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Nice setting in the village and was told that they had voluntary human sacrifices until the... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
rdella
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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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Historical Temple

It's being said that, once humans were used to sacrifised there during the puja. And once upon a... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2017
Krishnandu
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Oct 24, 2017
“Historical Temple”
Sep 2, 2017
“Durga of the far east”
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Nartiang Village, Jowai, India
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice setting in the village and was told that they had voluntary human sacrifices until the 1940’s.. goats are now slaughtered at festival time. Interior very basic and original structure may date back several hundred years. No information available on site.

Thank rdella
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

It's being said that, once humans were used to sacrifised there during the puja. And once upon a time, during such time, to save the humans, a hen appeared and asked to sacrifise himself instead. From then onwards, they started worshipping the hen. Can't justify...More

Thank Krishnandu
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Reviewed September 2, 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
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Reviewed April 26, 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
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Reviewed September 8, 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

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Reviewed April 16, 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
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Reviewed May 8, 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
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Reviewed May 29, 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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