Mari digs deep into vampire research and brings you this little ditty from the Philippines. A gruesome creepy legend. Read on.
This is one crazy vampire. This post is not for the weak of the heart or stomach. Are you still here? Remember I warned you.
All right let’s get into to this.
The Aswang Mannanggal is a vampire from the Philippines.
There seems to be two different creatures here. The Aswang, Mannanggal. The Aswang Mannanggal is a common variation of Mannanggal.
Aswang Mannaggal is a vampire witch (Love how most old myths involve witches turning into vampires. Both of my loves in one, or it may show how evil people think witches are. Either way I’m in heaven. :D)
So Aswang Mannaggal gets her name from the Tagalog word TANGGAL, meaning, “To separate” weird right. There’s a reason her name means “Separate”.
This vampire has a very different way of creation too. No, protecting yourself from her bite, or drinking her blood. No that’s not the…
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