Phillipinne mythology includes a collection of tales and superstitions about magical creatures and entities. Some Filipinos, though heavily Christianized and Westernized. still believe these tales. The prevalence of belief in the figures of Phillipine mythology is strong in the provinces. Because the county's islands are inhabited by several ethnic groups, Phillipine mythology is very diverse. However, there are certain similatiries, such as the belief in Heaven (kaluwalhatian, kalangitan, kamurawayan), Hell (impiyerno, kasamaan) and the human soul (kaluluwa).
Dieties of Philippine Mythology
The deities of Philippine mythology are the gods, goddesses and diwata worshipped by the ancient Filipinos (pre-Chrisitaization and Spanish conquest). While not as widely known as other mythologies, they have similar elements and characteristics when compared.