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adoration during worship festival called “pandot” ◦”Nagaanitos”◦“Sibi”, sorihile or small lamps, palm leaves as décor, small and big drums◦Nature worship and makeshift templeBathalaall powerful or maker of all thingsSun, moon and TalaUniversal respect and honor, great rejoicingDian MasalantaPatron of lovers and of generationLacapatiPatron of cultivated landsIndianalePatron of husbandry Lic-haIdols different shapes and images
Auguries- from the Customs of the Tagalogs by Fray Juan de PlasenciaAuguriesGood or Bad OmenTigmamanuguin SneezesSerpent or rat on the way
Divination and Season - from the Customs of the Tagalogs by Fray Juan de Plasencia◦Knives and daggers were divined for its usefulness and luck ◦No established division of years, months and days◦Determined time through land cultivation by phases of the moon, seasons of fruits, flower and leaves yielding◦Recognition of sun-time and water-time
Sacrifice and Adoration- from the Customs of the Tagalogs by Fray Juan de PlasenciaManner of SacrificeProclamation of feast and offer to the devil of what they had to eat. Done in front of an idol, which they anoint with fragrant oil from musk, civet or gum and aromatic woodsCatalonanOfficiating priest or priestess do the poetic singing and responding people. “Possessed by the devil”.OfferingsGood piece of cloth, chain of gold or gold ring, goats, fowls, swine, jar of rice, buyos, fried food and fruitsReasonsRecovery of a sick person, prosperous sea voyage, good harvest, triumph in war, healthy child delivery and happy married life.
Sacrifice and Adoration- from the Customs of the Tagalogs by Fray Juan de PlasenciaMangagauay Witches acting as healer of the sick but inducer of diseases ManyisalatWitches who can apply remedies to lovers so they would abandon and despise their own wives and even cause her deadly illness.Mancocolam Emit fire and wallow on the ordure and filth which falls from the houses. Owner of the house fell ill and died. HoclobanSimple salutation and hand gesture can heal or destroy. Silagan Against anyone wearing white. Can tear out the liver and eat it. A victim was a Spanish notary killed in Catanduanes and buried in Calilaya.