Who are the characters of the story Hinilawod?

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Alunsina Handbound Books Alunsina was one of the main characters in Hinilawod, an ancient epic poem in central Panay Island in the Visayas, Philippines.

Similarly, who is the wife of Humadapnon? Very soon, however, Labaw Donggon is again restless with desire for another woman. This time he chooses a married woman, Malitung Yawa Sinagmaling Diwata, “who resides where the brilliant light of the sun starts,” for she is the wife of Saragnayan, who takes charge of the course of the sun.

Subsequently, one may also ask, what is the story all about Hinilawod?

Hinilawod is an epic poem written by the early inhabitants of a place called Sulod in Central Panay. It recounts the story of the exploits of three Sulodnon demigod brothers, Labaw Donggon, Humadapnon and Dumalapdap. The word means tales from the mouth of the Halawod River.

Who discovered Hinilawod?

Hinilawod is the first discovered “by accident” in 1955, when Filipino anthropologist F. Landa Jocano became interested in native folklore. He travelled the hinterlands of his home island of Panay with two colleagues collecting folk songs, stories, and riddles.

What is the main idea of Hinilawod?

Hinilawod or the Tales From The Mouth of The Halawod River tells the story of a goddess who married a mortal and the adventures of her three demigod sons. The moral stories found throughout the epic are: True and faithful love shall and always prevail. Deference to your parents and elders will always be rewarded.

What does Hinilawod mean?

Hinilawod is an epic poem orally transmitted from early inhabitants of a place called Sulod in central Panay, Philippines. The term “Hinilawod” generally translates to “Tales From The Mouth of The Halawod River”.

Where is the setting of Hinilawod?

Hinilawod’s setting is in Sulod a part of central Panay. This epic poem means “from the mouth of the halawod rivers”. The focus of the story is the three Sulodnon Demigod brothers named Labaw Donggon, Humadapnon and Dumalapdap.

Who is Alunsina in Hinilawod?

Suludnon tribe of Panay, Alunsina is believed to be the virgin goddess who came from Kaptan, a sister of Lihangin born after his demise, and was cared for by the Sky God so much that he protected her chastity from wandering eyes until she reached adulthood.

How did Labaw Donggon win the hand of agony in marriage?

The marriage was finalized when Labaw Donggon’s parents met, and discussed with, the maiden’s parents. Using his “pamlang” (magical charm), Labaw Donggon built a giant house with ten roof-tops and a hundred doors without difficulty. That’s how he win the hand of Anggoy Gibintinan.

Who is Datu Paubari?

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. Maklium-sa-t’wan, the god of the plains, called a council meeting of the Gods. The council decided to destroy the couple’s home, Halawod, by flood.

Who saved Paubari and Alunsina from being drowned in a flood?

A meeting of the council of the gods was called by Maklium-sa-t’wan, god of the plains, and they eventually decided to destroy Halawod by flood. Alunsina and Datu Paubari managed to escape from harm with the help of Suklang Malayon, the goddess and guardian of happy homes and sister of Alunsina.

What are the names of the 3 sons of Alunsina and Halawod?

These are Labaw Donggon, Humadapnon and Dumalapdap. These three brothers are born with extraordinary powers.

What is the climax of the story Hinilawod?

Climax: when Labaw prisoned beneath Saragnayan• Falling Action: after every fight of the triplets• Denoument: Datu Paubari celebrated the return of his three sons with a very big feast.

Who is Humadapnon?

Humadapnon is one of the 3 demigod heroes in the epic of Panay. He is the offspring of Datu Paubariand Alunsina, the goddess of the South Heavens. Coming from the gods, Humadapnon and his siblings, Labaw Donggon and Dumalapdap posses special powers and all receive assistance from the gods in time of trouble.