Posts made in February, 2013


The Baybayin: Musings on a Forgotten History┬áby John Paul ‘Lakan’ Olivares on Saturday, 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 in the use of the Baybayin. The name Baybayin presently used as a...

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Back in November 2012, I found the paths of little sea snails on the sands of a beach of Palawan Island. They look like drawings and writing! Check these pictures out: swirls and wiggles a criss cross and almost straight lines.  an apple. an upside down BA. almost a NGA. swirly path. a letter G!  Do you see any baybayin-like shapes? I think I do.Makes me wonder how our Philippine ancestors viewed little sea snail paths...

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