Philippine Mythology. Nuno sa punso - a dwarf-like being believed to live in anthills and termite mounds. Nuno sa punso are sometimes interchangeable with the duwende, but unlike the latter, these beings are described as having a short-tempered and grumpy demeanor (especially if its home is disturbed).
Dalaketnon- Philippine myth: tall and handsome creatures. They dress nicely and live in mansions and they try to fit in with mortal people. They have telekinesis and are able to make copies of themselves. Their eyes and hair turn white whey ever their powers manifest. They use magic black rice to change humans into them.
Tikbalang- Philippine myth: a tall bony humanoid with disproportionate long limbs. It had the head and feet of a horse. It was a fierce protector of his domain; the forest. If any traveller had bad intentions against his home he would play tricks in them. Leading them in circles no matter what direction they turned.
Haliya is the moon goddess of Bicolano mythology who periodically comes down to earth to bathe in its waters. She was also the archnemesis of the sea serpent, bakunawa. #FilipiKnow #PhilippineMythology