Definition of Anito. Meaning of Anito. Synonyms of Anito

Definition of Anito. Meaning of Anito. Synonyms of Anito

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Definition of Anito

Anito
Anito A*ni"to, n.; pl. -tos. [Sp.] In Guam and the Philippines, an idol, fetich, or spirit.

Meaning of Anito from wikipedia

- Anito, also spelled anitu, refers to ancestor spirits, nature spirits, and deities (diwata) in the indigenous animistic religions of precolonial Philippines...
- contact and interact with the spirits (anito) and the spirit world. Their primary role were as mediums during pag-anito séance rituals. There were also various...
- Maria Makiling, in Philippine mythology, is a diwata (anito) or lambana (fairy) ****ociated with Mount Makiling in Laguna, Philippines. She is the most...
- spirits called anito. Miguel de Loarca (Relación de las Yslas Filipinas, 1582) asked them why the sacrifices were offered to the anitos, and not to Batala...
- Anito: Defend a Land Enraged is a role-playing video game by Anino Entertainment, an independent video game company based in the Manila, Philippines....
- Philippine languages, usually in reference to ancestral anito spiritsNuno sa punso, a nature spirit (anito) of anthills with the appearance of an old man in...
- present include animism, indigenous religious beliefs and mythologies such as Anito and influences from Hinduism and Buddhism. The earliest pieces of evidence...
- spirits (anito). According to Blumentritt an old Tagalog word “tarotaro” is a term describing the catalonas while possessed by the spirits (anito). In some...
- sent by Bathala, and ancestor spirits are collectively called anitos. Supernatural non-anito beings are called lamang-lupa (beings of the land) or lamang-dagat...
- refer to: Austronesian cultures Taotao ("little human"), carved figures of anito spirits in the Philippines Taotao Mona, ancestor spirits in the Marianas...
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