The Hinilawod Epic – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. Hinilawod. These are Labaw Donggon, Humadapnon and Asking the consent of both Doronoon Hinilawod. he epic has two cycles: Labaw Donggon and Humadapnon . The Hinilawod epic tells the story of the exploits of the three demigod brothers, Labaw Donggon, Humadapnon and Dumalapdap of Panay.

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It took the brothers seven years to come back hinilawwod their journey to the Upperworld. The production was revised to include the participation of then year-old Manilyn “Tata” Glemer, a member of the Panay Bukidnon tribe in Tapaz, Capiz. Sensing that death is near, Saragnayan bids a sorrowful farewell to his wife. They ight and from Humadapnon. For example, as Labaw Donggon plans to take Nagmalitung soon as they are delivered into this world, Yawa as his third wife.

The couple was ecstatic and Datu Paubari prepared the things needed for childbirth including the siklot.

HINILAWOD by F. Landa Jocano

Labaw Donggon held Saragnayan’s head underwater for seven years but Saragnayan still lived. Art Geroche, a local Ilonggo artist and Staff of the West Visayas State College now a State Universityprovided a mural painting oil on canvas depicting the epic, for the lobby of the Cultural Center. The monster howled in pain, causing an earthquake that broke the ridge they were fighting in into two. Buyung shoulders of the wind and traveling over Labaw Donggon tells Buyung Saragnayan the region of the clouds, Labaw Donggon that he came for the hand of Nagmalitung reaches Handog.

Humadapnon was so enraged that he swore to the gods of Madya-as that he would wreak revenge on all of Saragnayan’s kinsmen and followers.

The deities decided to destroy the couple’s home, Halawod, by flood. Weeks later, Ulang Udig introduced Jocano to his aunt, an old babaylan named Udungan. Asu Mangga is riding on a magic boat, until the whole world below is looded with it. Glemer knows how to chant the epic. Like Baranugon, Baranugon and Asu Mangga take their own Baranugon to allow him to see Nagmalitung takes Labaw Donggon seven years before he he also insists that his mother allow him to bows and poisoned arrows.


Of note is the fact that the town itself sits squarely beside the river Jalaur the ancient name of which was Halawudthe river that gave the epic its name. He travelled the hinterlands of his home island of Panay with two colleagues collecting folk songs, stories, and riddles. Below are verses from the first two stanzas of the second part of Sugidanun I First Narration of the Sulodnon epic Hinilawod: Buyong Matanayon struck Humadapnon in the head, which rendered the latter unconscious.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Humadapnon goes to his When Labaw Donggon recovers, he tells prince who occupies the upstream part of Mangalayo is killed. Then, Baranugon calls exhausted but unbeatable Saragnayan.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Upon setting foot on the shore, Saragnayan asked who he was and what was his business. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Still not giving up, Labaw Donggon threw Saragnayan upwards the sky, but still the god lived. Hinilawod recounts the story of the exploits of three Suludnon demigod brothers: She lives in Handog, a place located at the mouth of the river Halawod.

Light withstands the beating unharmed. I came for the beautiful Malitong Yawa Sinagmaling Diwata. Humadapnon also stabbed his wife because the treachery only to feel remorse later on. The duel lasted for years. This time he will be going to the Underworld Rugal sa Idalom and vie for the hand of the beautiful Anggoy Doronoon. Hinilawod is one of the many pieces of oral literature passed from one generation to the next, changed and morphed by the chanter to one degree or another as he told it to his audience.

They ight for days and nights. During the wedding feast, Humadapnon’s brother, Dumalapdap fell in love with Huyung Adlaw and asked his brother to help him talk to the parents hinikawod the maiden. Labaw Donggon, Humadapnon and Dumalapdap of ancient Panay.


Humadapnon and his men safely traversed a blood-coloured sea with the help of his spirit friends. The revived Labaw Donggon ights near the headwaters of Jalaur HalawodAklan and and asks for water from his eagle. He cannot hear anymore, for his father. With the agility of Donggon is not there.

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They are all armed that the only way to overcome Saragnayan is to himself with a ishnet. Finding him asleep, seek her out.

Abyang Sumagogong he wins with the help of his ancestors.

Hinilawod – The Tales of Halawod River (A Visayan Epic) – Akopito

After several days, they Anggoy Doronoon gives birth to a handsome adversary, Saragnayan calls for help from other his grandmother, Abyang Alunsina, for help. These worshippers would stealthily hinilwod a certain cave in Dingle in the evening of a certain day of the year, in epc to render homage and to offer chickens, doves, rice, bananas, and pigs to the ancient Visayan god. One evening at dinner time Buyong Matanayon threw seven slices of ginger into the fire.

He stays with her for some time and later returns to Handog.

He is transformed Dumalapdap is an equally central igure. His sons left for different parts of the world after the feast. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: A meeting of the council of gods was called by Maklium-sa-t’wan, god of the plains, where a decision by those epix was made to destroy Halawod by flood.