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Philippine Benevolent

Missionaries
Association
is a non-sectarian and non-profit charitable
religious fraternal organization for men and
women in the Philippines founded by Ruben
Edera Ecleo Sr. in 1965 on the Philippine island
WHAT IS of Dinagat, off the coast of Mindanao.
PBMA?
 Its main office is located at San Jose, Province
of Dinagat Islands.
Are PBMA
teachings
PBMA teachings are mixtures of
against the Christian, Buddhism, Hinduism,
Christian or Judaism, and Akashic doctrines.
other
religious
doctrine?
Ruben Edera Ecleo, Sr.
was born from poor family
 he started his mission as a transient healer-
missioner (Visayas Area)
Who is he learned Arabic, Hebrew, Sanskrit and Aramaic
languages.
their On the early parts of 60’s he organized his first group
Founder? of followers and called it the “First Thirteen”
he eventually became known by the title “Divine
Master”
He began his full mission at 12.
In the mountains of Northern Leyte, he spent days and
night, in cold, heat and hunger. He was alone at the
mercy of wild animals, like pythons, deadly insects and
Who is venomous vipers and reptiles.
He did meditate and heard the voice from Devachan.
their Was guided by the Arhat and taught by an Avatar.
Founder? Received instructions in the ancient wisdom as well as
the words of power or divine mantras in all levels.
Raised the dead and saved the dying from
consequent death. He claims to have cured at least
3,000, including cancer victims
Claimed to have mental telepathy and could
Who is communicate through dreams as well as predict the
future.
their Each of his bodies was with different face, height,
Founder? perhaps different nationality, performing a mission
which only the Almighty God, the Father knows.
Considered by his followers as a
seemingly “Christ-like” figure.
Estimated membership of 3.5 million in
2002 in 15 countries.
Who is Gave each leader healing powers that
their were supposed to enable them to cure
the sick and resurrect the dead.
Founder? Held healing sessions(tooth extraction,
acupuncture)
Who is
their
Founder?
Their prayer is in Aramaic language.
Aramaic prayer is similar to the “Father’s
Prayer”
How do The Revised Prayer.
Prayer is addressed to the Holy Trinity, all
they the saints in heaven, and to the guardian
angels.
pray? They are required to recite what was
thought to be Latin Prayers 8 times a day.
Missionaries
in their Holy
Land
HOLY
LAND
PBMA believed with all their heart that
amulets such as liberates and rings given to
The them by “DIVINE MASTER” Ruben Ecleo Jr.
ensured that bullets would do them no harm.

Sacred Each member must wear a nickel ring that the


has PBMA logo.

Ring The ring denotes the a member’s status in the


PBMA hierarchy.
gracias