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Aman Sinaya is a rival of Bathala. She is the goddess of the sea. There fighting resulted in the creation of the Philippine archipelago. She sent powerful waves to the god of heaven, which in turn was repaid by the massive slab of the earth. From here formed the islands and mountains, surrounded by oceans.(Philippine Mythology)

Who is Aman Sinaya? - The Philippines Today

Aman Sinaya is a rival of Bathala. She is the goddess of the sea. There fighting resulted in the creation of the Philippine archipelago.

Children of Bathala

Children of Bathala - The Philippines Today

Children of Bathala: Mayari, Tala, and Hanan.Mayari is the Goddess of the Moon. Tala is the Goddess of the Stars. Hanan is the Goddess of the Morning.

Dian Masalanta is the most loving of the gods in heaven, punished by God for loving a mortal. She was thrown into the world, a punishment which made her very happy because she would be with his beloved.(filipino mythology)

Dian Masalanta "Goddess of Lovers, Childbirth and Peace" - The Philippines Today

Dian Masalanta is the most loving of the gods in heaven, punished by God for loving a mortal. She was thrown into the world.

Anitun Tabu is also called Anitun Tauo in Zambales. It is said that she had a very high position among the gods but she was demoted in her rank due to excess arrogance.(Filipino mythology)

Anitun Tabu (Goddess of the Wind and Rain) - The Philippines Today

Anitun Tabu is also called Anitun Tauo in Zambales. It is said that she had a be very high position among the gods but she was demoted.

Lakapati "Goddess of Fertility and Agriculture

Lakapati (Ikapati) " Goddess of Fertility and Agriculture" - The Philippines Today

Lakapati is known as the kindest deity of the tagalog. Every time of harvest, the people raise their children in heaven and pray.

Idianale is one of the servants of Bathala who lives in the sky. Here, she married another god named Dumangan.

Idianale "Goddess of Labor and Good Deeds" - The Philippines Today

Idianale "Goddess of Labor and Good Deeds" is one of the servants of Bathala who lives in the sky. Here, she married another god named Dumangan.

Who is Amihan? - The Philippines Today

Amihan saved our ancestors, "Malakas and Maganda" from the confinement of a bamboo.She is one of the first three creatures in the world.

Sitan, is the god of the lower world, a leader of the evil of the ancient hell. He encourages the mortal to commit sin, with the help of his four disciples. (Filipino Mythology)

Sitan: God of the Lower World - The Philippines Today

Sitan, is the god of the lower world, a Leader of the evil of the ancient hell. He encourages the mortal to commit sin, with the help of his four disciples.

Bakunawa (Giant Sea Serpent)

Bakunawa (Giant Sea Serpent) - The Philippines Today

In other stories, we have seven (7) moons a long time ago. But it was eaten by Bakunawa(Giant Sea Serpent) until only one is left.

The following are gods appointed by Bathala to live with the mortals:(tagalog and kapampangan mythology) Lakan Bakod Lakambini Lakan Danum Lakan Bakod (Lord of fences) The protector of the growing crops.God of Abundance. Lakan Bakod is known the anito of abundance, fences, and the fruits of the earth. In the Boxer Codex manuscript he is described through a carved wooden statue of him as having gold eyes, teeth, and a long, gilded penis the length of rice stalks. He was said to have resided…

Gods Bathala had appointed to live with the mortals - The Philippines Today

The following are gods appointed by Bathala to live with the mortals:(tagalog and kapampangan mythology) 1.Lakan Bakod 2.Lakambini 3.Lakan Danum

Mangechay 'Great Elder" Kapampangan Region

Mangechay 'Great Elder" Kapampangan Region - The Philippines Today

Mangechay 'Great Elder" Kapampangan Region is the equivalent of Bathala in the myth of the Kapampangan. Mangechay is known as a weaver.

Mapulon is Lakapati’s husband, considered to be one of the most beautiful deity. Known as a god of health, he manipulates the weather to grow medicinal plants to give to the sick. According to the stories, Mapulon had long been courting Lakapati before he got her love. He was the reason why the ancient Filipinos courted their beloved since ancient times. (Filipino Mythology)

Mapulon, God of Seasons - The Philippines Today

Mapulon is Lakapatis's husband, considered to be one of the most beautiful deity. Known as a god of health, he manipulates the weather to grow medicinal plants.

Apung Malyari - The Philippines Today

Apung Malyari is a mortal enemy of Aring Sinukuan. She is the keeper/guardian of Mount Pinatubo. (Filipino Mythology)((Kapampangan Mythology

Learning Baybayin: A Writing System From the Philippines

Google Keyboard added Baybayin to their featured languages. I'm going to show you how to start to write and read Baybayin — one of the most prominent writing systems in the Philippines.