A god of forests and mountains, said to live on Mount Arayat. He has the power of changing himself into whatever form. He is the ruler and judge of the animals and plants. See also Mariang Sinukuan.



  • Eugenio, Damiana L. (1996). Philippine folk literature: the legends. Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, p. 378.
  • Jocano, F. Landa. (1969). Outline of Philippine Mythology. Manila: Centro Escolar University Research and Development Center, p. 124.