108 Names of Durga Ji

Goddess Durga is the personification of the divine force of the super power. The Durga means ‘the invincible’, so the Durga is regarded as the ever victorious warrior of the Gods lineage. Durga is the representation of courage, strength, ethics and protection. She is the destroyer of sin and evil and the savior of morality and ethics. Goddess Durga is a form of Divine Power, the Shakti. Durga is the confluence of the power, beauty and intelligence of Maha lakshmi, Maha Saraswati and Maha Kali. So, Durga is regarded as ‘the ultimate deity’. Regarded as the savior of needy and the destroyer of destructors, she is the mother of the entire universe as well as the slayer of evils. She is known by 108 different names according to quality she possesses. It is believed that Maa Durga gets pleased if, these names (Durga Shatnam Strotam) are chanted with devotion. Read on to know the 108 names of the Goddess along with their meaning.

Meaning Of 108 Durga Names 
   1.  Devi – The Deity
   2.  Durga The Inaccessible
   3.  Tribhuvaneshwari Goddess of Sargya, Martya and Patal
   4.  Yashodagarba Sambhoota Coming out from Yashoda’s Womb
   5.  Narayanavarapriya In liking of Narayana’s Boons
   6.  NandagopakulajataDaughter of the Nandagopa Race
   7.  Mangalya Auspicious, Sacred
   8.  Kulavardhini Progressor of the Race
   9.  Kamsavidravanakari Who made a threat to Kamsa
 10.  Asurakshayamkari Who reduced the number Of Demons
 11.  Shilathata Vinikshibda At the time of birth, slammed by Kamsa
 12.  Akashagamini Move In the sky
 13.  Vasudevabhagini Sister Of Vasudeva
 14.  Divamalya Vibhooshita Ornamented with beautiful garlands
 15.  Divyambaradhara Beautifully Robed
 16.  Khadgaketaka Dharini Who hold Sword And Shield
 17.  Shiva Auspicious,Sacred
 18.  Papadharini Bearer of others’ faults
 19.  Krishna Sister of Krishna
 20.  Varada One who grants the Boons
 21.  Kumari Young and Virgin Girl
 22.  Brahmacharini One who seeks for Brahman
 23.  Balarkasadrushakara Like The Rising Sun
 24.  Purnachandra Nibhanana Beautiful Like The Full Moon
 25.  Chaturbhuja Who has four arms
 26.  Chaturvakttra Who has four faces
 27.  Peenashroni Payodhara Large Bosomed
 28.  Mayoora Pichhavalaya Adorned with Peacock-Feathered Bangles
 29.  Keyurangadadharini Ornamented with Armlets And Bracelets
 30.  Krishnachhavisama Similar with Krishna’s Radiance
 31.  Krishna Dark-Complexioned
 32.  Sankarshanasamanana Equal to Sankarshana
 33.  Indradhwaja SamabahudhariniWhose shoulders like Indra’s Flag
 34.  Patradharini One who holds the Vessels
 35.  Pankajadharini One who holds the Lotus
 36.  Kanttadhara One who holds Shiva’s neck
 37.  Pashadharini One who holds the rope
 38.  Dhanurdharini Who holds the Bow
 39.  Mahachakradharini Who holds the Chakra
 40.  Vividayudhadhara One who carries various Weapons
 41.  Kundalapurnakarna Vibhooshita Wearer Of Earrings which Covers The ears
 42.  Chandravispardimukha Beautiful Like The Moon
 43.  Mukutavirajita Adorned with a Shining Crown
 44.  Shikhipichhadwaja Virajita Having Peacock-Feathered Flag
 45.  Kaumaravratadhara Observer Of Fasts Like Young Girls Do
 46.  Tridivabhavayirtri Goddess Of Sargya, Martya, Patal
 47.  Tridashapujita The Goddess Of The Celestials
 48.  Trailokyarakshini Protector Of The Sargya, Martya, Patal
 49.  Mahishasuranashini Destroyer of the great demon Mahisha
 50.  Prasanna Cheerfulness
 51.  Surashreshtta Supreme among the Celestials
 52.  Shiva – Shiva’s better half
 53.  Jaya Who can gain the victory over all
 54.  Vijaya Who can conquer over all
 55.  Sangramajayaprada Granter Of victory In the war
 56.  Varada Bestower of all
 57.  Vindhyavasini Resident Of The Vindhyas
 58.  Kali Goddess of Death
 59.  Kali Dark-Complexioned
 60.  Mahakali Mahakala’s wife
 61.  Seedupriya Who is fond of drinks
 62.  Mamsapriya Who is fond of flesh
 63.  Pashupriya Who is fond of all beings
 64.  Bhootanushruta Well-Wisher Of Bhootaganas
 65.  Varada Bestower
 66.  Kamacharini Acting On One’s Own Accord
 67.  Papaharini Destroyer Of all Sins
 68.  Shree Sacred
 69.  KritiWho gain fame over
 70.  Dhruti Valiant
 71.  Siddhi Having all Success
 72.  Hri Holy Chant Of Hymns
 73.  Vidhya Wisdom
 74.  Santati Who grants all issues
 75.  Mati Wise
 76.  Sandhya Twilight,Evening
 77.  Ratri Night, darkness
 78.  Prabha Pre-Dawn hours
 79.  Nitya Eternal and universal
 80.  Jyotsana Radiant Like Flames
 81.  Kantha Radiance
 82.  Khama Forgiveness
 83.  Daya Compassionate
 84.  BandhananashiniOne who detaches the Attachments
 85.  Mohanashini One who destroys the Desires
 86.  Putrapamrityunashini Sustainer Of Son’s Untimely Death
 87.  Dhanakshayanashini – Controller Of Wealth Decrease
 88.  Vyadhinashini Vanquisher Of Ailments
 89.  Mruthyunashini Destroyer Of Death
 90.  Bhayanashini Destroyer Of Fear
 91.  Padmapatrakshi Eyes Like The Beauty of Lotus Leaf
 92   Durga Who can remove Distress
 93.  Sharanya Who can grant Refuge
 94.  Bhaktavatsala Bestower Of Devotees
 95.  Saukhyada Bestower Of Well-Being
 96.  Arogyada Granter Of Good Health
 97.  Rajyada Bestower Of Kingdom
 98.  Ayurda Granter Of Longevity
 99.  Vapurda Granter Of Beautiful Appearance
100.  Sutada Granter Of all Issues
101.  Pravasarakshika Protects the Travellers
102.  Nagararakshika Protects the Land
103.  SangramarakshikaProtects the Wars
104.  Shatrusankata Rakshika Protects the Distressed from the foes
105.  Ataviduhkhandhara Rakshika Protects the Ignorant And Distressed
106.  Sagaragirirakshika Protects over the Seas And Hills
107.  Sarvakaryasiddhi Pradayika One who grants Success In All Attempts
108.  Durga Deity Durga


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