sukshamatanu
    ॐ सूक्ष्मतनवे नमः।
    Om Sukshmatanave Namah।
    God Who Has A Subtle Body
    73.जगद्व्यापी
    Jagadvyapi
    ॐ जगद्व्यापिने नमः।
    Om Jagadvyapine Namah।
    God Who Lives In The World
    74.जगद्गुरू
    Jagadguru
    ॐ जगद्गुरुवे नमः।
    Om Jagadguruve Namah।
    Guru Of All The Worlds
    75.व्योमकेश
    Vyomakesha
    ॐ व्योमकेशाय नमः।
    Om Vyomakeshaya Namah।
    Whose Hair Spreads In The Sky
    76.महासेनजनक
    Mahasenajanaka
    ॐ महासेनजनकाय नमः।
    Om Mahasenajanakaya Namah।
    Father Of Kartikya
    77.चारुविक्रम
    Charuvikrama
    ॐ चारुविक्रमाय नमः।
    Om Charuvikramaya Namah।
    The Guardian Of Wandering Pilgrims
    78.रुद्र
    Rudra
    ॐ रुद्राय नमः।
    Om Rudraya Namah।
    The One Who Gets Sad By The Pain Of Devotees
    79.भूतपति
    Bhootapati
    ॐ भूतपतये नमः।
    Om Bhutapataye Namah।
    Lord Of Panchabhoota Or Bhootapreta
    80.स्थाणु
    Sthanu
    ॐ स्थाणवे नमः।
    Om Sthanave Namah।
    Firm And Immovable Deity
    81.अहिर्बुध्न्य
    Ahirbhudhanya
    ॐ अहिर्बुध्न्याय नमः।
    Om Ahirbudhnyaya Namah।
    The One Who Possess Kundalini
    82.दिगम्बर
    Digambara
    ॐ दिगंबराय नमः।
    Om Digambaraya Namah।
    The God Whose Robes Is The Cosmos
    83.अष्टमूर्ति
    Ashtamurti
    ॐ अष्टमूर्तये नमः।
    Om Ashtamurtaye Namah।
    Lord Who Has Eight Forms
    84.अनेकात्मा
    Anekatma
    ॐ अनेकात्मने नमः।
    Om Anekatmane Namah।
    The God Who Possess Many Forms
    85.सात्विक
    Satvika
    ॐ सात्विकाय नमः।
    Om Satvikaya Namah।
    Lord Of Boundless Energy
    86.शुद्धविग्रह
    Shuddhavigraha
    ॐ शुद्धविग्रहाय नमः।
    Om Shuddhavigrahaya Namah।
    Lord Of Pure Soul
    87.शाश्वत
    Shashvata
    ॐ शाश्वताय नमः।
    Om Shashvataya Namah।
    Lord Who Is Eternal And Endless
    88.खण्डपरशु
    Khandaparshu
    ॐ खण्डपरशवे नमः।
    Om Khandaparashave Namah।
    Lord Who Wears Broken Axe
    89.अज
    Aja
    ॐ अजाय नमः।
    Om Ajaya Namah।
    The One Who Is Boundless
    90.पाशविमोचन
    Pashvimochana
    ॐ पाशविमोचकाय नमः।
    Om Pashavimochakaya Namah।
    Lord Who Releases All Fetters
    91.मृड
    Mrida
    ॐ मृडाय नमः।
    Om Mridaya Namah।
    The Lord Who Shows Only Mercy
    92.पशुपति
    Pashupati
    ॐ पशुपतये नमः।
    Om Pashupataye Namah।
    Lord Of Animals
    93.देव
    Deva
    ॐ देवाय नमः।
    Om Devaya Namah।
    Lord Of Devas
    94.महादेव
    Mahadeva
    ॐ महादेवाय नमः।
    Om Mahadevaya Namah।
    Greatest Of The Gods
    95.अव्यय
    Avayaya
    ॐ अव्ययाय नमः।
    Om Avyayaya Namah।
    The One Who Never Subject To Change
    96.हरि
    Hari
    ॐ हरये नमः।
    Om Haraye Namah।
    Same As Lord Vishnu
    97.भगनेत्रभिद्
    Bhagnetrabhid
    ॐ भगनेत्रभिदे नमः।
    Om Bhaganetrabhide Namah।
    The Lord Who Damaged Bhaga’s Eye
    98.अव्यक्त
    Avayayat
    ॐ अव्यक्ताय नमः।
    Om Avyaktaya Namah।
    Shiva Who Is Unseen
    99.दक्षाध्वरहर
    Dakshadhwarahara
    ॐ दक्षाध्वरहराय नमः।
    Om Dakshadhwaraharaya Namah।
    Destroyer Of Daksha’s Conceited Sacrifice (Yagya)
    100.हर
    Har
    ॐ हराय नमः।
    Om Haraya Namah।
    The Lord Who Dissolves All Bondage And Sins
    101.पूषदन्तभित्
    Pushadantabhit
    ॐ पूषदन्तभिदे नमः।
    Om Pushadantabhide Namah।
    One Who Punished Pushan
    102.अव्यग्र
    Avyagra
    ॐ अव्यग्राय नमः।
    Om Avyagraya Namah।
    Lord Who Is Steady And Unwavering
    103.सहस्राक्ष
    Sahsraksha
    ॐ सहस्राक्षाय नमः।
    Om Sahasrakshaya Namah।
    One Who Has Limitless Forms
    104.सहस्रपाद
    Sahasrapada
    ॐ सहस्रपदे नमः।
    Om Sahasrapade Namah।
    The Lord Who Is Standing And Walking Everywhere
    105.अपवर्गप्रद
    Apavargaprada
    ॐ अपवर्गप्रदाय नमः।
    Om Apavargapradaya Namah।
    Lord Who Gives And Takes All Things
    106.अनन्त
    Ananta
    ॐ अनन्ताय नमः।
    Om Anantaya Namah।
    The One Who Is unending
    107.तारक
    Taraka
    ॐ तारकाय नमः।
    Om Tarakaya Namah।
    The Lord Who Is Great Liberator Of Mankind
    108.परमेश्वर
    Parameshwara
    ॐ परमेश्वराय नमः।
    Om Parameshwaraya Namah।
    The Great God

    इति श्रीशिवाष्टोत्तरशतनामावलिः सम्पूर्णा॥
    Iti Sri Shiva-Ashtottarashata-Namavali

    thus ends the hymn called – Sri Shiva Ashtottarashata-Namavali

    Last Updated on August 25, 2022