The spirits who live in the fields and care for the crops. A yearly ceremony is held for them. They appear more powerful than the Inkanto spirits and are closely identified with the Kaliga-ṓn.

Upon clearing a spot in the forest, the owner performs a minor ceremony called Magibabasó in order to propitiate Magbabáya and Ibabasṓ and to ask for a good crop.



  • Cole, Fay-Cooper. (1956). The Bukidnon of Mindanao. Fieldania: Anthropology, vol 46. Chicago: Chicago Natural Museum, pp. 96, 98.