Article, Horror, Philippine Mythological Creatures Archive

Aswang

Related image
© ravepad

The Aswang is a supernatural being who fed on human organs and blood. The appearance of an aswang usually varies from different regions in the Philippines. It is widely known that these myths originated in the province of Capiz since the World War II though there’s no proof about it to this day.

Continue reading “Aswang”

Article

How to Holi in Suriname

Holi Phagwa also known as the Festival of Colors is celebrated every March in Suriname. It marks the victory of good over evil. It is a celebration where people (friends or strangers alike) smeared each other with different colors as a sign of love and belongingness.

In other Hindu tradition, it is a day for leaving the past and conflicts behind. It also signifies the coming of the new season, Spring and people symbolized it as a start of a new beginning.

HOW TO HOLI IN SURINAME:

Wear a white shirt. An old white t-shirt is the best choice. The powder colors are much more visible in white and you won’t regret it if it gets stained. Avoid wearing dark-colored clothes because it is traditionally a sign of unhappiness and Holi is all about fun and joy.

DSC02639.jpg

Click the link to read full post: The Gypsy Soul Diaries

Article

Is He Serious?

Related image
© forum.el-wild

You think he is serious because he brings you flowers and chocolates on Valentine’s Day. He brought the same thing to his wife when he comes home that day.
He tells you that you are the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. He also said that to his wife before he married her. Continue reading “Is He Serious?”

Article

Filipino Superstitious Beliefs During Wakes & Funerals

-or pamahiin sa patay.

During the wake of my father, I noticed a lot of superstitious beliefs that made me raise one of my eyebrows for reasons that some of them are ridiculous. When I confronted some of my old relatives of why I can’t sweep the floor during the wake, they can’t even explain the rationale. They just answered, “it’s what our ancestors taught us”. Continue reading “Filipino Superstitious Beliefs During Wakes & Funerals”

Article

The Existence of A Parallel Universe

Many theories exist about the possibility of multiple universes co-existing parallel to one another. They reveal how these universes may be similar to our own but could be encountering a non-identical situation or end-result, inconsistent to what we are experiencing. Continue reading “The Existence of A Parallel Universe”