Maranao. The Maranao inhabit Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur in Mindanao. The Maranao are a splinter group of the Maguindanao who took up Islam; families tracing their religious origins to Sharif Kabunsuan, who introduced the religion to the region.
Then, what is Maranao?
The Maranao people (Maranao: [‘mәranaw]; Filipino: Maranaw), also spelled Meranao, Maranaw, and Mëranaw, is the term used by the Philippine government to refer to the southern tribe who are the “people of the lake”, a predominantly-Muslim Lanao province region of the Philippine island of Mindanao.
Subsequently, question is, what is the tradition of Maranao? Maranao architecture has been influenced by the Indus and the Islamic religion. The influence of Islam man be noted in the ukkil carvings in maranao homes, mosques and tool. The Hindu influence may be seen in the naga or S carvings on the eaves of houses, bows of a boat, chess pieces and the Sarimanok.
Also Know, what is the religion of Maranao?
RELIGION. The Maranao are Muslim.
What is the traditional clothing of Maranao?
Maranao or Maguindanao women wear the malong over a blouse called arbita. Also, they wear a turban called kombong made of muslin fabric. White is used as kombong when the wearer has been to Mecca. In Sulu, patadyong is the people’s version of malong.