Baybayin Summit 2015

Baybayin Summit 2015

Some of my colleagues have been organizing and will be speaking at the Baybayin Summit of 2015. Some of my U.S. colleagues who are proponents of baybayin are speaking too. I have been invited and listed as a speaker. Read below. (Please give these graphics a few extra seconds to load.)           More info on their Facebook page>

National Language Month and Baybayin


Mini Gavino of GINHAWA announces special Baybayin activities to help schools celebrate Buwan ng Wika: Baybayin: Paglago at Paglikha.GINHAWA In the Philippines, the month of August is designated as Buwan ng Wika, which is celebrated to promote the national language. Each year, every school in the country holds month-long (or sometimes week-long) activities in observance of… Read More

Kristian Kabuay book “Sulat ng Kaluluwa” releases this October


This month, Kristian Kabuay is releasing his new book titled Sulat ng Kaluluwa meaning Writing of the Soul. It is a collaboration of artwork and stories from the Filipino diaspora. A word/name is chosen, and person shares a story about it and Kabuay creates Baybayin art based on that word. Get your printed or kindle copy at At the recent retreat-conference Katutubong Binhi I met and caught up with Kabuay and got a personal copy. I started reading this simple but wonderful book—full of personal stories, that come in a range of ironic, painful, humorous and/or deep, and shared by Filipinos… Read More

The Baybayin: Musings on a Forgotten History by John Paul ‘Lakan’ Olivares


The Baybayin: Musings on a Forgotten History by John Paul ‘Lakan’ Olivares onSaturday, February 9, 2013 at 9:48pm. Originally posted at Facebook notes. Olivares is researching and preparing his thesis on baybayin. 2012 Mandala ng Awit ng Panday The Baybayin: Musings on a Forgotten History In recent times, there has been a growing interest among Filipinos… Read More

Nov. 24, Baybayin meditation sa Cainta, Rizal, Philippines

Galaw Baybay-Nilay (Movement Meditation in Baybayin) Public Event · By Ginhawa  Saturday, November 24, 2012 9:00am until 4:30pm Bukal ng Tipan, Cainta, Rizal Pagninilay sa kalooban at mga kaloob (gifts) bilang isang Pilipino, sa pamamagitan ng paggalaw ng Baybayin. Ang Baybayin ay ang sinaunang pamamaraan ng pagsusulat ng mga katutubong Pilipino. Gagamitin rin ang Baybayin upang pag-ugnayin ang galaw, isip,… Read More