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According to Hindu tradition, devotees chant the various names of their personal gods continuously during worship as a mark of devotion. 108 is considered an auspicious number. Hence Siva is extolled through these 108 names during the puja rituals either by the priests or by the worshippers themselves.

 1. OM SHIVAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Auspicious One
 2. OM MAHESHVARAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Great God Shiva
 3. OM SHAMBHAVE NAMAHA Salutations to the God who exists for our happiness alone
 4. OM PINAKINE NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva, who guards the path of dharma
 5. OM SHASHISHEKHARAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God who wears the crescent moon in his hair
 6. OM VAMADEVAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God who is pleasing and auspicious in every way
 7. OM VIRUPAKSHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God of spotless form
 8. OM KAPARDINE NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord with thickly matted hair
 9. OM NILALOHITAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God splendid as the red sun at daybreak
10. OM SHANKARAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the source of all prosperity
11. OM SHULAPANAYE NAMAHA Salutations to the God who carries a spear
12. OM KHATVANGINE NAMAHA Salutations to the God who carries a knurled club
13. OM VISHNUVALLABHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva, who is dear to Lord Vishnu
14. OM SHIPIVISHTAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord whose form emits great rays of light
15. OM AMBIKANATHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Ambika's Lord
16. OM SHRIKANTAYA NAMAHA Salutations to he whose throat is shining blue
17. OM BHAKTAVATSALAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who loves His devotees like new born calves
18. OM BHAVAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God who is existence itself
19. OM SARVAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who is all
20. OM TRILOKESHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who is the Lord of all the three worlds
21. OM SHITAKANTHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the primal soul whose throat is deep blue
22. OM SHIVAPRIYAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the god who is dear to Shakti
23. OM UGRAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva whose presence is awesome and overwhelming
24. OM KAPALINE NAMAHA Salutations to the God whose begging bowl is a human skull
25. OM KAMARAYE NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who conquers all passions
26. OM ANDHAKASURA SUDANAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who killed the asura Andhaka
27. OM GANGADHARAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God who holds the Ganges River in his hair
28. OM LALATAKSHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord whose sport is creation
29. OM KALAKALAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who is the death of death
30. OM KRIPANIDHAYE NAMAHA Salutations to the God who is the treasure of compassion
31. OM BHIMAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva whose strength is awesome
32. OM PARASHU HASTAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God who wields an axe in his hands
33. OM MRIGAPANAYAE NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who looks after the soul in the wilderness
34. OM JATADHARAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who bears a mass of matted hair
35. OM KAILASAVASINE NAMAHA Salutations to the God who abides on Mount Kailas
36. OM KAVACHINE NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who is wrapped in armor
37. OM KATHORAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who causes all growth
38. OM TRIPURANTAKAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who destroyed the three demonic cities
39. OM VRISHANKAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God whose emblem is a bull (Nandi)
40. OM VRISHABHARUDHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who rides a bull
41. OM BHASMODDHULITA VIGRAHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord covered with holy ash
42. OM SAMAPRIYAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God exceedingly fond of hymns from the Sama Veda
43. OM SVARAMAYAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who creates through sound
44. OM TRAYIMURTAYE NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who is worshiped in three forms
45. OM ANISHVARAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the undisputed Lord
46. OM SARVAGYAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God who knows all things
47. OM PARAMATMANE NAMAHA Salutations to the Supreme Self
48. OM SOMASURAGNI LOCHANAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the light of the eyes of Soma, Surya and Agni
49. OM HAVISHE NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who receives oblations of ghee
50. OM YAGYAMAYAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the architect of all sacrificial rites
51. OM SOMAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Moon-glow of the mystic's vision
52. OM PANCHAVAKTRAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God of the five activities
53. OM SADASHIVAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the eternally auspicious benevolent Shiva
54. OM VISHVESHVARAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the all-pervading ruler of the cosmos
55. OM VIRABHADRAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva the foremost of heroes
56. OM GANANATHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God of the Ganas
57. OM PRAJAPATAYE NAMAHA Salutations to the Creator
58. OM HIRANYARETASE NAMAHA Salutations to the God who emanates golden souls
59. OM DURDHARSHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the unconquerable being
60. OM GIRISHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the monarch of the holy mountain Kailas
61. OM GIRISHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord of the Himalayas
62. OM ANAGHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who can inspire no fear
63. OM BUJANGABHUSHANAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord adorned with golden snakes
64. OM BHARGAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the foremost of rishis
65. OM GIRIDHANVANE NAMAHA Salutations to the God whose weapon is a mountain
66. OM GIRIPRIYAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who is fond of mountains
67. OM KRITTIVASASE NAMAHA Salutations to the God who wears clothes of hide
68. OM PURARATAYE NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who is thoroughly at home in the wilderness
69. OM BHAGAVATE NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord of prosperity
70. OM PRAMATHADHIPAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God who is served by goblins
71. OM MRITUNJAYAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the conqueror of death
72. OM SUKSHMATANAVE NAMAHA Salutations to the subtlest of the subtle
73. OM JAGADVYAPINE NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who fills the whole world
74. OM JAGADGURAVE NAMAHA Salutations to the guru of all the worlds
75. OM VYOMAKESHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God whose hair is the spreading sky above
76. OM MAHASENAJANAKAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the origin of Mahasena
77. OM CHARUVIKRAMAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva, the guardian of wandering pilgrims
78. OM RUDRAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who is fit to be praised
79. OM BHUTAPATAYE NAMAHA Salutations to the source of living creatures, including the Bhutas, or ghostly creatures
80. OM STHANAVE NAMAHA Salutations to the firm and immovable deity
81. OM AHIRBUDHNYAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who waits for the sleeping kundalini
82. OM DIGAMBARAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva whose robes is the cosmos
83. OM ASHTAMURTAYE NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who has eight forms
84. OM ANEKATMANE NAMAHA Salutations to the God who is the one soul
85. OM SATVIKAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord of boundless energy
86. OM SHUDDHA VIGRAHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to him who is free of all doubt and dissension
87. OM SHASHVATAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva, endless and eternal
88. OM KHANDAPARASHAVE NAMAHA Salutations to the God who cuts through the mind's despair
89. OM AJAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the instigator of all that occurs
90. OM PAPAVIMOCHAKAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who releases all fetters
91. OM MRIDAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who shows only mercy
92. OM PASHUPATAYE NAMAHA Salutations to the ruler of all evolving souls, the animals
93. OM DEVAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the foremost of devas, demigods
94. OM MAHADEVAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the greatest of the gods
95. OM AVYAYAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the one never subject to change
96. OM HARAYE NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who dissolves all bondage
97. OM PASHUDANTABHIDE NAMAHA Salutations to the one who punished Pushan
98. OM AVYAGRAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who is steady and unwavering
99. OM DAKSHADHVARAHARAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the destroyer of Daksha's conceited sacrifice
100. OM HARAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who withdraws the cosmos
101. OM BHAGANETRABHIDE NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who taught Bhaga to see more clearly
102. OM AVYAKTAYA NAMAHA Salutations to Shiva who is subtle and unseen
103. OM SAHASRAKSHAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord of limitless forms
104. OM SAHASRAPADE NAMAHA Salutations to the God who is standing and walking everywhere
105. OM APAVARGAPRADAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the Lord who gives and takes all things
106. OM ANANTAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the God who is unending
107. OM TARAKAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the great liberator of mankind
108. OM PARAMESHVARAYA NAMAHA Salutations to the great God






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