Filipino Creatures Zodiac by WhatItMeansToBeHuman on DeviantArt
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Pre-Colonial Polytheism in the Philippines
This post will explore some of the ancient Tagalog deities in the Philippines, before Catholicism was introduced to the islands.
Lalahon, my 4th diwata fanart from the filipino epic series, Indio. She is the goddess of fire and volcanoes. Lalahon possesses the power to control fire using her hands, create balls of fire and...
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Alunsina (Philippines) - regarded as the goddess of the eastern skies that brings in the light of the sun and cool winds during hot days of the dry season; she is also the guardian against strong typhoons and of beauty.
Berberoka- Philippine folklore: a female swamp creature. She sucks in water to expose a school of fish that would attract a fisherman. When one arrived she would hose him down with all the water she sucked out. She would drown him and then eat him whole.
Kapre- Filipino myth: a tree giant that smokes a huge cigar. It lives in the trees and is fond in tricking people. You can become his friend, although he is usually invisible; cause of his invisibility belt. Signs of him are rustling in the trees when there is no wind, laughing from an unknown source, smoke comung out of a tree, and lots of fireflies; the embers from his cigar.
Balbal by isaiahpaul on DeviantArt
Philippines' BALBAL __ In Philippine mythology, a Bal-Bal is a monster that steals corpses whether it is in a funeral or grave and feeds on them.
Batibat- Philippine folklore: a huge fat female tree sprit that resides in the trunks of trees. If its host tree is turned into a post, and someone sleeps next to it, it will come out of the post and sit on top of the sleeper until he suffocates. It is the explanation for bangungot.
Ragoton, the Sarangay pounder by allengeneta on DeviantArt
Philippines' SARANGAY __ Is the Filipino mythological creature that resembles the Greek Mythological creature, Minotaur.