MUSDIKS:nalawit

Word: nalawit

Source of Term: Filipino Heritage vol. 7

Language: Tagalog

Category:Performer

Description :A ritual performer of sanghiyang who goes into a trance during the long hours of chanting.

Making an offering to the spirits, he invokes them to cure the sick person.
He offers native delicacies along with candles, medals, and rosaries.