Pinoy Power Packs: Anting-Anting, Agimat, and the Stories They Tell




The Filipino’s quest to obtain, contain, and use power in all aspects of life is the story of the anting-anting and the agimat.

Anting-anting challenge us to understand the folk Filipino’s spirituality and world view: a fusion of a belief in nature, in a concept of god who is both animist and Christian, in an unseen multidimensional universe.

Shrouded in obscure meanings, myths, and symbolisms, anting-anting can be viewed as a way Filipinos seek to approach God and contain the power of God within a medallion, handkerchief, or vest, thereby creating a powerful divine connection that gives the wearer the qualities of God.


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