Gimokodan

Pacific Islands - The underworld, in the lore of the Philippine Islands. At the entrance to Gimokodan is the Black River in which souls bathe to eradicate all memories of human life. There is also a huge female with many breasts to succour the spirits of those who died young. In Gimokodan itself, the spirit carries on much as it did on earth, but only durimng the hours of darkness. When daylight returns, each spirit makes a dish from leaves and is turned into a liquid in this dish until darkness returns. On occassion, known as Gimokodan, Maglawa or Maglawa.

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