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 
1DurgaThe Inaccessible
2AkashagaminiMove In the sky
3ArogyadaGranter Of Good Health
4AsurakshayamkariWho reduced the number Of Demons
5Ataviduhkhandhara RakshikaProtects the Ignorant And Distressed
6AyurdaGranter Of Longevity
7BalarkasadrushakaraLike The Rising Sun
8BandhananashiniOne who detaches the Attachments
9BhaktavatsalaBestower Of Devotees
10BhayanashiniDestroyer Of Fear
11BhootanushrutaWell-Wisher Of Bhootaganas
12BrahmachariniOne who seeks for Brahman
13ChandravispardimukhaBeautiful Like The Moon
14ChaturbhujaWho has four arms
15ChaturvakttraWho has four faces
16DayaCompassionate
17Devi The Deity
18DhanakshayanashiniController Of Wealth Decrease
19DhanurdhariniWho holds the Bow
20DhrutiValiant
21Divamalya VibhooshitaOrnamented with beautiful garlands
22DivyambaradharaBeautifully Robed
23DurgaWho can remove Distress
24DurgaDeity Durga
25HriHoly Chant Of Hymns
26Indradhwaja SamabahudhariniWhose shoulders like Indra’s Flag
27JayaWho can gain the victory over all
28JyotsanaRadiant Like Flames
29KaliGoddess of Death
30KaliDark-Complexioned
31KamachariniActing On One’s Own Accord
32KamsavidravanakariWho made a threat to Kamsa
33KanthaRadiance
34KanttadharaOne who holds Shiva’s neck
35KaumaravratadharaObserver Of Fasts Like Young Girls Do
36KeyurangadadhariniOrnamented with Armlets And Bracelets
37Khadgaketaka DhariniWho hold Sword And Shield
38KhamaForgiveness
39KrishnaSister of Krishna
40KrishnaDark-Complexioned
41KrishnachhavisamaSimilar with Krishna’s Radiance
42KritiWho gain fame over
43KulavardhiniProgressor of the Race
44KumariYoung and Virgin Girl
45Kundalapurnakarna VibhooshitaWearer Of Earrings which Covers The ears
46MahachakradhariniWho holds the Chakra
47MahakaliMahakala’s wife
48MahishasuranashiniDestroyer of the great demon Mahisha
49MamsapriyaWho is fond of flesh
50MangalyaAuspicious, Sacred
51MatiWise
52Mayoora PichhavalayaAdorned with Peacock-Feathered Bangles
53MohanashiniOne who destroys the Desires
54MruthyunashiniDestroyer Of Death
55MukutavirajitaAdorned with a Shining Crown 
56NagararakshikaProtects the Land
57NandagopakulajataDaughter of the Nandagopa Race
58NarayanavarapriyaIn liking of Narayana’s Boons
59NityaEternal and universal
60PadmapatrakshiEyes Like The Beauty of Lotus Leaf
61PankajadhariniOne who holds the Lotus
62PapadhariniBearer of others’ faults
63PapahariniDestroyer Of all Sins
64PashadhariniOne who holds the rope
65PashupriyaWho is fond of all beings
66PatradhariniOne who holds the Vessels
67Peenashroni PayodharaLarge Bosomed
68PrabhaPre-Dawn hours
69PrasannaCheerfulness
70PravasarakshikaProtects the Travellers
71Purnachandra NibhananaBeautiful Like The Full Moon
72PutrapamrityunashiniSustainer Of Son’s Untimely Death
73RajyadaBestower Of Kingdom
74RatriNight, darkness
75SagaragirirakshikaProtects over the Seas And Hills
76SandhyaTwilight,Evening
77SangramajayapradaGranter Of victory In the war
78SangramarakshikaProtects the Wars
79SankarshanasamananaEqual to Sankarshana
80SantatiWho grants all issues
81Sarvakaryasiddhi PradayikaOne who grants Success In All Attempts
82SaukhyadaBestower Of Well-Being
83SeedupriyaWho is fond of drinks
84SharanyaWho can grant Refuge
85Shatrusankata RakshikaProtects the Distressed from the foes
86Shikhipichhadwaja VirajitaHaving Peacock-Feathered Flag
87Shilathata VinikshibdaAt the time of birth, slammed by Kamsa
88ShivaAuspicious,Sacred
89ShivaShiva’s better half
90ShreeSacred
91SiddhiHaving all Success
92SurashreshttaSupreme among the Celestials
93SutadaGranter Of all Issues
94TrailokyarakshiniProtector Of The Sargya, Martya, Patal
95TribhuvaneshwariGoddess of Sargya, Martya and Patal
96TridashapujitaThe Goddess Of The Celestials
97TridivabhavayirtriGoddess Of Sargya, Martya, Patal
98VapurdaGranter Of Beautiful Appearance
99VaradaOne who grants the Boons
100VaradaBestower of all
101VaradaBestower
102VasudevabhaginiSister Of Vasudeva
103VidhyaWisdom
104VijayaWho can conquer over all
105Vindhyavasini`Resident Of The Vindhyas
106VividayudhadharaOne who carries various Weapons
107VyadhinashiniVanquisher Of Ailments
108Yashodagarba SambhootaComing 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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