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        Goddess Durga:The mother Goddess

Goddess Durga is the Mother Goddess, Maa Durga is one of the forms of ‘Adi Shakti’,the supremely radiant Goddess. In Hinduism, worship of Durga has been associated with the annihilation of evil. In Sanskrit Durga means “One who is incomprehensible or difficult to reach”. A more elaborate meaning of Durga is ‘du’-‘r’-‘ga’ or the destroyer of all evils and diseases. Goddess Durga is the consort of Lord Shiva. It is said that the Goddess Shakti takes on different forms such as Kali, Chandi or Durga to fight the demons. She is the power behind all creation, preservation and destruction in the Universe.

 The forms of Durga may be depicted as being ferocious and loving at the same time. Her fury and anger is revealed in the form of Kali, the dark one and is associated with a more compassionate nature in Gauri, the fair one.The birth of Durga is associated with the slaying of the demon Mahisasura, the Lord of the Asuras (demons).

Maa Durga is invoked by many names. These names reflect her powers and the many qualities she possesses. Goddess Durga is commonly named as Mahisasuramardini or the one who killed the demon Mahisasura. Maa Durga has many names like Parvati, consort of Shiva, Himavati, daughter of the mountain, Brahmacharini, one who observes true penance and Chandraghanta are names given to the avatars of Mother Durga.

Since Goddess Durga has the combined powers of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, she is also known as Brahmanii, the creative force, Vaishnavi or the preserving force and Rudrani, the destructive force. There are many names by which Goddess Durga can be addressed by her devotees. Some of these are Devi, Varadaa or granter of boons, Tribhuvaneshvari or the Goddess of three worlds, Mahachakradharini or the one who holds the Chakra, Vividayidhadhara or the one who holds various weapons and so on.

Here is the list of Goddess Durga Names. If you are also looking for a spiritual and mythological name for your baby girl, then your search ends with this list of  Goddess Durga Names..

Goddess Durga Names Meaning of the name
Aadya The Initial reality
Aarya Goddess
Abhavya Improper or fear-causing
Adhyay Goddess Durga
Aeindri Power of God Indra
Agnijwaala One who is poignant like fire
Ahankaara One with Pride
Aishani Goddess Durga
Ameyaa One who is beyond measure
Ananta One who is Infinite or beyond measure
Anekashastrahasta Possessor of many hand weapons
AnekastraDhaarini Possessor of many missile weapons
Anekavarna One who has many complexions
Anika Goddess Durga
Annada Goddess Durga
Annika Goddess Durga
Anwita Goddess Durga
Aparna One who doesnteat even leaves while fasting
Apraudha One who never gets old
Aryahi Goddess Durga
Bahula One who is in various forms
Bahulaprema One who is loved by all
Bairavi Goddess Durga, Music
Balaprada The bestowerof strength
Baruni Goddess Durga
Bavanya Goddess Durga
Bhaavini The Beautiful Woman
Bhaavya Represents Future
Bhadrakaali Fierce form of Kali
Bhavaani The abode of the universe
Bhavamochani The absolver of the universe
Bhavaprita One who is loved by the universe
Bhavya With Magnificence
Braahmi Power of God Brahma
Braahmi Goddess Durga
Brahmavaadini One who is present everywhereName
Buddhi Intelligence
Buddhida The bestowerof wisdom
Chaamunda Slayer of Chandaand Munda(demons)
ChandaMundaVinashini Destroyer of the ferocious asuras Chandaand Munda
Chandraghanta One who has mighty bells
Chinta Tension
Chita Death-bed
Chiti The thinking mind
Chitra The Picturesque
Chittarupa One who is in thought-state
Dakshakanya Daughter of Daksha
Dakshayajñavinaashini Interrupter of the sacrifice of Daksha
Dakshayani Goddess Durga
Deeher Dee Means DurgaHer Means Shiv( Shiva's Strength)
Devamata Mother Goddess
Deveshi Goddess Durga
Durga The Invincible
Ekakanya The girl child
Eshni Name Of Goddess Durga
Gangi Goddess Durga
Ghorarupa Having a fierce outlook
Gyaana Full of Knowledge
Hyndhavi Goddess Durga
Ishi Goddess Durga
Jalodari Abode of the ethereal universe
Jaya The Victorious
Kaalaratri Goddess who is black like night
Kaishori The adolescent
Kalamanjiiraranjini Wearing a musical anklet
Kalka Durga, Pupil If The Eye
Kamakya Durga, Granter Of Wishes
Kapalini Another Name For Durga
Karaali The Violent
Karala Durga, Opening Wide, Tearing
Karalika Durga, That Which Tears
Katyayani One who is worshipped by sage Katyanan
Kaumaari The adolescent
Kaushiki Durga, Enveloped With Silk
Kautirya Durga, One Who Resides In A Hut
Kirati Goddess Durga
Komaari The beautiful adolescent
Kriya One who is in action
Krrooraa Brutal (on demons)
Kshema Goddess Durga
Kshemya Goddess Durga
Lakshmi Goddess of Wealth
Maaheshvari Power of Lord Mahesha(Shiva)
Maatangi Goddess of Matanga
MadhuKaitabhaHantri Slayer of the demon-duo Madhuand Kaitabha
Mahaabala Having immense strength
Mahatapa With severe penance
Maheshwari Goddess Durga
MahishasuraMardini Slayer of the bull-demon Mahishaasura
Mahodari One who has huge belly which stores the universe
Manah Mind
Matangamunipujita Worshipped by Sage Matanga
Matangi Goddess Durga
Mitakshi Goddess Durga
Monika DurgaGoddess
Muktakesha One who has open tresses
Narayani The destructive aspect of Lord Narayana (Brahma)
 Niranjana  Name Of A River, Goddess Durga, The Night Of The Full Moon
NishumbhaShumbhaHanani Slayer of the demon-brothers Shumbha Nishumbha
Nitya The eternal one

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