Are you an enthusiast of blood and gore flicks? Do you discover vampires and zombies engaging to watch? If you do, you may be intrigued to realize one of Philippine’s popular folklore characters – devil “aswang” a spirit and flesh-eater. How do you imagine does it look like? Is it an animal with a monstrous and cumbersome body structure, thick dull hair, and gigantic tooth? Does it have prolonged arms and legs with bent sharp nails? An evil creature that resembles ghouls? Does it suck blood like a vampire? Maybe you are confused or you thoroughly don’t know by any means.
It isn’t unordinary to hear such frightening stories, however. As children, we would race to watch dreadful thrillers during Halloween. We would discuss how unnerving the film was. We even envision the characters pursuing us in our fantasies. In some cases, we even think when we awaken they would come to life. As grown-ups, we actually appreciate perusing stories that fulfill our inquisitive minds. In short, we are attached to stories that sound startling. Having said so, you may consider this devilish creature’s (aswang) actual trademark as the typical freezing gigantic picture of monsters we see on TV. In any case, it may not be what we think it is.
In the rustic zones of the Philippines fundamentally in the barrios, it is a typical all the rage. The expression “aswang” alludes to shape-moving insidious spirits among the different renowned Philippine mythical creatures. For example, witches, dwarves, white lady, a humanoid like horse creature, and kafir, etc. They were important for history made over a century or thereabouts. It started when an anecdote about a bereaved lady who lives in a little barrio got known. As per bits of gossip, the lady developed schizophrenia, since he can barely beat the death of her better half. Although She endured herself to continue a decent life, she scarcely can accommodate her children. There was even a belief that this woman was intentionally cursed to suffer.
She was even taunted by numerous individuals of her neighbors. One day, because of craving she ate her two children. At that point, the lady began to desire human fragile living creatures and blood. Her neighbors would discover her hiding around the evening time. Her troublesome neighbors would go chasing her as often as they could. One night, after she ate up a young lady, the villagers have gotten and slaughtered her. Some state, that the casualties who endured became “aswang”, as well. According to claims, “aswang” is real, and not only they can be found in rustic spots of regions, yet additionally even in the metropolitan regions. Some state, that the said creature is a half-human half-beast that eats spirits and human flesh. Most of its victims are babies, pregnant women, and dying people.
Although it isn’t demonstrated a reality until this age is as yet alive. A few people who believe it, assume that they have additionally advanced over time. However, there are still individuals who contend about the ingenuity of this. Particularly those who solidly discredit stories in that capacity. They argue that it is just a myth made known by some individuals and carried until the present. Nevertheless, it remains merely a rumor as of recently. In other words, a hypothetical story.