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Children of Bathala

Children of Bathala - The Philippines Today

Children of Bathala

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.

Anagolay is known as the goddess of lost things. She is the mother of the god of the sun, Apolaki. Anagolay is the only offspring of Lakapati, the goddess of fertility and Mapulon, god of the seasons.(soulcatcherdotblog) An asteroid was named after her. It was recommended by a Filipino student named Mohammad Alon and won from the thousands of names passed by 85 countries in the Space Generation Advisory Council.

Anagolay "Goddess of Lost Things" - The Philippines Today

Anagolay is known as the goddess of lost things. She is the mother of the god of the sun, Apolaki. An asteroid was named after her.

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.

Libulan, God of the Moon, Patron God of Homosexuality

Libulan, God of the Moon, Patron God of Homosexuality - The Philippines Today

Libulan, God of the Moon, Patron God of Homosexuality. According to other stories, Sidapa (God of Death) was attracted to the beauty of the moon.

Dumakulem "Guardian of the Mountains"

Dumakulem "Guardian of the Mountains" - The Philippines Today

Dumakulem was known by the ancient Tagalog as a great hunter.(Filipino mythology)Kilala siya ng mga sinaunang tagalog bilang magaling na mangangaso.

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?

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.

Apolaki "God of the Sun,Patron of Warriors"

Apolaki "God of the Sun, Patron of Warriors" - The Philippines Today

Apolaki and Mayari are Bathala's children with a mortal. The the light of their eyes serves as the light throughout the world.

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.

aring sinukuan

Who is Aring Sinukuan? - The Philippines Today

Aring Sinukuan lives in Mount Arayat. He was the one who taught the ancient kapampangan metallurgy, wood cutting/gathering, and rice cultivation.

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.

Dumangan (God of Good harvest)

Dumangan (God of Good harvest) - The Philippines Today

Dumangan (God of Good harvest)

Whio is Aman Sinaya?

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.

Mapulon, God of Seasons 1

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.