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The Banwaanon of the Water Marsh

Back in the early days, hidden behind the end of the third mountain so that they were able to hide their art, snugly hidden away from the roads built by the Colonizers, very far away from the lofty pyramids of Egypt, and the long roads of Rome, lie a little barrio who were quite content on their own. 2,745 more words

Wayside Stories

Bathalang Maykapal

Bathala is the supreme god of the Tagalog Pantheon in the ancient Philippines before the Spanish Colonial Period. Some of his alternative names are Batala, Badhala, Maykapal, Molayri, etc.  2,243 more words

Philippine Mythology


Here’s another piece in the tradition of Balladeer’s Blog’s guides to my examinations of the epic myths about Nayanazgeni, the Navajo War God and Pele & Hi’iaka, the Hawaiian volcano goddess and her sister. 392 more words

Balladeer's Blog

Mystery Blogger Award, Part 2.... and Philippine mythology

Renxkyoko Iglesias here, hello there ! !

First off, I would like to thank Nayana Nair  for giving me an award, The Mystery Blogger Award. However, I have to forego  the rules and  just answer… 481 more words

Random Thoughts

REVIEW: Wounded Little Gods by Eliza Victoria

I have always been fascinated with folklore and mythology. There is just something really attractive with all the power and knowledge that these creatures and gods have, and still, they manage to find a way to fuck it up. 1,180 more words

Book Review

Were they Real or Just an Urban Legend? (Philippine Mythology)

In observance of the upcoming  Halloween on the  31st of October the night before the All Saint’s Day, most Filipino celebrate this Holiday by wearing different costumes, parents take their children to a trick or treat event. 4,354 more words

Bed Time Stories

Lakan Inks: Our Myth Finds Sun

Myths have long entertained our world. Whether born from curiosity or need, these stories appear as rainbows on sullen skies; a seed in the hearts of places and people wherein culture blooms.

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