The Thousands Named (sanskrit names of Lord shiva)

The sanskrit name shiva means auspicious or perfect. The names of the Lord shiva are the apt and auspicious ones for the children. Please read the article on why one need to be careful when choosing the baby names. These names have been takem from holy scriptures like shri rudram and shiva sahasranama stotra.

Meykandar with sage sathyagnana darshini

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    Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "A"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    1. Abaloganah Powerless group
    2. Abhigamyah Easily attainable
    3. Abhiramah Produer of affection
    4. abhiShekasundaram -
    5. Abhivadyah Revered
    6. Achalopamah The motionless
    7. Achintyah Unthinkable
    8. Achintyah The only one to be meditated upon
    9. Adambhah Unsubdued of his enemies
    10. Adesah The teaching
    11. Adhanah Poor as he is naked
    12. Adharshanah Unshakeable
    13. Adhirohah One seated therein
    14. adhivaktA Speaks in favour of devotees
    15. Adhyatmanugatah The aspirant of the science of the soul
    16. Adih The first
    17. Adikarah The first creator
    18. AdimUrti -
    19. Adinah Of noble nature
    20. Adiratnesh -
    21. Aditih Boundless; the mother of the gods
    22. Adityah The Sun
    23. Adyah The first
    24. Adyah nirgamah The primal manifestation
    25. Agamah Unshaken
    26. aghastiishvar -
    27. aghora -
    28. Agitah Unconquered
    29. agniishvar -
    30. Agnivalah Flaming as fire
    31. Agravarah He who first receives the sacrificial offerings
    32. agriyaH Foremost, Earliest
    33. ahantya Untorturable
    34. Ahascharah The day wanderer
    35. ahirbudhnya digaMbara The sky cladded
    36. Ahirbudhnyah The serpent Sesha, underneath the mundane Egg
    37. Ahoratram Day and night
    38. ailabRidah Feeder
    39. airAvatesh -
    40. airAvathanAth -
    41. ajaaya the Unconquerable
    42. Ajah Unborn
    43. Ajaikapat one of the eleven Rudras
    44. Ajitah Unconquered
    45. Ajitha Unconquered
    46. Akarah The inactive
    47. Akasanirvirupah From whom all forms proceed as from the Akasa
    48. akileshvar -
    49. Akrandayat One Who makes cry
    50. Akshah Rathayogi The axle of the chariot, connected with the chariot
    51. Aksharam Undecaying
    52. akshaya -
    53. akshayalingesh -
    54. AlAdyaH Giver of effect of the deeds
    55. Alokah Transcending the worlds
    56. Alolah Steady
    57. amala -
    58. Amarah Deathless
    59. Amaresah The Lord of the gods
    60. aMbikaanaatha the Lord of the (mother) Goddess
    61. aMbikApati -
    62. Ambujalah Collection of waters
    63. Amitah Immeasurable
    64. Amitrajit Conqueror of his enemies
    65. AmIvatkebhyaH Moving everywhere
    66. Amoghah Fruitful
    67. Amogharthah Of fruitful request
    68. Amravaneshvar -
    69. amRitagaTesh -
    70. Amritah Nectar
    71. amRitakalAnAth -
    72. Amrito govrishesvarah Devoid of death (desires leading to it) the lord of Dharma
    73. amRutagaTesh -
    74. Amukhyah Inferior
    75. Amush a kind of deity
    76. anagha the Flawless
    77. Anaghah Sinless
    78. Analah Fire
    79. ananta the Endless
    80. Anantarupah Of infinite forms
    81. Anaushadhah Foodless
    82. andhakaasurasUdana Destroyer of andhakAsura
    83. andhasaspadiH Food provider to devotees
    84. anekaatman the Soul of many, the Multiply present
    85. Angalubdhah Without limbs (in linga - symbol form)
    86. aniishvara the One having no superior
    87. Anilabhah Of the colour of the air
    88. Anilah Air
    89. Animishah Ever-seeing
    90. Aninditah Faultless
    91. AnirhatebhyaH Destroyer of sins
    92. Anitih Injustice
    93. annapati Lord of Food materials
    94. Antaratma The inner Soul
    95. Antarhitama Of hidden nature
    96. Anukari He who was ready
    97. ApadsahAy Helper in distress
    98. Aparah Recent
    99. aparAjah Defeatless
    100. ApatsahAyam -
    101. apavargaprada the Giver of fulfilment
    102. Apsaroganasevitah Worshipped by the bonds of Apsaras
    103. AraNya sundar -
    104. Ardanah The punisher
    105. ardhanAriishvar -
    106. Ardracharmambaravritah Clothed in the skin of an elephant
    107. arkanayana -
    108. Arohanah The steps to the Supreme to the aspirant
    109. Arthah The wealth
    110. Arthakarah Conferrer of wealth
    111. aruNAchaleshwar -
    112. aruNamUrti the One in rising sun like form
    113. Aryama -
    114. Asamamnayah Other Scriptures
    115. Asani With the thunderbolt
    116. Asat The cause
    117. Ashadhah Enabling one to bear everything
    118. ashhTamuurti the Eight formed
    119. Asnehanah Devoid of affection
    120. Asukhah Unhappy
    121. Asvah The horse
    122. Asvatthah the Samsara tree; or the kalpa tree granting all desires
    123. Atandritah Ever busy
    124. AtAryaH Introducer to life
    125. AtatAvin With the string tied (ready) bow
    126. Atharvasirshah The Atharvopanishads
    127. Atidhumrah Very smoky
    128. Atidiptah Extremely brilliant
    129. Ativriddhah Very old
    130. AtmanAth -
    131. Atmaniralokah He who meditates standing out of the limitations of the vehicles
    132. Atmasambhavah Self existent
    133. Atrih Mercury
    134. Atryanamaskarta The adorer of Atri’s wife
    135. Atulyah Unequalled
    136. auShadesh -
    137. auShdhIpati the Lord of medicines / herbs
    138. Avarah The most excellent
    139. avAryaH Prayed by bonded people (in worldly life)
    140. Avasah Powerless
    141. Avedaniyah Cognisable
    142. avinAshi -
    143. AvyAdinI pati the Lord of removers of enemies
    144. avyagra the Undistracted
    145. avyakta the Non-manifest, Imperceptible
    146. Avyaktam Imperceptible
    147. avyaya the Unmeasurable
    148. Avyayah Unmodifying
    149. Ayudhi with the trident his usual weapon
    150. Ayuh Life period

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "B"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    151. babhlushaH Seated over the bull
    152. Babhruh Saturn
    153. babhrurUpaH the Golden One
    154. Badavamukhah The Badava fire
    155. Bahubhutah He that has become many
    156. Bahudhaninditah Variously abused
    157. Bahudharah Bearing much
    158. Bahukarkasah Very hard
    159. Bahumalah Of infinite manifestations
    160. Bahupradah Conferring many things
    161. Bahuprasadah Highly favourable
    162. Bahurasmih Myriad-rayed
    163. Bahurupah Many-formed
    164. Bahuvidyah Cognisant of various sciences
    165. balaH the Strength
    166. Balaha The slayer of Bala
    167. balapramatana -
    168. Balarupadhrit Bearing the shape of Balarama
    169. Balavan The strong
    170. Balavat Strength
    171. balavikaraNa -
    172. Balavirah Valiant through his acts
    173. Bali Strong
    174. Banahastah With arrows in his hand
    175. bandhakarta The fashioner of the bonds of Samsara
    176. Bandhanah The bonds of Samsara
    177. Bandhana-stvasurendranam The binder of the lords of Asuras
    178. Bhagahari He who takes away the wealth
    179. Bhagakarah Distributor of the shares
    180. bhaganetrabhide the Remover of the eye of bhaga
    181. bhagava the God
    182. bhagavaH God
    183. bhagavAn The Lord
    184. Bhagi Sharing
    185. Bhaktanam paramagitih The last step of the devotees
    186. bhaktavatsala the Compassionate One towards the devotee
    187. bharga giridhanva the Mount bow-ed
    188. Bhasmabhutah Formed of Bhasma
    189. Bhasmagopta Protector (of the Universe) through the Bhasma
    190. Bhasmasayah Reclining upon the ashes
    191. bhasmoddhuulita vigraha the One appearing smeared in Ash
    192. bhava The Source
    193. Bhavah The Source
    194. bhavodbhava the Source of the Source
    195. bhiimaH the Strong
    196. Bhikshuh The mendicant
    197. Bhikshurupah Of the form of the mendicant
    198. bhIma Strong
    199. bhimah Strong
    200. bhImashankar -
    201. bhiShak the Doctor
    202. Bhojanah The giver of food
    203. bhRihatiishvar -
    204. bhujaNgabhuushhaNa the Snake ornated
    205. Bhutabhavanah The creator of the elements
    206. Bhutachari The companion of the Bhutas
    207. Bhutalayah The abode of all Beings
    208. bhUtanAth -
    209. bhUtanathaH the Lord of elements
    210. Bhutanishevitah Worshipped by the ancient teachers
    211. Bhutapatih The Lord of Beings
    212. Bhutavahana sarathih Having as his charioteer Brahma, the guardian of the welfare of the beings
    213. bhUteshvaraH the God of elements(matter)
    214. bhuutapati the Head of elements
    215. bhuvanAAviveshaH Penetrated in the world
    216. bhuvantiH Philanthrophic
    217. Bijadhyakshah The regulator of virtue and vice
    218. Bijakarta The creator of virtue and vice
    219. Bijavahanah The dweller of the germ
    220. bilvavanesh -
    221. bilvavaneshvar -
    222. Bindhu The Anusvara
    223. Brahma Extremely great
    224. Brahmachari Centered in Brahman
    225. Brahmadandavinirmata The fashioner of the wand of Brahma
    226. Brahmagarbhah Pregnant with the Vedas
    227. Brahmakrit Author of the Vedas
    228. Brahmalokah The world of Brahma
    229. Brahman unlimted by Time, Space and Matter; and as Visva &c., are unreal, from the Sruti
    230. Brahmanah Aware of God (self)
    231. brahmapuriish -
    232. Brahmavarchasah The Brahmic radiance
    233. Brahmavit Conversant with the meaning of the Vedas
    234. Brahmin Reciter of the Vedas

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "C"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    235. chaaruvikrama the Esteemed (beloved) Hero
    236. Chalah Ever moving
    237. Chamustambhanah The paralyser of the armies of the Daityas
    238. Chandanah The Sandal tree
    239. Chandani Smeared with Sandal
    240. Chandrah The Moon
    241. chandramauLi the Moon crowned
    242. chandrashekara the Refuge of Moon
    243. Chandravaktreah Moon-faced
    244. Characharatma The soul of the two paths
    245. Charmi Covered with skin
    246. Charulingah Of attractive appearance
    247. Chaturmukhah The four-faced
    248. Chatushpathah Of four paths
    249. chAyavanesh -
    250. Chchadah The Saptaparna tree
    251. Chchatram The umbrella
    252. Chekitanah With extraordinary powers of perception
    253. Chiravasah Dressed in bark
    254. chitambaresh (Name of Lord at chidambam)
    255. chitambarnAth (Name of Lord at chidambam)
    256. chitrasabhApati the Chief of the hall of heart
    257. chitsabhesh (Name of Lord at chidambam)

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "D"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    258. Daityaha The slayer of the daityas
    259. Dakshah Persevering
    260. dakshayagapahari The destroyer of the sacrifice of Daksha
    261. Dakshinah Skilful
    262. Damanah Worshipped by Death
    263. Dambhah The subduer
    264. Dandi With a stick
    265. Darbhachari Consumer of the offerings placed on the sacred grass
    266. darbhAraNyesh -
    267. daridra (appearing in the form of) poor
    268. Darpanah The mirror
    268. Dasabahuh Ten-armed
    269. daxaadhvarahara the Remover of daxa's sacrificial rite
    270. Dehah The body
    271. deva deva, Divine, the Basic element (of world)
    272. devadeva -
    273. Devadevah The god of gods
    274. Devadhipatih The Lord of the gods
    275. devagurunAth -
    276. Devah Desirous of conquest
    277. devaH Divine
    278. Devarshih The divine sage
    279. Devasimhah Valiant among gods
    280. Devasuraganadhyakshah The king of the host of gods and demons
    281. Devasuraganagranih The leader of the hosts of gods and demons
    282. Devasuraganasrayah Sought by the hosts of gods and demons
    283. Devasuraguruh The Preceptor of the gods and demons
    284. Devasuramahamatrah The best of the gods and demons
    285. Devasuramahesvarah The great lord of gods and demons
    286. Devasuranamaskritah Adored by gods and demons
    287. Devasuraparayanah The supreme goal of the gods and the demons
    288. Devasurapatih The lord of the gods and the demons
    289. Devasuravarapradah The granter of boons to gods and demons
    290. Devasuravinirmata The Creator of the gods and the demons
    291. Devasuresvarah The inner Ruler of gods and demons
    292. Devatatama The inner soul of the gods
    293. Devatidevah He who shines transcending the senses
    294. Devendrah The lord of the gods
    295. devesh the God of divines
    296. Devodivi suparvanah Worshipped by the Indra in Heaven
    297. Dhanvantarih the great physician
    298. Dhanvi The wielder of the bow
    299. Dharah The Supporter
    300. Dharmasadharanovarah Favorable according to the virtue of his devotees
    301. Dharottamah The best of bearers
    302. Dharshanatma Of fearful shape
    303. Dhata Brahma
    304. dhayApar -
    305. Dhritiman Endowed with fortitude
    306. Dhruvah The immovable
    307. Dhumaketanah Fire
    308. Dhumaketuh The comet
    309. Digvasah Naked
    310. Dinasadhakah The assister of the weak
    311. Dirghah Of great height
    312. dishAmpati Lord of directions
    313. durdharshha the Inviolable
    314. DurvAsah Resident of difficult places
    315. Dvadasah The twelfth

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "G"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    316. gabhasti -
    317. Gabhastih Refulgent with rays
    318. gajacharmAmbara -
    319. Gajaha The slayer of the elephant
    320. gajAnanapriya -
    321. gajAnanAugraha -
    322. gajAntaka -
    323. gajAri gajasamhAri
    324. Gajendra since he removed the dangers of the lord of the elephants
    325. Gambhirabalavahanah With noble armies and vehicles
    326. gambhIraghosha -
    327. Gambhiraghoshah Grandly sounding
    328. Gambhirah Deep
    329. gaNAdipa -
    330. Ganah such as Bhringi, Riti, Nandi
    331. Ganakarah Including others (Bana for instance) in his suit
    332. gaNakarta The creator of the Tatvas
    333. gaNanaatha the Lord of organised group
    334. gaNapati the Lord of well organised groups (troops)
    335. Ganapatih The lord of the Tatvas
    336. gaNapatiishvar -
    337. gaNasevya -
    338. Gandalih Dwelling on hills
    339. Gandhadhari Covered with perfumes
    340. Gandhapapi Bhagavan Who is the aggregate of the mental impressions of all beings
    341. Gandharah the note Mi in the gamut
    342. Gandharvah Gandharvah
    343. ganesh -
    344. gaNgaadhara the Wearer of gaNga
    345. gartasadaH Resident of the lotus of the heart
    346. gatagatah Cycle of Samsara
    347. Gatih The goal
    348. gaura -
    349. gaurIsh -
    350. gaurIvallabh -
    351. Gautamah the promulgator of Logic
    352. Gavampatih The lord of the sense organs
    353. Ghirah The terrible
    354. Ghoratapah Of terrible austerities
    355. ghRishNeshvar -
    356. giricharaH Walks over the mounts
    357. giriisha the Lord of mounts
    358. girijAnAth -
    359. girijApati -
    360. girijesh -
    361. girIndra -
    362. giripriya the Liker of mounts
    363. Giriruhah Seated on the mountain Kailasa
    364. girisamshraya -
    365. girisha the Lord on the Mount
    366. girishantaH Taken abode in the Mount (kailash)
    367. Girisudhanah With the mountain as his bow
    368. giritraH Residing on the Mount
    369. Gocharah Dweller of the senses
    370. Gocharmavasanah Dressed in cow-skins
    371. gokarNeshwar -
    372. Gopalih The protector of the senses
    373. Gopatih The lord of rays
    374. Grahapatih The lord of the Grahas
    375. Gramah Group
    376. gRidhapurIshwar -
    377. Guhah Kartikeya
    378. Guhapalah Pravesinam The protector of the body of the Yogins, that is like a log of wood when they have gone into Samadhi for a long time
    379. guhapriya -
    380. guhAvAsi The dweller in the cave
    381. Guhyah The Upanishads as his secret part
    382. Gunabuddhih Immersed in sense-objects
    383. Gunadhikah Excelling others through his good attributes
    384. guNAGYa -
    385. guNAkar -
    386. Gunakarah The store-house of all qualities
    387. Gunanshadhah The brightener of the attributes
    388. Guruh The Teacher
    389. gusumesh -

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "H"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    390. Haimah The immense snow
    391. hantr Destroyer
    392. hara the Remover
    393. Harah The all destroyer
    394. haraye the Reddish-brown One
    395. Harih One Who is reddish brown
    396. Harikesah Whose rays are the senses
    397. harikesha the brown haired, the Green (leaves) haired
    398. Harinah White / pure
    399. Harinakshah The deer-eyed
    400. Haryakshah The lion
    401. Haryasvah With fleet horses
    402. Hastisvarah Kalahastisvara
    403. Havih The offering
    404. Hayagardabhih Drawn by a mule
    405. Hemakarah The maker of gold
    406. Himavatgiri samsrayah Dwelling in the Himalaya mountain
    407. hiraNayavarNa -
    408. hiraNyabAhu Golden shouldered
    409. Hiranyabahuh Of beautiful arms
    410. Hiranyakavachodbhavah Born in golden armour
    411. hiraNyapati -
    412. hiraNyaretas the Golden viriled
    413. hiraNyarUpa -
    414. Hladanah The delighter
    415. Hutah Pleased with offerings
    416. Hutasanah Fire
    417. Hutasanasahayah The friend of fire

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "I"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    418. Idhyah Praiseworthy
    419. iishaanaH the Master, Owner, Supreme
    420. Indriyam Sarvadehinam The senses of all embodied beings
    421. Isanah The Ruler
    422. iShudhimati With the quiver
    423. iShumati With arrows
    424. Isvarah The Lord
    425. Itihasah Legend

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "J"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    426. jagadhguru the Guide of the world
    427. jagadvyaapin the Omnipresent in the world
    428. Jagat The Universe
    429. jagatiishvar -
    430. Jagatkalasthalah The devourer of the Universe, and He who has the above being as his eating plate
    431. jagatpati the Lord of the world
    432. Jahnavidhrit The bearer of Ganga
    433. Jalesayah Residing in the waters
    434. Jalobhavah Born in the waters
    435. jambukeshvar -
    436. Jangamah The moveable
    437. Janyuh Skilled in war
    438. jaTaadhara the Matted haired
    439. Jatadharah Wearing matted hair
    440. Jati With matted hair
    441. Jitakamah Of great joy
    442. Jitendriyah The Conqueror of love
    443. Jivanah Conferrer of life
    444. Jvali The flaming
    445. Jyotishamayanam The science of astrology, that describes the course of the stars and the planets

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "K"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    446. kaalakaala the Death to Death (the Time to deva of Time)
    447. kaamaari the Enemy of (deva of) lust
    448. Kaantah The supreme limit of Bliss
    449. Kahalih Adorned with Kahala
    450. kailaashavaasi the Resident of kailaash
    451. Kailasagirivasi Residing in the Kailasa mountain
    452. Kakubhah All the quarters
    453. Kala Art
    454. kAlAgnirudra the rudra Who after the specified period terminates things with an agni
    455. Kalah He who brings about the effects of the Illusion
    456. Kalah The destroyer
    457. Kalah the store-house of the sixty-four arts
    458. Kalah Time
    459. kALakaNThesh -
    460. Kalakatamkatah The enveloper of the envelopers of Yama
    461. Kalapujitah Adored by Death
    462. kAlasamhAramUrti -
    463. kAlasamhAri -
    464. kalavikaraNa -
    465. Kalayogi The Yogi that defies Time
    466. Kalih strife
    467. Kalih The fomenter of quarrels
    468. kalpakanAth -
    469. kalyANa sundar Beautiful Groom/ Auspicious & Charmful
    470. Kamah The god of Love
    471. Kamanasakah The destroyer of Love
    472. Kamandaludharah Bearing a vessel of gourd
    473. kAmAri the Enemy of lust
    474. kanaka sabhapati the Head of the Golden hallx
    475. Kanakah Gold
    476. kanakasabhApati -
    477. Kanchanachchavin Golden colored
    478. Kanishtah The youngest
    479. kapaali the One adorned With skull
    480. Kapalavan Bearing skull
    481. kapAli adorned With skull
    482. Kapali The Lord of the mundane Egg
    483. Kapardi wearing braided and knotted hair
    484. kapardin the Long (Matted) haired
    485. kapardinaH With Long (Matted) hair
    486. Kapilah Brown
    487. Kapisah Red
    488. Karah The destroyer
    489. Karasthali Using his palms as the eating vessel
    490. karkkaTesh -
    491. Karma sarvabandha vimochanah The liberator from Karma and the other fetters
    492. Karma-kalavit Cognisant of the proper time for actions
    493. Karnikaramahasrigvi With a large garland of Karnikara flowers
    494. Karta The actor
    495. Kashta unit of time (15 nimisha)
    496. kAshyAraNya -
    497. kaTambavanasundram -
    498. kaThora the Firm, Hard
    499. kavachin the Armoured
    500. kAyArohaNesh -
    501. kedhAreshvar -
    502. ketiishvar -
    503. Ketu The Node
    504. Ketumali With shining crest
    505. Khacharah Dweller in the Ether
    506. Khadgi With a sword
    507. Khagah The bird
    508. Khali Possessing granaries
    509. khaNDaparashu the sharp Axed
    510. khaTvaangi the One With axe
    511. kirikebhyaH in the forms that showers wealth to devotees
    512. kokilesh -
    513. koNeshvar -
    514. koThiishvar -
    515. kRipaanidhi the Grace wealth
    516. Krishnapingalah Balck and brown (color of throat and form)
    517. Krishnavarnah Black complexioned
    518. kRittimvasAnaH cladded in Tiger skin
    519. kRittivaasa the Tiger skin cladded
    520. Kriyavasthah Dwelling in rituals
    521. Kshanah Moments
    522. Kulahari The destroyer of the banks
    523. Kulakarta The fashioner of the banks
    524. kumbesh -
    525. kundaLnAth -
    526. Kundi With a pot
    527. kuNYchitapAdam Raised Foot
    528. Kurubhutah The Soul of Kurukshetra
    529. Kurukarta creator of people of kuru origin (India)
    530. Kuruvasi Residing in the place os kuru (India)

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "L"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    531. Laghuh Quick
    532. lalaaTaaksha the Forehead eyed
    533. Lalatakshah Having an eye in his forehead
    534. lalATanayana -
    535. Lambanah He upon whom the fruits of the mundane Eggs hang
    536. Lambitoshtah Of hanging lips
    537. Lava a minute division of time, the 60th of a twinkling, half a second, a moment
    538. Layah The place of dissolution
    539. Lingadhyakhshah The master of the symbols
    540. Lingam Mahat
    541. Lohitakashah Red-eyed
    542. Lokachari The wanderer over the earth
    543. Lokadhata The Lord of the worlds
    544. Lokahitah The benefactor of the world
    545. Lokakarta Creator of the worlds
    546. Lokapalah The ruler of the worlds

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "M"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    547. Madanah The god of Love
    548. Madhuh The spring
    549. Madhukalochanah Red-eyed like wine
    550. Madhyamah Somewhat handsome
    551. mahaadeva the Great deva, the Highly divine, the Great Basic element
    552. mahaasenajanaka the One gave birth to the Great commandor (mahaa sena - subraHmanya)
    553. Mahabalah Of great prowess
    554. mahAbaleshwar -
    555. Mahabijah The great seed
    556. Mahadamshtrah Of great fangs
    557. Mahadantah Of great teeth
    558. mahAdeva the Great Divine
    559. Mahadevah Since the great one is worshipped by all the gods, he is named Mahadeva
    560. Mahadhanuh / Pinakah Of great bow
    561. Mahadhatuh The mountain Mer
    562. Mahagarbhah Of mighty womb
    563. Mahagarbhaparayanah The God of Love
    564. Mahaghorah Extremely terrible
    565. Mahagitah The great music
    566. Mahagrivah Of great neck
    567. Mahahanuh Of great jaws
    568. Mahahastah Of great hands
    569. Mahajadah Of great matted locks
    570. Mahajatruh Of mighty collar bones
    571. Mahajihvah Of great tongue
    572. Mahajvalah With fierce flames
    573. mahAkAleshvar -
    574. Mahakalpah With divine ornaments
    575. Mahakambuh Of great throat
    576. Mahakarma Of great acts
    577. Mahakarnah Of great ears
    578. Mahakarta The creator of the (five) great (elements)
    579. Mahakayah Of vast body
    580. Mahaketuh Mighty-bannered
    581. Mahakosah Of great stomach
    582. Mahakrodhah Of terrible anger
    583. Mahakshah With great senses
    584. mahAlakshmiish Name of Lord at thiruninRiyUr
    585. Mahalinga With universally worshipped symbols
    586. mahAlingam -
    587. Mahamalah With garlands hanging down to the feet
    588. Mahamatrah Of great dimensions
    589. Mahamayah Of great illusion
    590. Mahameghanivasi Dwelling in the great clouds
    591. Mahamukhah Of great face
    592. Mahamunih Extremely silent
    593. Mahamurdha Of great head
    594. Mahan Worshipful
    595. Mahanadah Of great sound
    596. Mahanagahanah The slayer of the great elephant
    597. Mahananah Huge faced
    598. Mahanasah Of great nose
    599. Mahanetrah Of great eyes
    600. Mahangah Of great symbols
    601. Mahanrityah The great dance
    602. Mahantakah The great death
    603. Mahapadah Of great feet
    604. Mahapathah The great Path
    605. Mahaprasadah Of great favor
    606. Maharathan With a mighty chariot
    607. Maharetah The great germ
    608. Maharnavanipanavit He who dries up the great oceans as a water trough
    609. Maharomah Of great hairs
    610. Maharshih The great sage
    611. Maharupah Of immeasurable form
    612. Mahasenah Kartikeya
    613. mahat the Great
    614. Mahatapah Of great meditation
    615. Mahatejah Of great splendor
    616. Mahatma Great souled
    617. Mahaushadhah The food grains
    618. Mahavakshan Of huge chest
    619. Mahavegah Fleeter than that
    620. Mahayasah Of great fame
    621. Mahayudhah Of mighty weapons
    622. maheshvara the Great God
    623. maheshvaraH the Great God
    624. Mahesvarah The great Lord
    625. Mahichari Ranging the earth
    626. Mahnakhah Of great claws
    627. Mahoraskah Of great joints
    628. Mahoshtah Of great lips
    629. Makarah the constellation of Simsumara shaped like the Makara or whale - the symbol of Time
    630. Mali Adorned with the garland Vanamala
    631. mallikArjun -
    632. mallikArjuna -
    633. maNDaleshvar -
    634. Mandhata the meaning of the word is: “He who protects the Jiva.”
    635. maNgaLnAth -
    636. mANikya varada -
    637. mANikyavarada -
    638. manividdhah With ears pierced to wear ear-rings
    639. manjunAth the Lovely Lord
    640. manmatAri the Enemy of cupid(lust)
    641. Manojavah Fast as the mind
    642. manonmana -
    643. Manovegah Fleeter than mind
    644. Manthano bahulo vayuh The great wind that (during the deluge) shakes up everything
    645. Mantrah The Mantrah such as Pranava
    646. Mantrakarah The author of the Mantras
    647. mantrapuriish -
    648. Mantravit The knower of the Mantras
    649. Manyah Worshipful
    650. maragatAchaleshvar -
    651. Masah The month
    652. Mata Mother
    653. Matiman Intelligent
    654. Matra second
    655. mAtRibhUtesh -
    656. mayaskara the Liberator
    657. Mayavi The great Mayavin
    658. mayobhavaH the Source of (liberated) bliss
    659. mAyUranAth -
    660. Medhrajah -
    661. Merudhama Residing on the Meru
    662. mIDhuShaH Philanthrophic Giver of requested boons
    663. mIDhuShTamaH Kindles the love (desire) for Him
    664. miinAkshisundram -
    665. Mitrah The Sun
    666. Mokshadvaram The door to liberation
    667. mRiDa the One Who makes joyful
    668. mRiDaH Kindler of happiness
    669. Mriduh The soft-hearted
    670. Mrigabanarpanah The shooter at a stag
    671. Mrigalayah Adorned with the deer
    672. mRigapaaNi the Animal (Deer) handed
    673. mRigapAni One holding the Animal(Deer)
    674. mRityunjaya the One Who conquered the Death
    675. mRityunjaya Won the Death (Immortal)
    676. Muditah Happy
    677. Muhurtahahkshapah Muhurta, day and night
    678. Mukhyah Chief
    679. Muktatejah Who has cast away the Linga Sarira
    680. Mulam The root of the Samsara tree
    681. Mundah With shaven crown
    682. Mundi With shaven crown
    683. Munih The Silent
    684. Murddhajah Residing in the head
    685. Murijah Embodied

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "N"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    686. Nabhah The sky
    687. Nabhasthalah Living in space
    688. Nabhih The navel
    689. nAgeshvar -
    690. Naikasanucharah Wanderer over the peaks thereof
    691. Naikatma Ensouler of many forms
    692. Nakshatrasadhakah The benefactor of the stars
    693. Nakshatravigrahamatih The astrologer
    694. Naktam Night
    695. Naktamcharah The night-walker
    696. Nandanah Causer of joy
    697. nandi -
    698. Nandih Plenty
    699. Nandikarah Conferrer of wealth
    700. nandIshvar -
    701. Nandisvarah The Lord of Nandin
    702. Nandivardhanah Increaser of joy
    703. Narah Virat
    704. Nararshabhah Best of men
    705. Nartakah Who causes others to dance
    706. naTarAja the King of dance
    707. naTesh the Lord of dance
    708. Navachakrangah The strange swan
    709. navaniitanAth -
    710. nayanatraya -
    711. Nidhih The Treasure
    712. Nigrahah The restrainer
    713. Nihanta The slayer
    714. niilAchalesh -
    715. niilakaNTh -
    716. niilalohita the Blue-Red One
    717. Nijassargah From whom proceeds all created things
    718. nIlagrIvaH the Black throated
    719. Nilah Blue
    720. nIlakaNTha Black throated
    721. Nilakanthah Black-throated
    722. nIlakaNTheshvar -
    723. nIlakNTha -
    724. Nilamaulih With a crown set with blue stones
    725. Nilayah The dwelling place of all beings
    726. Nimittam The Daityas
    727. Nimittasthah Residing in the Daityas
    728. Nipati Fallen
    729. Nirajah Devoid of passional elements
    730. Niramayah Faultless
    731. Niravagrahah Free of all obstacles
    732. Nirjivah Devoid of life
    733. nirmal -
    734. Nirvanam Liberation
    735. Nisacharah The night-walker
    736. Nisachari The ranger of the night
    737. Nisakarah The moon
    738. Nisalayah The destroyer of ignorance
    739. niShaNgiNaH With sword
    740. Nishkarma Actionless
    741. Nitih Punishment
    742. Nityah The Indestructible
    743. Nityamasramapujitah Always praised by the members of the Asramas
    744. Nityamatma sahayah Eternal, with the Self as his companion
    745. Nityamvarchasi Ever radiant
    746. Nityanartah The eternal dancer
    747. nityasundar -
    748. Nivedanah Whose knowledge is free of all modifications
    749. Nivrittih Rest
    750. nivyAdin Remover of enemies
    751. Niyamasritah Sought through the ordinances
    752. Niyamendriyavardhanah The Controller of the senses through austere observances
    753. Niyatah The self-controlled
    754. Nrityapriyah Fond of dancing
    755. Nyagrodhah The banyan tree
    756. Nyagrodharupah Of the form of the banyan tree
    757. Nyamah The ordinance
    758. Nyayanirvapanah Justly charitable

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "O"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    759. oMkAreshvar -

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "P"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    760. paashavimochaka the Liberator of bonds
    761. Padah The object to be attained
    762. Padmagarbhan Having lotus womb
    763. Padmanabhah Lotus-navelled
    764. Padmanalagrah With the lotus springing out of him (lit the other end of the stem of the lotus)
    765. Pakshah The fortnights
    766. Paksharupah Bearing the form of a friend
    767. Pakshi The bird
    768. palAshavanesh -
    769. panchavaktra the Five faced
    770. panchavarNeshvar -
    771. Panditah The learned man
    772. Panvai Kettle drum
    773. paNYchakRitya -
    774. Parah Ancient
    775. Param The supreme
    776. param brahma The Supreme Brahman
    777. paramaatman the Supreme Soul
    778. Paramamtapah The supreme meditation
    779. paramAnand -
    780. Paramatma The Supreme Atman
    781. parameshvara the Supreme God
    782. Paramomantrah The Great Mantra
    783. parApara -
    784. parashuhasta the axe handed
    785. parashupAni One holding the axe
    786. Pargatih He who transcends the above
    787. Paridhih The fortress
    788. pArvatiish -
    789. pArvatIvallabh -
    790. pAryaH Praised by liberated people
    791. Paryayo Narah The collective aspect of the Jivas
    792. Pasah The noose
    793. pashupati The Lord of creatures / lives souls
    794. pashupati nAth -
    795. pashupatiH the Lord of creatures
    796. pashupatinaath -
    797. Pasupatih The lord of beings (Jiva)
    798. pAtALanAth -
    799. patanchalimanohar -
    800. pataNYchaliish -
    801. pathInAmpati the Lord of the ways
    802. Patih The Ruler of all
    803. Patikhecharah The lord of birds
    804. Pattisi With a kind of sword
    805. Pavitram Holy
    806. Payonidhih The Ocean of Milk
    807. pinaaki the One With pinaaka bow
    808. Pinakadhrit Wielder of Pinaka
    809. Pinakavan Armed with Pinaka
    810. pinAki (holding the) pinAka (bow)
    811. Pita The father
    812. Pitamahah The grand-sire
    813. Pitavarna Golden colored
    814. Prabhavah one of the Vasus
    815. Prabhavatma Supreme existence
    816. prabhuh The Lord
    817. Pradhanadhrit Presiding over Pradhana
    818. prajaapati the President of the people(citizens)
    819. Prajabijam The germ of beings
    820. Prajadvaram The door to birth
    821. Prajapatih Virat
    822. Prak The eldest
    823. Prakasah The exotericism
    824. Prakrishtarih He who has reduced to nothing his enemies
    825. Pramanam Authority
    826. pramathaadhipa the Lord of pramatha gaNas (attendants / soldiers of Lord shiva)
    827. Pranadharanah The Supporter of life
    828. Pranava The mantrah
    829. Prasadah Bliss
    830. Prasanamprabhavah The birth place of the weapons: as Prasa
    831. Prasannah Of pleasant aspect
    832. Prasantatma Calm-minded
    833. Praskandanah He who causes (even Brahma and others) to flee
    834. prataraNaH the Uplifter
    835. prathama Prime
    836. prathamodevaH the Prime Divine
    837. Pratyah Experience
    838. pravarah The best
    839. Pravrittih Activity
    840. Prayatatma Pure minded
    841. Pretachari The companion of the Pretas
    842. Priyah Giver of happiness
    843. pulasthiH Forthcoming to protect devotees
    844. Punyachanchuh Cognised through virtue
    845. puraaraataye the Enemy of puras (tripura)
    846. Puranah The ancient
    847. purANesh -
    848. puraripuH the Enemy of city(daemon)
    849. Purasvadhayudhah Armed with Parasvadha
    850. Pushkarasthapatih The architect of the lotus shaped Universe
    851. puShTivardhanaH Grower of nourishment
    852. puushhadantabhide the Breaker of sun's tooth

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "R"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    853. Rahu Grahah
    854. Rajarajah Kubera
    855. rajatasabhApati -
    856. Raktangah Red limbed
    857. rAmalingaM -
    858. rAmanAth -
    859. rAmeshvar -
    860. Ratih Joy-producing
    861. Ratnabhutah Possessed of numerous precious stones
    862. ratnagiriishvar -
    863. ratnasabhApati -
    864. Raudrarupah Of terrible form as the great Bhairava
    865. Ravih The Sun
    866. ravinayana -
    867. Rikshahasramitekshanah The numberless Riks as his large eyes
    868. RiShabhadvaja With the flag of bull (justice)
    869. Rituh The season
    870. rohitaH the Red One
    871. rudraH the Remover of suffering, formidable

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "S"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    872. saamapriya Pleased With saama (veda)
    873. saatvika the Virtuous
    874. sabhApati the Chief of the court
    875. Sabhavanah Protector of the places of Justice
    876. sadaashiva the Eternal Shiva (Auspicious)
    877. sadAshiva Always Perfect/Auspicious
    878. Sadhyarshih The Teacher of the Sadhyas
    879. sadyojAta -
    880. Saganah Surrounded by the groups of Pramathas
    881. Sahah Enduring everything
    882. sahasraaksha the Thousands of eyed
    883. Sahasrabahuh Thousand armed
    884. Sahasradah Conferrer of infinite wealth
    885. Sahasrahastah Thousand armed
    886. Sahasrakshah Thousand-eyed
    887. Sahasrapad Sahasramurdha Having thousand feet and thousand head
    888. sahasrapade the Thousands worded (named)/staged/footed
    889. sahasrAxaH Thousands of eyed
    890. Sahayah The friend
    891. sakalabhuvaneshvar -
    892. Sakalah Perfect
    893. Sakalpah Associated with the rules of sacrifices
    894. Sakamarih Dwelling with the enemies of Love
    895. Sakrah Indra
    896. sAkshinAth -
    897. Samamnayah The Vedas
    898. Samaramardanah Queller of foes in battle
    899. Samasyah The Samaveda as his face
    900. Samkarah Capable of conferring good even on the above
    901. Samkarali Destroyer of all doubts
    902. Samkhyasamapanah The close of the above
    903. Sammagnah Well worshipped
    904. Sampannah Possessed of Kaivalya
    905. Samudrah The Ocean
    906. Samvatsarah The year
    907. Samvatsarakarah The former of the year
    908. Samyatah Concentrated
    909. Samyogovardhanan The fruitful union
    910. Samyugapidavahanah Having the bull as his flag and vehicle
    911. Sanatkumara The Siddhayogi
    912. sangameshwar -
    913. Sangrahah The collector
    914. Sanih The Saturn
    915. Sankarah The beneficial
    916. Sankhyaprasadah Reached through Sankhya
    917. Saphalodayah With fruitful results
    918. saptagiriish -
    919. Saragrivah Of mighty neck
    920. Sarah The arrow
    921. Sarangah a kind of bird
    922. Saranyah Fit to take refuge with
    923. Sargassusam kshepovistarah His works, brief and enlarged
    924. Sarpachiranivasanah With serpents belting his dress
    925. sarpapuriish -
    926. Sarvabhavakarah The creator of all states
    927. Sarvabhavanah The Creator of everything
    928. sarvabhUtadamana Pervading all matter
    929. Sarvabhutaharah The destroyer of all beings
    930. Sarvabhutatma The soul of all Beings
    931. Sarvachari Ranging everywhere
    932. Sarvadah Conferer of everything
    933. Sarvadevah All the gods
    934. Sarvadevamayah Consisting of all the gods
    935. Sarvadhari All supporter
    936. Sarvagah The collective
    937. Sarvagovayuh The all-permeating Vayu
    938. Sarvagundhasukhavahah Conferring at the same time the pleasure produced by the contact of all the senses
    939. sarvaGYa Omniscient
    940. Sarvah Proceeding towards
    941. Sarvahnah All-knowing
    942. Sarvakalaprasadah Favourable at all times
    943. Sarvakamadah Granter of all desires
    944. Sarvakamagunavahah Conferring all desires and attributes
    945. Sarvakamah Who is all desires
    946. Sarvakamavarah The best of desirable objects
    947. sarvakarah The doer of all
    948. Sarvakarma Visvakarman
    949. Sarvalakshanalakshitah Endowed with all (auspicious) marks
    950. Sarvalasah Attached to all beings
    951. Sarvalochanah All seeing
    952. Sarvalokakrit The creator of all the worlds
    953. Sarvalokaprajapatih Lord of worlds and beings
    954. Sarvangah Whose limbs are the Universe
    955. Sarvangarupah Beautiful in all his limbs
    956. Sarvaparsvamukhah Having faces on all sides
    957. Sarvapavanah The Purifier of all
    958. Sarvapujitah Worshipped by all
    959. Sarvaratnavit Possessed of all the precious stones
    960. Sarvasadhanah The end of all
    961. Sarvasadhunishevitah Sought by all good men
    962. Sarvasayah The resting place of everything
    963. Sarvasrayah Kramah Whose footsteps are the abode of everything
    964. Sarvasubhankarah Beneficent to all
    965. sarvatma The all Soul
    966. Sarvatodyaparigrahah With the Jivas as his family
    967. Sarvatomukhah Having faces on all sides
    968. Sarvaturyaninadi Attended by the sound of all the musical instruments
    969. Sarvavasah Residing everywhere
    970. Sarvavasi Residing everywhere
    971. Sarvavigrahah Whose from is everything
    972. sarvavikhyatah Famous everywhere
    973. Sarvayogi Connected with everything
    974. Sarvayudhah Armed with all weapons
    975. Sarvesham praninam patih The lord of all beings
    976. sarveshvara Lord of everything
    976a. Sarabhah Fast / Quick
    977. Sasi Harasulochanah Whose eyes is the moon and calm eyed
    978. saspinjaraH Wheatish like a tender straw
    979. Sasvatah The eternal
    980. Sat The effects
    981. Sataghni With the weapon
    982. Sataghnipasa saktiman Armed with Sataghni, the noose, and Sakti
    983. Satajivah Hundred-tongued
    984. satguNanAth -
    985. Satkritah Respected
    986. Satruha Slayer of his foes
    987. satya vAkiishvar -
    988. Satyavratah The object of all observances
    989. saundaesh -
    990. saundaranAth -
    991. Savita -
    992. Sayajnarih Dwelling with the enemies of sacrifice
    993. Senakalpah The ornament of the army
    994. Senapatih The general of the armies
    995. shaashvata the Permanent
    996. shabdapuriish -
    997. shambhavaH the Source of goodness
    998. shaMbhu the Source of auspiciousnous
    999. shaNgaH Activator of goodness
    1000. shankara the Doer of good
    1001. shanpakAraNyesh -
    1002. sharva the Destoryer (of sin)
    1003. sharvaH the Remover of sins
    1004. shashishekhara adorned With Moon
    1005. Shasthibagah The enjoyer of the sixty Tatvas
    1006. shateShudhaH With hundreds of quiver
    1007. shipivishhTa the One encircled in luminance
    1008. shipiviShTa the Radiant
    1009. shiShTagurunAth -
    1010. shitikaNTha the White throated
    1011. shiva the Auspicious, the Perfect
    1012. shivaapriya the Lover of shivai (shakti)
    1013. shivaH the Auspicious, the Perfect
    1014. shivaloka nAth -
    1015. shivAnand -
    1016. shivatama One in Auspicious/Perfect form
    1017. shivatara Transforms (people/things) to Perfection/Auspiciousness
    1018. shivayoga tyAgesh -
    1019. shreShTa the good / Ideal
    1020. shriikaNTha the Splendid throated
    1021. shuddavigraha the Pure formed, the Clear appearing
    1022. shuulapaaNi the One With trident
    1023. siddanAth -
    1024. Siddarthah The aspirant after Truth
    1025. Siddhabhutarthah Moksha
    1026. Siddharthah With his wishes accomplished
    1027. Siddharthah Chchandovyakaranottarah The established conclusion with the help of metre and grammar
    1028. Siddharthakari The accomplisher of objects of desire
    1029. Siddhasadhakah The perfect and the aspirant
    1030. Siddhih Victory
    1031. Sikhandi With tufted locks
    1032. Sikhi With tuft of hair
    1033. Siladhari Of good conduct
    1034. Simhadamshtrah Lion-tusked
    1035. Simhagah Riding on a lion
    1036. Simhanadah With leonine roar
    1037. Simhasardularupah Of the form of the lion and the tiger
    1038. Simhavahanah Drawn by lions
    1039. Siroharivimarsah He who took off the head, (of Brahma) and he who considers well
    1040. Sivah Pure
    1041. Skandah -
    1042. smarAntakaH the Terminator of cupid(lust)
    1043. smarAri the Enemy of cupid(lust)
    1044. Smasanabhak The remover of the bondage of the bodies
    1045. Smasanavasi The dweller in the cremation grounds
    1046. Snehanah Affectionate
    1047. Sobhanah Auspicious
    1048. soma the One With uma (Also refers to Moon)
    1049. Somah The Moon
    1050. somanAth the Lord of Moon
    1051. somanayana -
    1052. somasundram -
    1053. somasuuryaagnilochana Moon, sun and fire eyed
    1054. someshwar -
    1055. Srigalarupah Of the form of a jackal
    1056. sRikAvantaH With sharp weapons
    1057. Sriman Possessed of the wealth of Yoga
    1058. Sringapriyah Residing on the mountain peaks
    1059. Sringi The bull
    1060. Srivardhanah The nourisher of the Vedas
    1061. Sriyavasi Associated with Sri
    1062. Srutah Present everywhere
    1063. Sruvahastah Carrying a ladle
    1064. stenAnAmpati the Chief of thieves
    1065. sthaaNu the Stable, Firm
    1066. sthanuh The Pillar; Supporting everything as a pillar does a house
    1067. sthapati Staying well (in all things) and protecting
    1068. Sthavaranampatih The Lord of mountains
    1069. Sthirah Firm Immovable; the witness, the Eternal.
    1070. stiraH the Stable
    1071. Subandhanavimochanah The breaker of the bonds of Maya
    1072. Subhakshah Of calm looks
    1073. Subijah The unchanging germ
    1074. Suchchatrah With a good umbrella
    1075. Suchih Pure-souled
    1076. Sudarsanah Of auspicious looks
    1077. Suddhah Pure
    1078. Suddhatma Pure minded
    1079. Sugandharah Born in the beautiful Gandhara country
    1080. sugandhin Nice odoured
    1081. Suhridah The friend
    1082. Sukhajatah Who appears as bliss
    1083. Sukhasaktah Attached to happiness
    1084. Suklah White / pure
    1085. Sukshmah Incognisable
    1086. Sukshmatma Too subtle for the above two paths
    1087. Sulabah Extremely powerful
    1088. Sumahasvanah Of great sound
    1089. Sumukhah With manifested syllables
    1090. sundaresh -
    1091. sundareshvar -
    1092. Sunischalah The motionless
    1093. Surabhyuttaranah The degrader of Surabhi
    1094. Suradhyakshah The ruler of the gods
    1095. Suraganah The collectivity of gods
    1096. Surariha The slayer of the foes of the gods
    1097. Surupah Of fine form
    1098. Suryah The Sun
    1099. Susahah Beautiful
    1100. Susaradah Of beautiful speech
    1101. Susaranah Easily accessible
    1102. Sushadhah Conferring the same in a limited degree
    1103. Susvapnah Of good dreams
    1104. Sutikshnadasanah With sharp teeth
    1105. Sutirthah Extremely holy
    1106. suuxmatanu the Cryptic formed
    1107. Suvaktrah Of handsome face
    1108. Suvarchasah Of superior radiance
    1109. Suvarchasi Of excellent splendor
    1110. Suvarnah White colored
    1111. Suvarnaretah Of golden germ
    1112. Suvasah Possessed of a fine dwelling place
    1113. Suvijneyah Known easily
    1114. Suyuktah Extremely ready
    1115. svaramaya Musicful (Full of sound)
    1116. Svarbhanuh The great Rahu
    1117. Svargdvaram The door to Heaven
    1118. Svastibhavah Absolute Being
    1119. Svastidah Conferrer of prosperity
    1120. Svayambhutah Eternally existent
    1121. Svayamsreshthah Naturally great
    1122. Svetapingalah White and red
    1123. svetAraNyesh -
    1124. swarNapuriish -
    1125. swayambhunAth -

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "T"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    1126. taaraka the Protector
    1127. Talah The knower of the base
    1128. Talastalah Having cymbals in his hand
    1129. Tali Cymbals
    1130. tAmramUrti the One in copperlike form
    1131. tAmrasabhApati -
    1132. Tamroshtha Red lipped
    1133. Tapassaktah Devoted to Meditation
    1139. Tapasvi The ascetic
    1140. Tapomayah Centred in meditation
    1141. Taponidhih The storehouse of austerities
    1142. tAra in the form of praNavam
    1143. Taranah He who enables (those desirous of victory) to ward off missiles
    1144. Tarangavid Enjoyer of the (wave-like) sensory-objects
    1145. Tarkshyah Garuda; King of birds
    1146. Taruh The Saviour
    1147. taskarANAmpati Chief of robbers
    1148. tavas Austerous
    1149. Tejah Refulgent
    1150. Tejaskaronidhih The fountain of effulgence
    1151. Tejopahari The absorber of splendor
    1152. Tigmamanyuh Of keen anger
    1153. Tigmatejah Svayambhuvah Of unbearable prowess as viewed by Brahma
    1154. Tikshnatapah Of fierce heat
    1155. tIrtha in holy waters
    1156. Tirthadevah The god of holy places
    1157. Toranah The external arch
    1158. Trasanah The frightful
    1159. trayiimuurti the Trinity
    1160. Tridashah Confering the three states of birth, continuation and destruction
    1161. Trijati With three mated locks
    1162. trikAgnikAla the Time (destiny) for three fires
    1163. Trikakunmantrah The mantra containing three prominent factors
    1164. Trikaladrik The bearer of the three points of Time
    1165. Trilochanah Three-eyed
    1166. trilokesha the God of three worlds
    1167. trinayana -
    1168. trinetra three eyed
    1169. tripuraharaH the Remover of three cities(daemons)
    1170. tripurAntaka the Terminator of three cities
    1171. tripurAri the Enemy of tripurAsuras(three city daemons)
    1172. Trisankuh With three pegs
    1173. Trisuklah Threefold white
    1174. Trivikramah Vamana
    1175. Trivishtapam Dharma; that brings about Svarga
    1176. triyugah The three Yugas
    1177. Tryakshah Three-eyed
    1178. tryambaka the three eyed
    1179. Tumbavina With the Vina called Rudra Vina
    1180. Tvashta Dhruvah
    1181. tviShImAn Shining
    1182. tyAgarAja the King of sacrifices
    1183. tyAgesh the Lord of sacrifices

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "U"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    1184. Udagrah Of unchanging form
    1185. Udbhit The trees
    1186. ugra Fierce
    1187. ugraH the Fierce
    1188. Ugratejah Of fierce splendor
    1189. Umadhavah The husband of Parvati
    1190. Umakantah Attained by Uma
    1191. umAmahesh -
    1192. umAmaheshvaraH the Great God With uma
    1193. umApati -
    1194. Umapatih The lord of Uma
    1195. umAvallabh -
    1196. Unmadah The confuser
    1197. Unmattaveshaprachchannah Concealed under a cloak of madness
    1198. Upadesakarah The Initiator
    1199. upahatnumugraH Fierce in destruction
    1200. Upakarah Help
    1201. Upasantah The calm
    1202. upaviitin the Thread wearing
    1203. Urdhvagatma He whose Self transcends
    1204. Urdhvalingah Symbol facing upward (like flame)
    1205. Urdhvaretah Of unshaken chastity
    1206. Urdhvasamhananah Of well knit body
    1207. Urdhvasayi Reclining on high
    1208. Urdva tANDava -
    1209. Ushanguh a king; or it may mean ‘of fiery rays
    1210. Ushnishi Adorned with a turban
    1211. Utsangah Unaffected
    1212. Uttanah Sarvakarmanam The source of all actions
    1213. uttaraNaH the Rescuer
    1214. uttaravediishvar -

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "V"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    1215. vaamadeva the Charming Divine
    1216. Vachaspatih The family priest
    1217. Vadhah Death
    1218. Vahita sarvabhutanam The bearer of all beings
    1219. Vaidambhah The soul of those devoid of pride
    1220. vaidyanAth -
    1221. Vaisravanah Kubera
    1222. Vajasanah the expounder of the so-called Sakha, the performer of the functions of the Adhavaryu
    1223. Vajrahastah Armed with the Vajra
    1224. vajrasthambesh -
    1225. Vajri Armed with the Vajra
    1226. Vakulah The Vakula tree
    1227. Valachari Ranger of the woods
    1228. Vamadevah The Lord of all desires
    1229. Vamah The result of actions
    1230. Vamanah that subdued Bali
    1231. Vamsah The flute
    1232. Vamsanadah The sound of the flute
    1233. Vanijah The merchant
    1234. vanmIkanAth -
    1235. Vapuravartamanebhyah The granter of bodies : to those thrown down from Svarga
    1236. Varadah The granter of boons
    1237. Varah The all pervader
    1238. varavRidda -
    1239. Vardhaki The carpenter
    1240. vardhamAneshvar -
    1241. Vardyah Proficient in the arts
    1242. Varenyah Sought after
    1243. vArivaskRitaH the Grace showering
    1244. Varnavibhavi Knower of colors
    1245. Varovarahah The Great Boar
    1246. Vasakarah Able to influence others
    1247. Vasamkarah Who attracts every one
    1248. Vasavah Indra
    1249. Vasi Ruler over all
    1250. Vasuradityah Vasu, a son of Aditi
    1251. Vasusreshtah Greater than wealth
    1252. Vasuvegah Fleet as the wind
    1253. Vasyah Amenable to his devotees
    1254. Vatah The wind
    1255. vaTamUlaka -
    1256. Vataramhah Fleet as the wind
    1257. Vayuvahanah With the air as his vehicle
    1258. vedagiriish -
    1259. vedagIta -
    1260. Vedakarah The author of the Vedas
    1261. vedanAyak -
    1262. vedapuriish -
    1263. vedAraNyesh -
    1264. Venavi Adorned with the flute
    1265. vENuvananAth -
    1266. Vibhagah The individual
    1267. Vibhagajnah The distributor
    1268. vibhuH -
    1269. Vibhuh Manifesting in several forms
    1270. Vibudhah Very wise
    1271. Vicharavit He who knows the course of introspection
    1272. vichinvatkaH Bestower of wanted boons
    1273. Vidhata Protector
    1274. Vidvan The learned
    1275. viirabhadra Rich in valour
    1276. Vijayah Victory
    1277. Vijayakalavit Cognisant of the time of victory
    1278. Vijayakshah With victorious chariot
    1279. vijayanAth -
    1280. Vikhyatah Whose light is perceived only in the living beings
    1281. vikirida Showerer of wealth, Strange deedful
    1282. vikirteshvar -
    1283. Vikritah Undergoing all changes
    1284. Vikurvanah Unattainable through rituals
    1285. vilohitaH the Admirable (Strange) Red in color
    1286. Vimochanah Liberator
    1287. Vimuktah Freed
    1288. Vinatah Modest
    1289. Vipanah Actionless
    1290. Virajah Unspotted
    1291. Viramah Extreme quiescene
    1292. virUpa In strange (special/unique) form
    1293. Virupah Ill-looking (thereby)
    1294. viruupaaksha the Strange formed and eyed
    1295. Visakhah sprung when Indra struck with the Vajra; his friend
    1296. Visalah Very radiant
    1297. Visalakhah Long armed
    1298. Visalakshah Large eyed (sensed)
    1299. Visamapatih Lord of all Beings
    1300. Visaradah Learned
    1301. Visargah -
    1302. Vishannangah Endowed with the eight forms
    1303. visheshvar -
    1304. vishhNuvallabha beloved by viShNu
    1305. Vishkambhi Vast
    1306. viShNu Omnipresent
    1307. Vishnuh Pervasive
    1308. Vishnuprasaditah Propitiated by Vishnu
    1309. vishvAAviveshaH Penetrated in the universe
    1310. vishvabheShajaH the Medicine for the universe / all sufferings
    1311. Vishvaksenah At whose starting the armies of his enemies flee away
    1312. vishvanathaH the Lord of the world
    1313. vishveshvara Lord of the universe
    1314. Vistaro lavanah kupah Of the shape of the salt ocean
    1315. Visvabahuh With universal arms
    1316. Visvadevah He who plays with numberless worlds (as with balls)
    1317. Visvah The womb of the Universe
    1318. Visvakarmamatih The intelligence of Visvakarman
    1319. Visvakshetram The universal field
    1320. Visvarupah Whose form (external) is the Universe
    1321. Vivasvan Savitamritah Endowed with rays, the Sun, the immortal
    1322. vixINakaH Indiminishing
    1323. Vratadhipah The granter of the fruits of the observances
    1324. Vriddhah Old
    1325. Vrikhakarah Shaped like a tree
    1326. Vrikshah The tree
    1327. Vrikshakarnasthitih Reclining on the ear of the tree
    1328. Vrikshaketuh Tree-symboled
    1329. vRishadvaja With the flag of bull (justice)
    1330. Vrishanah Virtue
    1331. vRiShArUDha Riding the bull
    1332. Vrisharupah The personification of Law
    1333. vRishhaa.nkaa the One on the bull
    1334. vRishhabhaaruuDha the bull mounting
    1335. Vrittavrittakarah The performer of Vritta and Avritta
    1336. Vyaghrah Vyaghresvara
    1337. vyAghrapuriish -
    1338. Vyaktam Perceptible
    1339. Vyaktavyaktah Manifested and unmanifested
    1340. Vyalarupah The serpent Sesha
    1341. Vyasah the author of the Puranas and Itihasas
    1342. Vyavasayah Perseverance
    1343. vyomakesha the Widespread (in space) haired

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "X"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    1344. xayadvIraH Victorious over enemies
    1345. xetrapati Lord of the body

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  • Lord Shiva names in Sanskrit; starting with "Y"

    Sl. No. Name Meaning
    1346. ya wealth
    1347. yaGYamaya Complete in spiritual rites
    1348. yaGYAri -
    1349. Yajnah The destroyer of sacrifices
    1350. Yajnan The union
    1351. Yajnasamahitah Dwelling in the sacrifice (union)
    1352. Yajnavibhagavit Cognisant of the mode of distribution of the offerings in sacrifices
    1353. Yajuhpadabhujah The Yajus as his feet and arms
    1354. Yasah Conferrer of fame
    1355. Yogadhyakshah The ruler of unification
    1356. Yogah restraining the functions of the mind
    1357. yogAnanda -
    1358. Yogi The Yogi
    1359. Yogyah The object of Yoga
    1360. Yudhisatruvinasanah Destroyer of his enemies in battle
    1361. Yugadhipah The lord of the Yugas
    1362. Yugakarah He in whose hands are the Yugas
    1363. Yugarupah Of the form of the Yuga
    1364. Yugavahah The regulator of the cycle of the Yugas
    1365. Yuktabahuh With arms
    1366. Yuktah Ready for fight
    1367. yuvAnaH Youthful

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