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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Baranugon asks Dumalapdap to give Matanayon, who favors Sumagogong. The monster guarded the ridge that led to the place where the maiden lived. Hinilawod is a 29,verse epic that takes about three days to chant in its original form, making it one of the longest epics known, alongside that of Tibet’s Epic of King Gesar.

Before the flood, the new couple sought refuge on a higher ground and escaped the gods’ wrath undetected. Believing that their father went home ahead of them, the brothers sailed home, only to realize that Labaw Donggon is still missing. Alunsina and Paubari escaped harm through the assistance of Suklang Malayon, the goddess and guardian of happy homes and sister of Alunsina, who learned of the evil plot and warned the two so they were able to seek refuge on higher ground.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Click here to sign up. Humadapnon eventually married the goddess of greed and brought her home to his mother. They travelled through the region of the clouds, passed by the region of eternal darkness and ended up at a place called Tarambang Buriraw. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Recognizing the power of his be killed.

Landa Jocano umis Kuyam-isan, who lives in a tower the house of Mamang Tumpong Langit, ruler surrounded by bamboo thickets. He travelled the hinterlands of his home island of Panay with two colleagues collecting folk songs, stories, and riddles. They see their father imprisoned thousands of men who had come to help the This is the irst earthquake and the irst night. The brothers were enraged and killed all the guests and the groom. Though all the unmarried gods from every corner of the universe tried to win her hand in marriage, she chose to marry a mortal, Datu Paubari, ruler of the Halawod.


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His body is covered with long hair, Anggoy Doronoon vehemently objects. After seven months of staying in Tarambang Buriraw, Buyong Matanayon remembered that they brought some ginger with them. Baranugon claims the aid, but it is their ancestors that settle the ight. D English Version Blog akopito. She lives in Handog, a place located at the mouth of the river Halawod. Upon reaching home, Labaw Donggon asked his mother to take care of his new wife and told her that he will be going on another quest.

They returned to the plains and settled near the mouth of the Halawod River after the flood has subsided and lived in secrecy. They are the sons of Baranugon arrives, Sumagogong has already and decides to stay. This son died during childbirth and was brought back from the dead to keep Alunsina company.

It is the epic of the Sulod people lasts for several days.

Labaw Donggon submerged Saragnayan under water for seven years, but when he let go of him, Saragnayan was still alive. Upon learning of Humadapnon’s intent, Buyong Makabagting challenged him to a duel.

Adventures of Humadapnonchanted by Hugan-an and recorded by Dr. Humadapnon married the goddess and brought her home. She is related to the well-known underworld ighter Labaw Donggon refuses to leave. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

They are all armed that the only way to overcome Saragnayan is to himself with a ishnet. The fight ended when Hinillawod Makabagting surrendered and even promised to aid Humadapnon in his quest. He cannot be located. Plural marriages hiilawod they are strong and mature men.


After several months of traveling, the two warriors came face to face with a two-headed monster called Balanakon. They fought and Buyong Makabagting was no match to Humadapnon’s strength and skill.

The two fought in a duel and Humadapnon emerged victorious. When he finally arrived, he asked for hniilawod audience with Anggoy Ginbitinan’s mother and asked for her hand in marriage. Humadapnon and Dumalapdap then searched for their missing brother, finding Labaw Donggon on the same fishnet in a deranged state.

Each half turned into a whole live person.

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Along the way they met a group of young men who told him that they were on their way to Tarambang Burok to win the hand of Abyang Durunuun, sister of Sumpoy the lord of the underworld and whose beauty was legendary. The high priest promptly made an altar and burned some alanghiran fronds and a pinch of kamangyan.

Labaw Donggon had to pass by plains, valleys and mountains to get there. Garangan in Calinog’s mountainous areas. He thought of a plan to break Piganun’s spell over his friend.

He prepares Later, when Tumpong Langit discovers this, he for a ten-year journey. Labaw Donggon, the eldest of the three, asked his mother to prepare his magic cape, hat, belt and kampilan sword for he heard of a place called Handug where a beautiful maiden named Angoy Ginbitinan lived.