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Sultanate of Lakungan

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Sultanate of Lakungan

Kasultanan sa Lakungan
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CapitalRajah Bwayan, Maguindanao
Common languagesMaguindanao, Arabic, Iranun, Maranao, and Manobo
GovernmentAbsolute monarchy
• 1617
Sakandar - Great Grand Son of Sarip Kabungsuwan ( 1st Crowned Sultan)
Historical eraSpanish colonial era
• Established by Sharif Kabungsuwan
• Spanish conquest of Maguindanao
Succeeded by
Spanish East Indies
Today part of Philippines

The Sultanate of Lakungan (Maguindanaoan: Kasultanan sa Lakungan; Filipino: Kasultanan ng Lakungan; Malay: Kesultanan Lakungan; Arabic: سلطنة لكونجن‎) was a Sultanate state that ruled parts of Sultanate of Rajah Buayan, island of Mindanao in southern Philippines, especially in modern-day Maguindanao province. It was established by the Sultan of Rajah Buayan to his grandson Sultan Sakandar (also known as Jumla Alam Dalimbang sa Buayan), the first Sultan of Lakugan at that time.

Emblem Interpretation[edit]

The Sultanate of Lakungan Darussalam adopts a logo after 400 years of Sultanate’s Revival which represents the following:

The Coat of Arms of Sultanate of Lakungan represents its Royal Throne which signifies Leadership, Authority & Power.  It was also used by its royal clan leaders as a symbol of their strength and royalty.

The book with crescent moon and a star stands for sultanate’s divine guidance, the crown represents god’s throne and supremacy while The KRIS engrave on the bottom of the crown signifies fearlessness and power in time of battle defending their sacred faith.

The 3 Star symbolizes Unity among the Rulers of the 3 Empires of the Tribe of the Maguindanaon Sultanates namely the Maguindanao, the Rajah Buayan and the Kabuntalan Empire.

The Red Color Represents Bravery of the 3 Sultanate Empire in time of war, fighting for their self-preservation towards their enemy while the Yellow Crescent Moon signifies their Islamic Faith which was established during the time of the Islamic caliphate.

Royal Blue symbolizes integrity, wisdom and prosperity of the society while the Kris, Spear and the Shields represent their ancient weapons used by the ancestors in defending themselves towards the enemy of the land of promise.

The Crocodile with yellow stripes indicates the involvement of royalty from the other dimension of Life known as the “Pagali – the inexplicable crocodile with Yellow Stripes” which was observed on the rivers of Buluan, the pulangi river of Pagalungan, Zapakan(Rajah Buayan) and the Ligawasan Marsh of Kabuntalan binding them by the Motto: “Integrity-according to its values, beliefs and principles, Wisdom-according to the spirit of commandments by understanding to recognize the right course of action & Prosperity-among its people to respond to the complexity and creativity of new knowledge.

Brief History[edit]

When Sarip Kabungsuwan the son of Sultan Sulkarnayn of Juhur, set out on a sea voyage after obtaining his father's permission together with his followers from Juhur, they experience strong sea waves that make them scattered in all directions. Other followers of Sarip Kabungsuwan according to the ancient manuscript scattered to Bulunay, Kuran, Tampasuk, Sandakan, Palimbang, Bangjar, Sulug, Tubuk, and Malabang while Sarip Kabungsuan luckily arrived at Maguindanao and anchored at Natubakan at the mouth of Rio Grande De Mindanao also known by locals as "Cotabato River". The men of the two chieftain (Tabunaway & Mamalu) towed them up all the way to Tinundan to Maguindanao. Sarip Kabungsuan then converted all the people of Maguindanao, Matampay, Slangan, Simway, and Katitwan to Islam. 

Soon after his arrival in Maguindanao, he married Putri Tunina and later begot 3 Children:

  1. Putri Mamur;
  2. Putri Milagandi; and
  3. Bae Batula

Putri Mamur married Malan-Sa-Inged, the Datu of Buayan. He died later and Pulwa, his brother married the widow of his elder brother Putri Mamur.

Malang-Sa-Inged and Pulwa were the Children of Budtul who was the son of Mamu, the first datu of Buayan.

Pulwa and Putri Mamur begot Raja Silungan, who was the first Rajah of Buayan.

Rajah Silungan begot (Datu Maputi, Tambingag, Tangkwag, and the daugthers Kdaw, Banitik, Malilumbun, Duni, and Libu.)

Datu Maputi then begot two daughters (Gimbulunan and Gawang)

Gawang married Datu Tapūdi of Tawlan and begot (Sabaraba and a daughter, Dumbay).

 Dumbay begot Tamay, who married a concubine and begot Linug-Bulawan and the daughters Nanun, Pinayu, Antanu, and Putri. 

Sabaraba begot Datu Mapūti and Mālang, who was Raja Buayan, in Buayan. 

Mālang begot Sakandar, who was first Sultan of Lakungan [1].  

The birth of Sultanate of Lakungan were establish in the history of Sultanate of Buayan.

Tambingag begot Burhan and the daughters Kalima, Tambil, and Sinal. Sinal married Jamalu-l-Alam, who was treacherously murdered. She bore Banswil and Kuning. 

Kuning was married to Sahid Wapat and begot Paki Mawlana and Panglu, who was Mupat Hidayat, and the daughters Salilang.

Salilang entitled Bae-labi.

Gindulungan was the mother of Bae-labi of Lakungan.

See Also...[edit]

  • Sultanate of Maguindanao
  • Sultanate of Sulu
  • List of Sunni Muslim dynasties
  • Abolition of monarchy


  1. Studies in Moro History, Law, and Religion by Najeeb M. Saleeby. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png

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