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- THE MYTHS OF THE PHILIPPINES (2014)
- Philippine mythology
- Books and References on Philippine Mythology and Folklore
Duwende - These are small creatures, much like goblins or dwarfs, living underground. They may be kind or mischievous, depending on how the person has treated them, and like to be left alone. Filipinos believe that uttering "tabi-tabi po" before entering suspected Duwende territories, will not disturb them. Philippines legend. Berberoka- Philippine folklore: a female swamp creature.
THE MYTHS OF THE PHILIPPINES (2014)
Hence, they never had the experience of hearing quaint but fascinating explanations in the form of folklores and myths. The following are examples of stories comprising the popular myths and legends of the Philippines, which are kept alive to this day, as a way of instilling moral values in the minds of the Filipino children. A long time ago, when the universe was still young, the sun and the moon were married to each other. One day, the moon asked her husband, the sun, to keep watch over their sleeping children, since she had to gather food for the family. The moon, reminded her husband not to go near the young ones, for they would get burned by his intense noon day heat. Although the sun wanted to hide from his wife, his brightness always gave him away.
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PHILIPPINE FOLK TALES nut, or with stories of spirits and their power over the lives of men. The following are some of the tales heard first around the camp fire.
Books and References on Philippine Mythology and Folklore
Elbert Olaso Baeta CDE,Faculty Philippine legends, or alamat ng Pilipinas legend of the Philippines , and mythology are derived from Philippine folk literature, which is the traditional oral literature of the Filipino people. This refers to a wide range of material due to the ethnic mix of the Philippines. Each unique ethnic group has its own stories and myths to tell. While the oral and thus changeable aspect of folk literature is an important defining characteristic, much of this oral tradition had been written into a print format.
Philippine mythology is the body of stories and epics originating from, and part of, the indigenous Philippine folk religions , which include various ethnic faiths distinct from one another. Philippine mythology is incorporated from various sources, having similarities with Indonesian and Malay myths, as well as Hindu , Muslim , Shinto , Buddhist , and Christian traditions, such as the notion of heaven kaluwalhatian , kalangitan , kamurawayan , etc.
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While most, if not all, of our local myths and lore have been verbally transmitted through speech or song, historians and cultural anthropologists have been documenting these treasures as of late. Lucky for those who want to acquaint themselves with Philippine mythology, reference books have been made available. Some that still carry these titles would only have one or two in stock, most of them in such abysmal condition or probably stored in the most obscure part of the store.
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