Hilot Academy of Binabaylan is an Educational Ministry of Luntiang Aghama Natural Divine Arts Shrine of Healing Inc. that aims to promote Philippine Traditional, Indigenous and Natural Medicine through training, seminar, and workshops
World Health Organisation defines Traditional Medicine as: “the sum total of Knowledge, Skills and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to different cultures, whether explicable or not, used in the maintenance of health as well as in the prevention, diagnosis, improvement or treatment of Physical and Mental Illness.” – World Health Organization
While the Philippine Department of Health through its attached agency which is the Philippine Institute of Traditional Alternative Health Care through the Republic Act 8423 which is the Traditional and Alternative Medicine Act of 1997 defines Traditional Medicine as: “the sum total of knowledge, skills and practice on health care, not necessarily explicable in the context of modern, scientific, philosophical framework, but recognized by the people to help maintain and improve their health towards the wholeness of their beings, the community and society and their interrelations based on their culture, history, heritage and consciousness.” RA 8423 Art. 2 Sec. 4B as of December 9, 1997
HABI means Weaving in the Tagalog dialect of the Philippines. HABI stands for Hilot Academy of Binabaylan and we weave optimum health and wellness through the study and practice of Hilot.
Hilot Academy of Binabaylan is an Educational Ministry of Luntiang Aghama Natural Divine Arts Shrine of Healing Inc.which was registered on September 4, 2012 while Hilot Academy on the 5th day of April 2016. As an Organization it is our goal to preserve the Physio-Psycho Emotional and Socio-Spiritual and Cultural aspect of Hilot that is known as the Traditional Healing Arts and Sciences of the Philippines. Hilot is about Healing, thus our Mission in the Academy is to Heal. As Binabaylan we heal individual or groups by Harmonizing, Enhancing and Activating Life Force within them. We help individual or group by providing them: Hope Education Livelihood Prosperity
- HABI works on to preserve the folkloric aspect of Hilot by bridging the gap of mysticism into a more acceptable Scientific approach in Primary Healthcare.
- HABI promotes Hilot as the Traditional Medicine of the Philippines that is not only a Wellness Massage or one service that can be offered in a SPA Menu but a complete healthcare delivery system that consist of Preventive, Promotive, Curative, and Rehabilitative aspect on Healthcare.
- In HABI we envisioned a world that is Habitable, Interactive that has Lasting, Livable and Operational Tenure. As Hilot we manifest this vision by providing Hope, Inspiration, Love, Optimism and Trust to all our students and clients alike.
- We in HABI envisioned to become the leading institution to preserve the traditional and cultural healing arts of the Philippines thus having Filipino Pride and Identity.
Hilot is known as the ancient Science and Art of Filipino Healing. Today, it is known not only as a modality that employs chiropractic manipulation and massage for diagnostic and treatment of musculo-ligamentous and musculo skeletal ailments, such as resetting dislocated and sprained joints, but now Hilot is known as a Holistic System of Filipino healing arts and sciences that uses Halaman (herbs), Init (Heat), Liwanag (Light), Orasyon (Therapeutic Communication and Time), and Tubig (water) to promote positive well-being of the people.
Hilot offers healing not only to the physical health of an individual but also it heals the person intellectually, emotionally, socially and spiritually (Health, intellect, love life/ relationship, occupation and tenure). Thus hilot becomes a healing, initiating, life changing operable therapies. It provides the virtues of hope, inspiration, love, optimism and trust between the recipient and the Hilot provider. Hilot heals the symptoms of Hangin, Init, Lamig that makes the body ill and at the same time can help relieve the person with pilay ipit ugat condition & pilay bali (dislocation).
In Hilot Academy of Binabaylan, we offer course training that will make our Hilot Provider competent in practicing their skills in providing the Philippine Traditional Hilot as a preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative form of traditional medicine.
The Founder/ Chief Executive Officer
Rev. Rolando G. Comon a.k.a. Apu Adman is the Founder and Chief Priest of Luntiang Aghama Natural Divine Arts Shrine of Healing Inc. which is a religious organization in the Philippines that devotes in the study and practice of Traditional Indigenous Religion, Spirituality and Healing Modalities.
Aside from living a religious life, Apu Adman is also an Traditional and Alternative Medicine Professional, TESDA Certified Accredited Trainer and Assessor in Hilot Wellness Massage NC II.
Apu Adman is a dedicated Member of the Correllian Order of Peace Weaver and the administrator of Peace Prayer Interfaith Ministry.
Apu Adman works as the Former Training Director of Philippine Japan Hilot Association Inc. ( 2011-2013); President of Philippine Certified Wellness Therapist Association Inc. (2009-2011); Kasama Member of Philippine Wellness and Spa Association (2010-2012), and on 2016 he registered Hilot Academy of Binabaylan to Philippine Department of Trade and Industry.
Apu Adman Aghama also has several media appearances on Philippine Television Network of such the latest TV Appearance you can see below.
Aired on January 19, 2019.
Published on Youtube on June 19, 2017
Published at Youtube by GMA News on October 27, 2016
Aside from these Apu Adman had other TV appearances on other TV Networks such as the following:
Hiwaga: Pinoy True Stories, ABS CBN Channel 2: Resource person as paranormal expert featuring a 4 year old girl with Psycho Emotional disturbance detected through Tawas. January 4, 2013
ReAksyon with Luchi Cruz Valdez, TV 5 Kapatid Network: Resource person featuring Wicca as Philippine Alternative religion. October 8, 2012.
Tayuan mo at Panindigan Ko with Ms, Aida Sy, Aksyon News TV5 Channel 41: Resource speaker on the Topic of Alternative Medicine in the Philippines back-to-back interview with the former Philippine Department of Health Secretary Doctor Jaime Galvez Tan.