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Berbalang (Philippine) - The most powerful of the Aswangs. These creatures can not only separate every part of their body, they can also separate from their spirit, creating a team of spirit and flesh. Berbalangs only eat dead flesh and are voracious undead-cannibals, which means they hunt for their own undead species.
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If Bathala was the boss, the other lesser deities who lived with him in the sky were his assistants. Each of these lower-ranking gods and goddesses had specific responsibilities. One of them was Idianale (Idiyanale or Idianali in other sources), the goddess of labor and good deeds. #FilipiKnow #PhilippineMythology
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.
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The tiyanak is similar to the Greek mythological siren in that it lures its prey with its voice. A person hears a baby cry from deep in the woods and then follows the sound to rescue the baby. Some stories say the person wanders aimlessly in search for the baby and becomes hopelessly lost. Other stories claim that the person eventually finds a baby in the middle of the woods. Whe
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Philippines' TIKBALANG __ is a creature of Philippine folklore said to lurk in the mountains and forests of the Philippines. It is generally described as a tall, bony humanoid creature with disproportionately long limbs, to the point that its knees reach above its head when it squats down.
Magwayen. She is Hades’ and slightly Poseidon’s counterpart in Visayan Mythology. She ferries the dead to the underworld with her magical Balangay (Butuan Boat). She was also the goddess that ruled the ocean. While Kaptan is impulsive, quick-tempered and sometimes think with his dick, Magwayen is calm, level-headed and nurturing. She has a daughter named Lidagat.
Tala is the name of the goddess of stars in Tagalog mythology. Her origins are varied depending on region. In one story, sun god Arao and the moon goddess Buan both had large families of stars, but Buan believed her stars could not survive the heat of Arao. They both agreed to destroy their stars. While Arao devoured his, Buan hid hers in the clouds, where they would occasionally emerge. Upon seeing this, Arao was filled with rage and is eternally in pursuit of Buan, trying to destroy her...