Sunday, April 6, 2014
SIQUIJOR LAND OF WITCHES
An island in Visaya known for mysticism for centuries. The Spaniards called Siquijor as "Isla del Fuego"(Island of Fire)1565 expedition of Miguel Lopez de Legaspi. The island gave off an eerie glow, which came from the great swarms of fireflies that harbored in the numerous molave trees on the island.
A folk legend also has it that many years ago, when the magical island of Siquijor was still nowhere on the face of the earth, a great storm engulfed the Visayan region, and a strong earthquake shook the earth and sea. Amidst the lightning and thunder arose an island from the depths of the ocean’s womb which came to be known as the island of Siquijor, hence the name Isla del Fuego, or "Island of Fire."
During the lenten season mystics from all over the country and various parts of the globe gather in Siquijor. During Holy Friday for talisman and amulets consecration ritual. Magic potions like gayuma and healing oils are concocted by the herbularios,mambabarangs,santerios and etc.
GAYUMA TO RAYUMA POTIONS GALORE ASK FOR IT,WE HAVE IT.
Come experience the magic of Siquijor