Friday, February 17, 2012

108 NAMES OF GODDESS DURGA

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Goddess Durga Maa Photo

108 Names of Goddess Durga/Parvati with Meaning


1) Aadya- The Initial reality
2) Aarya- Goddess
3) Abhavya- Improper or fear-causing
4) Aeindri- Power of God Indra
5) Agnijwaala- One who is poignant like fire
6) Ahankaara- One with Pride
7) Ameyaa- One who is beyond measure
8) Ananta- One who is Infinite or beyond measure
9) Ananta- The Infinite
10) Anekashastrahasta- Possessor of many hand weapons

11) AnekastraDhaarini- Possessor of many missile weapons
12) Anekavarna- One who has many complexions
13) Aparna- One who doesnt eat even leaves while fasting
14) Apraudha- One who never gets old
15) Bahula- One who is in various forms
16) Bahulaprema- One who is loved by all
17) Balaprada- The bestower of strength
18) Bhaavini- The Beautiful Woman
19) Bhaavya- Represents Future
20) Bhadrakaali- Fierce form of Kali
21) Bhavaani- The abode of the universe
22) Bhavamochani- The absolver of the universe
23) Bhavaprita- One who is loved by the universe
24) Bhavya- With Magnificence
25) Braahmi- Power of God Brahma
26) Brahmavaadini- One who is present everywhere
27) Buddhi- Intelligence
28) Buddhida- The bestower of wisdom
29) Chaamunda- Slayer of Chanda and Munda(demons)
30) Chandaghanta- One who has mighty bells
31) ChandaMundaVinashini- Destroyer of the ferocious asuras Chanda and Munda Sarvasuravinasha Destroyer of all demons
32) Chinta- Tension
33) Chita- Death-bed
34) Chiti- The thinking mind
35) Chitra- The Picturesque
36) Chittarupa- One who is in thought-state
37) Dakshakanya- Daughter of Daksha
38) Dakshayajñavinaashini- Interrupter of the sacrifice of Daksha
39) Devamata- Mother Goddess
40) Durga- The Invincible
41) Ekakanya- The girl child
42) Ghorarupa- Having a fierce outlook
43) Gyaana- Full of Knowledge
44) Jalodari- Abode of the ethereal universe
45) Jaya- The Victorious
46) Kaalaratri- Goddess who is black like night
47) Kaishori- The adolescent
48) Kalamanjiiraranjini- Wearing a musical anklet
49) Karaali- The Violent
50) Katyayani- One who is worshipped by sage Katyanan
51) Kaumaari- The adolescent
52) Komaari- The beautiful adolescent
53) Kriya- One who is in action
54) Krrooraa- Brutal (on demons)
55) Lakshmi- Goddess of Wealth
56) Maaheshvari- Power of Lord Mahesha (Shiva)
57) Maatangi- Goddess of Matanga
58) MadhuKaitabhaHantri- Slayer of the demon-duo Madhu and Kaitabha
59) Mahaabala- Having immense strength
60) Mahatapa- With severe penance
61) Mahodari- One who has huge belly which stores the universe
62) Manah- Mind
63) Matangamunipujita- Worshipped by Sage Matanga
64) Muktakesha- One who has open tresses
65) Narayani- The destructive aspect of Lord Narayana (Brahma)
66) NishumbhaShumbhaHanani- Slayer of the demon-brothers Shumbha Nishumbha
67) MahishasuraMardini- Slayer of the bull-demon Mahishaasura
68) Nitya- The eternal one
69) Paatala- Red in color
70) Paatalavati- Wearing red-color attire
71) Parameshvari- The Ultimate Goddess
72) Pattaambaraparidhaana- Wearing a dress made of leather
73) Pinaakadharini- One who holds the trident of Shiva
74) Pratyaksha- One who is real
75) Praudha- One who is old
76) Purushaakriti- One who takes the form of a man
77) Ratnapriya- Adorned or loved by jewels
78) Raudramukhi- One who has a fierce face like destroyer Rudra
79) Saadhvi- The Sanguine
80) Sadagati- Always in motion, bestowing Moksha (salvation)
81) Sarvaastradhaarini- Possessor of all the missile weapons
82) Sarvadaanavaghaatini- Possessing the power to kill all the demons
83) Sarvamantramayi- One who possess all the instruments of thought
84) Sarvashaastramayi- One who is deft in all theories
85) Sarvavahanavahana- One who rides all vehicles
86) Sarvavidya- Knowledgeable
87) Sati- One who got burned alive
89) Satta- One who is above all
90) Satya- The truth
91) Satyanandasvarupini- Form of Eternal bliss
92) Savitri- Daughter of the Sun God Savitr
93) Shaambhavi- Consort of Shambhu
94) Shivadooti- Ambassador of Lord Shiva
95) Shooldharini- One who holds a monodent
96) Sundari- The Gorgeous
97) Sursundari- Extremely Beautiful
98) Tapasvini- one who is engaged in penance
99) Trinetra- One who has three-eyes
100) Vaarahi- One who rides on Varaah
101) Vaishnavi- The invincible
102) Vandurga- Goddess of forests
103) Vikrama- Violent
104) Vimalauttkarshini- One who provides joy
105) Vishnumaya- Spell of Lord Vishnu
106) Vriddhamaata- The old mother (loosely)
107) Yati- Ascetic, one who renounces the world
108) Yuvati- The Woman

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