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Durga Temple

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Nartiang Village, Jowai, India
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Durga of the far east

Unlike Durga temples, I have seen in West Bengal, here the style of the 'mandir' was completely... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
SaddviAndalwala
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Jharkhand, India
Divine

we stopped by the temple as the aarti was going on and we offered our prayers, there was hardly... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
TravellersofGuwahati
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2 Sep 2017
“Durga of the far east”
26 Apr 2017
“Divine”
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Nartiang Village, Jowai, India
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Unlike Durga temples, I have seen in West Bengal, here the style of the 'mandir' was completely different. The architecture was a blend of that of a temple and a pagoda.

Thank SaddviAndalwala
Reviewed 26 April 2017

we stopped by the temple as the aarti was going on and we offered our prayers, there was hardly someone except one pundit offering puja. Divine place

Thank TravellersofGuwahati
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Located amidst the serene Jaintia Hills this 500 year old Durga temple is home to Maa "Jainteshwari" or "Jayanti" with "Kramadishwar" as her Bhairava. This is a very sacred place for Hindus as Devi Sati's left thigh is believed to have fallen at Nartiang. It...More

1  Thank Sreesarkar
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

The last few hundred meters of the road leading to this nice temple are not paved. The temple itself is small but beautiful.

Thank Hatem R
Reviewed 8 May 2013

This mandir goes back more than 500yrs. Located in nartiang, approx 65kms from Shillong. Small but rich in historic and cultural values.

Thank Subhablues
Reviewed 29 May 2012

keep a day for jowai trip, keep water bottle and some food along with u but road was not so good so prepared for that too during jaintia king used to held to "bali pratha" of HUMAN but now Human sacrifice was banned during British...More

1  Thank arnabbthika
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