Posts made in August, 2011


The insights that baybayin symbolism can give us can be quite deep and mind-bending. Here in this post is an example of that.   Bakla is defined in Filipino as third-sex or gay. In Philippine society, all types of bakla, gay men have been socially and economically accepted. In some families, having a gay child is an indication of good fortune. Effeminate men who dress like women are common in villages and cities and are not the...

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“…symbols and metaphors speak for and to our deepest feelings, desires, and experiences–better than rational words can, because they address–as well as come from–the fertile unconscious or‘underworld’ realm of our psyche…“ Agnes Miclat-Cacayan   Why are the metaphorical and deeper meanings of the baybayin symbols important to Filipinos’ healing from historical imperialism, colonial...

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Awakening the Language of the Ancient Filipino Soul Hindi sapat na ika’y marunong lamang sumulat at bumasa ng BAYBAYIN. Tuklasin ang mas malalim nitong kahulugan at kung paano maiuugnay/magagamit ang BAYBAYIN sa pagtuklas sa iyong sarili… Please feel free to share the link to friends by clicking the ‘forward’ link below. Don’t forget to add baybayincreatives@yahoo.com to your address book so we’ll...

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