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Beyond the Aswang Complexity

(Aswang. The general term for manananggal, balbal, tiktik, wakwak and etc. the most fearsome mythological creature of Philippine culture. In lieu of upcoming Halloween, let me share information about this formidable creature.) 1,457 more words

Filipino Custom And Traditions

Amihan [Chapter 1]

*Figured I might as well stick this here for propensity’s sake and to see if anyone here has any opinion they’d like to share. Feel free to comment your opinions! 2,450 more words

Kapre

The Kapre and Institutionalized Racism

The kapre is an earthbound spirit in Philippine mythology, a mythical creature typically characterized as a tree demon. Depictions of its height vary but share one commonality — they areĀ  439 more words

Kapre