THE EPIC TELLS about the bravery of. Lam-ang, who was precocious from birth. The adventures begin with his search for his father who was killed by the Igorot. Biag ni Lam-ang Buod Summary of Biag ni Lam-ang, the Ilocano epic of the Philippines Epiko English version of the Life / Buhay ni. Biag ni Lam-ang (Ilocano Epic Story). The theme of the epic revolves around the bravery and courage of the main character portrayed by.

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The story was englis down orally for generations before it was written down around assumedly by a blind Ilokano bard named Pedro Bucaneg. They had a son named Lam-ang. Before Lam-ang was born, Don Juan went to the mountains in order to punish a group of their Igorot enemies. While he was away, his son Lam-ang was born. It took four people to help Namongan give birth.

Biag ni Lam-ang: Summary / Buod ng Biag ni Lam-ang

As engish as the baby boy popped out, he spoke and asked that he be given the name Lam-ang. He also chose his godparents and asked where his father was. After nine months of waiting for his father to return, Lam-ang decided he would go look for him. During his exhausting journey, he decided to rest for awhile.


Lam-ang was furious when he learned what had happened to his father. Upon returning to Nalbuan in triumph, he was bathed by women in the Amburayan river. There was a young woman named Ines Kannoyan no Lam-ang wanted to woo. She lived in Calanutian and he brought along his white rooster and gray dog to visit her. On the way, Lam-ang met his enemy Sumarang, another suitor of Ines whom he fought and readily defeated.

Biag ni Lam-ang

He had his rooster crow, which caused a nearby house to fall. This made Ines look out. He had his dog bark and in an instant the fallen house rose up again.

The rooster expressed the love of Lam-ang. The parents agreed to a marriage with their daughter if Lam-ang would give them a dowry valued at double their wealth.

Lam-ang had no problem fulfilling this condition and he and Ines were married. ibag

It was a tradition to have a newly married man swim in the river for the rarang fish. Unfortunately, Lam-ang dove straight into the mouth of the water monster Berkakan.


Philippine Literature: Biag ni Lam-ang (Ilocano Epic Story)

His rooster crowed and his dog barked and slowly the bones started to move. Back alive, Lam-ang and his wife lived happily ever after with his white rooster and gray dog. This story is very fascinating.

I really like it because it is very interesting and a story that you can always tell to younger generations. Your email address will not be published. Ji me of follow-up comments by email.

Biag ni Lam-ang Tagalog: May I know where and when did this literary piece was written, please?? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will bisg be published. Filipino Vowels and Consonants.