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Sun in the 12th House connects with the energies of Pisces and its ruler Jupiter.

Twelfth House signifies the accomplishment of life goals, expenditure (positively on luxury, negatively on diseases and obstacles), long term investments, foreign lands (incl. settlement, emigration), and import-export enterprises. It is also the house of hidden (sexual) private life, bed pleasures, sound sleep, and everything related to the comfort zone. Alternatively, carries significances of hidden enemies as well as hidden strengths (and weaknesses), intuition, psychic powers, spiritual enlightenment and final emancipation (Moksha – salvation), dreams, visions, and subconscious mind. Most interestingly, the 12th house in astrology denotes unification and communication with spiritual guides and angels.

Family members related to the 12th house – brother of the father.

In terms of anatomy, the considered house governs feet. Additionally, left eye for males and right eye for females. It also rules over pineal gland, which is responsible for communicating with spirit guides and channeling energies from the universe.

The 12th house in astrology is also the house of difficulties or Dushtana Bhava which signifies certain negative matters – loss of health, freedom, and wealth, hospitalization, imprisonment, loss of sleep, insomnia, and being defeated by secret enemies. It is important to note that in case of positive placement of planets in the 12th house and 12th house lord, the negative effects are not indicated.

In addition to that, the 12th house also belongs to the Triangle of Transcendence or Moksha Trikona which signifies spiritual enlightenment and ultimately, Moksha – salvation. When it comes to the 12th house, in particular, it reflects the ability to detach from greed and anything negative that prevents from attaining spirituality. In addition to that, this house reflects the pious intentions to leave positivity in this world, and thus, leave from the physical body in complete peace, which will ultimately lead souls to beautiful destinations (better afterlife, or uniting with the Almighty creator).

In terms of Bhavat-Bhavam (from house to house) technique, the 12th house from the Twelfth House itself is the 11th house of abundant gains, the fulfillment of desires, and profits from long term investments. This special connection between these two houses indicates massively increased levels of abundance, success, and prosperity with the help of imagination, visualizing, and challenging divine energies and ideas from the universe – the most powerful energies/vibrations are invisible/intangible and not of this world which can be channelized through subconscious and pineal gland, which are harnessed in this world by physical vehicle (human body) in form of various creations. After all, visualizing, dreaming, and a healthy mindset is the foundation of worldly manifestation and success – numerous motivational guides are harnessing the same formula of visualizing the goal and desired results in order to program the physical body to subconsciously strive to achieve them. This equally means that abundant gains are blessed when any negativity, evil tendencies, greed, and false pride are detached and released from self.

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It is important to note that the positive placement of Saturn and the twelfth house lord plays a major role in amplifying the favorable results of Sun in 12th house. Additionally, the majority of results are also determined by the sign in which the Sun resides in the 12th house.

Results of Sun in 12th House


Sun is the significator of the soul and its placement in the 12th house indicates spiritual pursuits and enlightenment. However, being a fierce natural malefic planet, it tends to grant enlightenment after mental suffering (heat of Sun influencing subconscious) – Sun in the 12th house reflects an intense process of becoming spiritually evolved.

Furthermore, the results are highly dependent on the dignity and strength of the Sun in 12th and 12th house lord. Accordingly, if both Sun and the 12th house lord are well-placed (in the sign of exaltation, own sign, the sign of a friend, or temporal friend), it indicates a high level of devotion to Almighty and spiritual learnings which ultimately grants access to spiritual fulfillment. It also indicates a highly active subconscious mind which effectively helps to channel divine energies and enables communication with spirit guides.

Alternatively, if Sun is damaged in the 12th house (by debilitation as well as conjunction or aspect from an inimical planet to Sun) and deprived of the help of 12th house lord, it indicates the performance of sinful deeds which also halts spiritual progress and moreover brings a lot of suffering – mental and physical.

Alternatively, if the Sun is strong and well-placed in the 12th house, it indicates becoming a courageous spiritual warrior attaining name, fame, and recognition for valorous acts. Additionally, it indicates becoming a spiritual guide for people in society.


Sun in 12th house denotes a lean and thin constitution of the body. It also indicates disinterest in body-building unless Mars is very strong in the birth chart.

Hidden Powers

Sun is the Sattvic which means that it is naturally a spiritual planet and its settlement in the 12th house indicates hidden psychic abilities.

The 12th house is about creativity, visualising, and through that manifesting the life of dreams.

When also considering the fact that Su is also a planet of creativity as being a natural ruler of 5th zodiac sign Leo (which signifies creativity), the positioning of Sun in 12th house amplifies the creativity of a person.

As a result, their power of imagination also increases wich helps them to visualize the life they wish.

If Sun is in good dignity in this house, it indicates that they are able to manifest their desires into reality using their creativity. After visualizing, they subconsciously start putting the energy of their sun into action and perform steps by steps towards the fulfillment of their aspirations.

Authority & Hidden Enemies

Sun denotes authoritative figures and 12th house signifies hidden enemies. The placement of Sun in the 12th house indicates hidden enemies who are of high status and possess authoritative positions. Hence, it is a rather difficult placement for Sun regarding enemies because indicating over-powered enemies with an authoritative position, who are hard to defeat.

If Sun is well-placed but 12th house lord is ill-placed it indicates strong enemies of authoritative position who bring obstacles because of sinful deeds that are committed by a native with this combination. Inversely, if Sun is weak but 12th lord strong (well-placed) it indicates hidden enemies of authoritative background, who fail to create obstacles after several attempts towards native with this combination (because native is kind-hearted, righteous, brave, fond of good deeds, and truthful).

Sensual Pleasures

The 12th house is the house of sensual (incl. sexual) pleasures and the placement of fiery and passionate Sun (which also rules the sign of romance – Leo) in the considered house indicate intense enjoyment of sensual pleasures. The positioning of the Sun in the 12th house determines whether these enjoyments will create obstructions or not. Accordingly, if the Sun is well placed in the 12th house, it indicates the enjoyment of sexual pleasures with good health and satisfaction. Alternatively, if ill-placed, indicates sexual diseases and general dissatisfaction regarding sensuality.


Sun is the ruler of natural 5th house sign Leo, which denotes speculation and its placement in the 12th house indicates either loss through excessive gambling or loss of appetite for gambling depending on the placement – if well placed, indicates less appetite for gambling which also denotes less risk-taking ability whereas ill-placed Sun in 12th house causes excessive gambling which increases loss factor. To sum up, gambling is not beneficial if the Sun is in the 12th house.


Sun also signifies intelligence, and if well placed, denotes effective usage of creative intelligence. In fact, the 12th house is the best house for boosting creativity by dreaming, visualizing, and imagining. Hence, the 12th house Sun is beneficial for creative work.

Furthermore, if Sun and its dispositor (12th house lord) are well-placed, it indicates using creative intelligence on pious and noble purposes.

Fame & Recognition

Sun carries the significance of power, authority, fame, and recognition and its placement in the 12th house of loss indicates degradation and humiliation by default which also takes a toll on self-confidence.

Foreign Matters

Sun signifies matters of the heart and the 12th house signifies foreign lands and settlement. Accordingly, the positioning of the Sun in the 12th house constantly pulls the heart towards foreign matters – traveling, and even settlement. This combination indicates being fond of frequent traveling and obsession with living abroad.


Sun in the 12th house indicates an emotionally distant relationship with the father. It may also cause the absence of father most likely because the father being traveling often which keeps constant distance with him. There is a possibility of the uncle (brother of the father) taking over the fathership roles in one’s childhood (or a certain part in life).

If Sun is well-placed in the 12th house, it indicates strong and spiritual affection with the father. Also, the father will be a spiritual guide for the native. Additionally, it indicates the enjoyment of traveling with the father for spiritual learning. Alternatively, it may indicate frequent traveling with the father for import-export or foreign business purposes.

Viparita Raja Yoga

If the 12th house is Leo in the birth chart, it means that Sun is the 12th house lord which is placed in its own house and sign. This placement forms a very powerful Yoga, which is named Vimala Viparita Raja Yoga. As a result, the significations of Sun and the 12th house generate auspicious results. Vimala Yoga indicates being independent, courageous, and kind-hearted as well as being fond of the performance of pious deeds and valorous acts. Also, victory over many hidden enemies. This combination indicates the attainment of fame and recognition for all these good qualities of the character. Additionally, Vimala Yoga blesses with intelligence and wisdom regarding expenditure and abundant gains through long term investing.

Classical Interpretation

Bhrigu Sutras

In classical source Bhrigu Sutram, it is mentioned that natives with this combination are prone to spend their resources on useless or immoral purposes.

They will have aa tendency to become harsh and perform sinful deeds on account of which they will be blamed by community members. Such a native will have the inclination to wander away to foreign lands and settle there if possible.

The aspect of Sun in 12th house upon the 6th house of criticism, competition, quarrels, fights, cruelty, and disputes influences the native with these energies. When Sun is in bad dignity without any influence of a natural benefit planet, the native inherits negative traits out of the 6th house energies. As a result of this, the native becomes very aggressive, critical, and hostile who has a tendency to start disputes and quarrels with others.

However, if Sun is conjunct with or aspected by strong functional benefic planets for the ascendant, it indicates that the native is Sattvic, just like Sun. That is, such a native is very faithful, religious, and God-fearing.

It is also logical to derive that if Sun is in good dignity, it also makes the native dignified and good-natured. If they are religious and faithful, they are also inclined towards performing good deeds instead of sinful acts.

As the 12th house is also linked to sleep and pleasures related to sleeping or relaxing, this positively formed combination also blessed the native with the enjoyment of sensual pleasures, sound sleep, and a very comfortable bedroom.

if there is a heavy influence from natural malefic planets on the 11th house Sun, the native is deprived of sound sleep, bedroom comforts, and will be mentally stressed. This mental agony is caused by the presence of enemies around the native.

Furthermore, if Sun is connected with the 6th house lord through aspect or conjunction, the native will be hospitalized/isolated because of health ailment. However, if there is a benefic influence of this combination, the native successfully recovers from these health ailments.


In this classical source, ti is mentioned that such natives will have a lean physical constitution. They have low vitality and less physical strength as a result.

It is mentioned that such natives will be angry and sinful and suffer troubles related to their eyes.

As Sun is the significator of the father, the presence of this planet in the 12th without any beneficial influence it indicates disputes and disagreements with father and children.

In Brihat Jataka, it is mentioned that these natives cause degradation of their dignity, name, and fame because of their immoral deeds.

All of the results mentioned here are isolated and applicable if Sun is in bad dignity without any beneficial influence from other planets in the birth chart.

In Phaladeepika, all the same effects are mentioned like in Saravali.

Chamatkara Chintamani

In this classical source, the effects of positive case scenario of strong Sun are also mentioned.

There is mentioned that natives with this combination are victorious over their enemies. This is caused by the aspect of strong dignified Sun upon the 6th house, which makes them discipline, durable, strong, and competitive. All of these traits are necessary to overpower opposition and defeat enemies.

It is also stated that such natives gain wealth during the wandering in foreign lands. Such a native is forced to struggle hard for earning the living which causes them to be stagnant in one place. That is, they can not enjoy traveling without working hard at the same time. Even when they consider settling abroad, they must work hard there in order to earn a livelihood.

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Martin Boldovski

Warm Greetings my friends! My desire is to share the miraculous ancient knowledge with the world with the intention to help guide people in their lifepaths. My interpretations are all based on classical authorities of Vedic astrology and their books, as well as general observations.


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