• Hey Its Your Birthday!
    According to some, Maria was a farmer who lived on the mountain. She planted rice and vegetables, and plucked all types of fruit from the trees. Creation story from Luzon: Time went on and the children became so numerous that the parents enjoyed no peace. One day, in desperation, the father seized a stick...
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  • Musicians Noted
    bad faith is believed to be the god’s way of showing anger. Offering of live animals like pigs and chicken are common during tribal ceremonies for a good harvest, health and protection, and thanksgiving. pray and meditate in mosques. Congregational prayer is traditionally on Friday. They follow the five...
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  • My Documents
    body is returned to him and he builds a small tomb for her in the woods where her body is laid out in peace. Meanwhile, the Permaisuri's stepson the Prince has been having dreams about Bidasari, although he has never met her. The dreams plague him even in his waking hours, despite his father's advice that...
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  • Classifications of Philippine Folk Dances
    of Alangka, thereupon being found by her husband, Prince Rama. Interesting to note is that in the original Ramayana epic, Rama selects Hanuman, the Hindu monkey-god, to find Sita on his behalf; the fact that in the Singkil it is Rama (Rajah Bantugan) who finds her suggests a modification of the original...
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  • Darangan
    faraway kingdom in Mindanao who had two sons. The elder was Prince Madali and the younger one was Prince Bantugan had shown superior qualities over his older brother Prince Madali. Their tutors would always tell their father that prince Bantugan was very intelligent. He was a fast learner, even in the use...
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  • Bantugan (From Maranaw)
    Mindanao who had two sons. The elder was Prince Madali and the younger one was Prince Bantugan. At a very early age, Prince Bantugan had shown superior qualities over his elder brother Prince Madali. Their tutors would always tell their father that Prince Bantugan was very intelligent. He was a fast learner...
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  • Fils
    | |3. Hinilawod |Sulod (Central Panay) |recounts the story of the exploits of three Sulodnon | | | |demigod brothers, Labaw...
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  • Literature
    From the Bicol province comes the Ibalon. The Ibalon narrates the story of the mystical origin of the first man and first woman known as Aslon and Ibalon. One story of the Ibalon is about Hiandong who was a great leader of warriors. His story speaks of his battles against a giant Cyclops for ten months,...
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  • Rama- from Ramayana
    box: view • talk • edit | Rama (IAST: rāma, Devanāgarī: राम, Khmer: ព'''រះ​រាម, Thai: พระราม, Lao: Phra Lam, Tagalog: Rajah Bantugan) or Ramachandra was a legendary king of Ayodhya in ancient India. In Hinduism,[1] he is considered to be an avatar of Vishnu[2] and a lila-avatara...
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  • Bantugan
    Macalalad -Richelda Burton Level/Section: VIII-Patience Bantugan, the Prince (An excerpt) Narrator 1: It all started from the kingdom of Bumbaran, where destruction was conspired to be brought, the tale of brilliant Prince Bantugan was told from one person to another ‘til it reached to their rival...
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  • Amalayer
    young women calledDupleras or Belyakas; and the other, of young men called Dupleros or Belyakos. The Comedia – It is about a courtly love between, a prince and a princess of different religions. It is about a Christian-Muslim relationship. Modern literature (20th and 21st century) The greatest...
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  • Holy Common
    is distinguished by particularly good phrasing, it may be known as an aphorism. Tales Is an English language term for a type of short narrative corresponding to the German term Märchen, the Swedish saga, or the Italian fiaba. Only a small number of the stories thus designated explicitly refer to...
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  • King Indarapatra and Sulayman
    stamped in the history of our race.   Our ancient literature shows our customs and traditions in everyday life as traced in our folk stories, old plays and short stories. Our ancestors also had their own alphabet which was different from that brought by the Spaniards. The first alphabet used by our...
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  • Philippine Literature in the Enlightenment Period
    therefore the representative of the spirit whose favor was being sought. Example: Pagdiwata – held by the Tagbanuas to thank the spirits for a good harvest or please for a cure of the sick. Runsay – another Tagbanua ritual. an old propitiatory ritual meant to ask the spirits to keep sickness...
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  • Pre-Colonial Filipinos Information
    Golds Liu sum - Land adjacent to the mainland (China) San Tao - Three Island Spanish name: La Agunda dela Buenas Senales - watering place of the good omen Archipelago de San Lazaro - Archipelago of San Lazaro Islas del Poniente -Western Island ( due to the ancient belief that world is flat ) Islas...
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  • The People of the Philippines
    layer of the earth which is found under the sea or lake is inhabited by nymphs. These nymphs also possess certain magical powers. It is stated in the story of Rajah Indarapatra that he met and fell in love with the princess nymph with whom he had a child. 3 The sky also consists of seven layers. Each...
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  • History
    PHILIPPINE GEOGRAPHY A. Origin of the Philippines 1. Legends * The story of the bird, the sky, and the sea 2. Theories i. Part of a lost continent * It was believed that the Philippines was a remnant of a vast continent in the pacific which...
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  • Hgvhj
    From schools came the first Filipino writers in English who sought to capture Philippine experience in the borrowed alien language. The short story showcased the skill and art of writers. The first decades saw the growth of poetry in English, with Jose Garcia Villa’s Poetry published in the...
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  • Pre-Colonial Literature: Observations
    Alim of the Ifugaos, Handiong of the Bikolanos and the Bantugan of the Maranaws. The Alim tells the story of gods who resembled the Indian gods in the epic of Ramayana. Our ancestors also had a concept of hierarchy as seen in their myths. The story of The Great Flood by the Tinggians mentioned guards and...
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  • Philippine Literature
    manuscripts of the ancient Filipinos. The Spaniards who came to the Philippines tried to prove that our ancestors were really fond of poetry, songs, stories, riddles and proverbs which we still enjoy today and which serve to show to generations the true culture of our people Pre-Spanish Literature is characterized...
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