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108 Names of Durga



108 NAMES OF DURGA

The sloka of 108 popular names of Goddess Durga is daily recited by her devotees. The names and the meanings of the names are -
Sl. No.  Durga Name  Meaning 
1 Durga The Inaccessible
2 Akashagamini Move In the sky
3 Arogyada Granter Of Good Health
4 Asurakshayamkari Who reduced the number Of Demons
5 Ataviduhkhandhara Rakshika Protects the Ignorant And Distressed
6 Ayurda Granter Of Longevity
7 Balarkasadrushakara Like The Rising Sun
8 Bandhananashini One who detaches the Attachments
9 Bhaktavatsala Bestower Of Devotees
10 Bhayanashini Destroyer Of Fear
11 Bhootanushruta Well-Wisher Of Bhootaganas
12 Brahmacharini One who seeks for Brahman
13 Chandravispardimukha Beautiful Like The Moon
14 Chaturbhuja Who has four arms
15 Chaturvakttra Who has four faces
16 Daya Compassionate
17 Devi  The Deity
18 Dhanakshayanashini Controller Of Wealth Decrease
19 Dhanurdharini Who holds the Bow
20 Dhruti Valiant
21 Divamalya Vibhooshita Ornamented with beautiful garlands
22 Divyambaradhara Beautifully Robed
23 Durga Who can remove Distress
24 Durga Deity Durga
25 Hri Holy Chant Of Hymns
26 Indradhwaja Samabahudharini Whose shoulders like Indra's Flag
27 Jaya Who can gain the victory over all
28 Jyotsana Radiant Like Flames
29 Kali Goddess of Death
30 Kali Dark-Complexioned
31 Kamacharini Acting On One's Own Accord
32 Kamsavidravanakari Who made a threat to Kamsa
33 Kantha Radiance
34 Kanttadhara One who holds Shiva's neck
35 Kaumaravratadhara Observer Of Fasts Like Young Girls Do
36 Keyurangadadharini Ornamented with Armlets And Bracelets
37 Khadgaketaka Dharini Who hold Sword And Shield
38 Khama Forgiveness
39 Krishna Sister of Krishna
40 Krishna Dark-Complexioned
41 Krishnachhavisama Similar with Krishna's Radiance
42 Kriti Who gain fame over
43 Kulavardhini Progressor of the Race
44 Kumari Young and Virgin Girl
45 Kundalapurnakarna Vibhooshita Wearer Of Earrings which Covers The ears
46 Mahachakradharini Who holds the Chakra
47 Mahakali Mahakala's wife
48 Mahishasuranashini Destroyer of the great demon Mahisha
49 Mamsapriya Who is fond of flesh
50 Mangalya Auspicious, Sacred
51 Mati Wise
52 Mayoora Pichhavalaya Adorned with Peacock-Feathered Bangles
53 Mohanashini One who destroys the Desires
54 Mruthyunashini Destroyer Of Death
55 Mukutavirajita Adorned with a Shining Crown 
56 Nagararakshika Protects the Land
57 Nandagopakulajata Daughter of the Nandagopa Race
58 Narayanavarapriya In liking of Narayana's Boons
59 Nitya Eternal and universal
60 Padmapatrakshi Eyes Like The Beauty of Lotus Leaf
61 Pankajadharini One who holds the Lotus
62 Papadharini Bearer of others' faults
63 Papaharini Destroyer Of all Sins
64 Pashadharini One who holds the rope
65 Pashupriya Who is fond of all beings
66 Patradharini One who holds the Vessels
67 Peenashroni Payodhara Large Bosomed
68 Prabha Pre-Dawn hours
69 Prasanna Cheerfulness
70 Pravasarakshika Protects the Travellers
71 Purnachandra Nibhanana Beautiful Like The Full Moon
72 Putrapamrityunashini Sustainer Of Son's Untimely Death
73 Rajyada Bestower Of Kingdom
74 Ratri Night, darkness
75 Sagaragirirakshika Protects over the Seas And Hills
76 Sandhya Twilight,Evening
77 Sangramajayaprada Granter Of victory In the war
78 Sangramarakshika Protects the Wars
79 Sankarshanasamanana Equal to Sankarshana
80 Santati Who grants all issues
81 Sarvakaryasiddhi Pradayika One who grants Success In All Attempts
82 Saukhyada Bestower Of Well-Being
83 Seedupriya Who is fond of drinks
84 Sharanya Who can grant Refuge
85 Shatrusankata Rakshika Protects the Distressed from the foes
86 Shikhipichhadwaja Virajita Having Peacock-Feathered Flag
87 Shilathata Vinikshibda At the time of birth, slammed by Kamsa
88 Shiva Auspicious,Sacred
89 Shiva Shiva's better half
90 Shree Sacred
91 Siddhi Having all Success
92 Surashreshtta Supreme among the Celestials
93 Sutada Granter Of all Issues
94 Trailokyarakshini Protector Of The Sargya, Martya, Patal
95 Tribhuvaneshwari Goddess of Sargya, Martya and Patal
96 Tridashapujita The Goddess Of The Celestials
97 Tridivabhavayirtri Goddess Of Sargya, Martya, Patal
98 Vapurda Granter Of Beautiful Appearance
99 Varada One who grants the Boons
100 Varada Bestower of all
101 Varada Bestower
102 Vasudevabhagini Sister Of Vasudeva
103 Vidhya Wisdom
104 Vijaya Who can conquer over all
105 Vindhyavasini` Resident Of The Vindhyas
106 Vividayudhadhara One who carries various Weapons
107 Vyadhinashini Vanquisher Of Ailments
108 Yashodagarba Sambhoota Coming out from Yashoda's Womb
Besides these 108 names, Durga is also called by many other names, such as, Rati, Barani, Tamasi, Nanda, Tulsi Devi, Roudri, Naini Devi etc.

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