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Why do Filipinos spell the name of Bathala using these three symbols above instead of the following ways? Please share your comments below. (All baybayin translations courtesy of C. Cabuay’s Baybayin.com online application) ————————————–Posts on deeper meanings on Baybayin Alive: Meanings and Diwa (Idea or Spirit) within “Bahala”...

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To come to know the baybayin symbols’ deeper meanings, we will need to be aware of our tacit knowing. …a corporeal or postural schema gives us a practical and implicit notion of the relation between our body and things. In this way we experience presence which, in the pre-verbal period of early childhood is a situation seemingly without distance, one of immediacy. It is this aspect of perception, of presence in a world...

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(This is the section on Reflection on the Baybayin Symbols of Bahala taken from the Bahala Meditations. The other sections are on contemplation and the sounds) In my inquiries into other great religions of the world, indigenous spirituality of American Natives, and ancient ones of Europe and the Middle East, I have encountered Universal wisdom and truths and many names for the nameless, yet many-named Divine. One of the most resonant...

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(some people call this Bathala Meditations) These meditations are simply personal forays into Filipino spirituality. The bulk of the content is a collection of contemplations on the transcendent, deeper meaning of saying Bahala ka da, Bahala Na, Hala, Di Bala, Bathala and Bathala Nawa. A small part of the content is a brief study on the baybayin symbols of Bahala/Bathala. The third part is a brief explanation on how to chant Bahala or...

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