Tag: veneration

Do Filipinos Worship Their Ancestors?

Precolonial Ancestor Veneration In Pre-Hispanic Philippines, babaylans talked to ancestor spirits, one of two sorts of anito. Umalagad were ancestral spirits who were the guardian or caretakers of the families. They are usually ancestor spirits or family guardians. Filipinos believed that souls traveled by boat to a spirit world after death. Ethnic groups think the spirit realm has diverse […]