Names of Lord Shiva

You want the perfect name for your newborn baby. Nothing could be better than the name of the all powerful Hindu God Shiva, the Auspicious One.

Shiva Sahasranama has more than thousand names of Lord Shiva. With meanings ranging from ‘‘Lord of Dance'' to ''Slayer of darkness'' and ''one who purifies any who speaks the name'', Shiva is associated with benevolence as well as fierce passion.

Lord Shiva is visualized as limitless and pure. The blessings of this omnipotent Supreme Being will always be associated with your child if you happen to select one of His names.

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  • 108 Names of Lord Shiva

    The Hindu religious text "The Shiva Puranas" is dedicated to the Lord Shiva, with 1008 Sanskrit names for the Hindu deity Shiva. They signify different attribute of the Lord Shiva. Chanting of 108 names (Shiva Ashtottarashata Namavali) during worship is considered an auspicious. Parents often choose...

    • Shivaya
    • Maheshvara
    • Shambhave
    • Pinaakine
    • Shashishekhara
    • Vamadeva
    • Virupaksha
    • Kapardhine
    • Nilalohita
    • Shankara
  • 114 Most Popular names of Lord Shiva

    Lord Shiva is known by several names. These names never go out of style – they've been among the most popular names for boys for centuries. Scroll down for a selection of popular baby names from the Shiva sahasranama.

    • Aashutosh
    • Aja
    • Akshayaguna
    • Anagha
    • Anantadrishti
    • Augadh
    • Avyayaprabhu
    • Bhairav
    • Bhalanetra
    • Bholenath
  • New Trend inspired by Lord Shiva names

    Of course, many parents want their baby name to be unique as well as connected to our culture. There is a new trend that is coming in focus. A creative name taken from original names of Shiva. Shiva Names are very auspicious and perfect name but most of them are very common and traditional. Young...

    • Sthiray
    • Kamaya
    • Mantray
    • Haray
    • Surupay
    • Deerghay
    • Harikaeshay
    • Krushnay
    • Vimoachanay
    • Madanay
  • Baby Names from Hindu Mythology

    Hindu mythological names are drawn directly from ancient or historical sources. Hindu mythology, a subset of Indian Mythology is a good source of Hindu baby names. Indian mythological material is preserved in Sanskrit epics such as Ramayana, Mahabharata etc, Puranas (stories older than epics) and...

    • Revati
    • Sunanda
    • Madhavi
    • Sujata
    • Vrushali
    • Arushi
    • Kalyani
    • Suvarna
    • Kavya
    • Ayush

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