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Mayari: Philippine Goddess of the Moon

Are you familiar with the Philippine mythology? In this series, you will get to know three intriguing goddesses! The first goddess of this three-part series is Mayari, the Philippine goddess of the moon. 198 more words

Best Known Monsters from the Philippine Mythology

It has been said a thousand times that the Philippines is a rich country. It is indeed rich and of all sorts. Aside from having almost-paradise places, and warm-hearted people, it is also abundant in different cultures, filled with things such as mythical beings, folktales, and superstitious beliefs. 370 more words

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Leg Room? Yes, Please.

“I woke up not feeling too well. I got out of bed but found myself crashing on the floor. I could not walk anymore.”

I was five when it all happened. 731 more words


"Your Mythology is Much Like My Mythology" panel at #WorldCon75

Here are some pictures from my Mythology panel at the World Science Fiction Convention in Finland where I got to talk about ancient Filipino deities, sweet potato farming rituals and manananggals with authors and experts like Irish novelist… 74 more words

"Victor Fernando R. Ocampo"

A 3 -day vacation in LA

Hi, Renxkyoko Iglesias here.

I had a fun and relaxing 3 – day vacation in Los Angeles with my cousin last week.  We were supposed to stay at my brother’s place in Long Beach, but he was out of town. 364 more words

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Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B (Directed by Prime Cruz)

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Ang Manananggal sa Unit 23B is a movie that centers on our main character and our monster: Jewel. According to Philippine mythology, a  136 more words


The Legend of the Queen of all Serpents

Bakunawa is represented as a gigantic sea serpent in Philippine Mythology. Tales say that it is equivalent to a dragon and believed to be the cause of eclipses known as the “Moon Eater”. 158 more words