Spirit Beings Myth and legend and religious folklore describe a wide range of spirit-beings such as faeries, dwende, aswang, elves, dwarves, incubus, succubus, vampires, werewolves etc. There are numerous stories of shape-shifting, levitation, invisibility and various occult powers. From the X-Files to the Lord of The Rings these creatures have become the popular stuff of Holywood. Some people claim to have seen them in real life and many Filipinos have seen dwende, especially during their childhood.
The Scriptures have very little to say about such creatures and even the words themselves s are of disputed meaning however a) such creatures are always viewed in a negative light. B) they seem to generally have demonic origins. C) they are not to be worshipped.