Natal Sun in the twelfth house?
YOU ARE DOOMED!
(no, it’s just a joke)
The twelfth house is one of the most infamous houses in astrology. It can be scary to find out that you have your natal Sun in the twelfth house. But don’t worry, you can turn this placement into a source of magic in your life.
The Sun is a beneficial planet, and when placed in the twelfth house, it illuminates it. You have access to all the treasures hidden from the rest of humanity!
Keep reading to learn more about the Sun in the twelfth house.
Meaning of the Sun in Astrology
Most astrologers look to the Sun first when reading a chart.
The Sun is the central element of the Solar System, and it has a central place in the natal chart, too. All the planets represents a certain part of the human psyche, but they are all there support the Sun in astrology. The Sun represents your inner self, the core of your personality.
The Sun shows who you really are. It describes how your express yourself the best.
Some more things associated with the Sun in astrology are creativity, vitality, creative self-expression and it also shows your energy levels. If you have your natal Sun in the twelfth house, and it is in one of the fire signs (Aries, Leo or Sagittarius), you are good to go. But if it is in one of the signs where the Sun isn’t really at home, such as Libra (the sign of the Sun’s fall) or Aquarius (the Sun is in detriment here), it’s a good decision to consciously work on being more energetic.
The house where the Sun is located in is essential to understand a person better.
Every house has certain life areas attached to it. The twelfth house is the house service and compassion, among others. (We’ll look into this in the next chapter.) With your natal Sun in the twelfth house, you are here to help others.
The house where your natal Sun is located shows where you want to be the best. When you align your life with this house, you find happiness and feel fulfilled.
One thing that you have to know about the Sun in the natal chart is that it usually takes time to develop. Most of us identify with our rising signs when young. The Sun takes over only after the age of 30, when you start to be who you really are rather than living how others expect you to.
A natal Sun in the twelfth house shows that you are somewhat similar to a Pisces Sun.
Want to learn more about this luminary? Click here to learn more about the Sun in astrology!
The Twelfth House in the Natal Chart: Restricted Places and Unconditional Love
To understand a natal Sun in the twelfth house, first you have to know what the twelfth house is all about.
This house is referred to as the house of self-undoing. Not to cheerful name, right?
Well, the twelfth house is associated with:
- places of seclusion, such as hospitals, monasteries, jails, mental asylums
- hidden enemies
- selfless service
- far away places.
The twelfth house is the natural house of Pisces and Neptune. They are about otherworldly experiences, spirituality, unconditional love, but also about illusion and addiction.
The twelfth house is the hardest to understand of all the houses in the natal chart. There is a foggy aura around it, it represents getting lost, going with the flow.
If you want to learn more about this fascinating house, read this article about the twelfth house in astrology.
Natal Sun in the Twelfth House
The twelfth house is a cadent house. This means that planets here are somewhat weakened and they express themselves on a mental plane rather than in the physical world. The Sun here is not the strongest, and if it takes place here, how it expresses itself depends on the whole chart.
If you have your natal Sun in the twelfth house, you are a very sensitive person. You are receptive to the signals both of your environment and of your subconscious. Any planet in the twelfth house suggests extraordinary intuition, in some cases even psychic abilities.
The twelfth house is a water house, the house associated with Pisces. You are at home in the intangible dimensions of the world.
With the Sun in the twelfth house, you are a calm person who doesn’t feel the need to be on the move all the time. This placement suggests that you are an introvert. The twelfth house is the house of seclusion, and with the Sun here, you don’t like to share your true self with others. The Sun here needs to retreat from the world every now and then and let go of the absorbed outer influences.
If you have your natal Sun in the twelfth house, make sure to cut out toxic relationships.
Being a highly sensitive person is just one part of this story. You also feel that you don’t belong to this world, and because of this, you prefer to live in your own one.
This placement also indicates that you are somewhat restricted in expressing yourself. You are an introspective person in general, but this turns into isolation from time to time, when you want to participate more in the world, but you are blocked from doing so.
An active twelfth house is a sign that you need a lot of sleep. Planets here show that your psyche is very sensitive, and you need sleeping to wash away all the disturbing experiences of the world.
A Twelfth House Sun and Your Self-Esteem
The dark side of the twelfth house is getting lost in another realm. This house governs all forms of addiction: drugs, alcoholism, but the less obvious addictions, too.
On the other hand, if you learn how to use it constructively, the twelfth house is an endless source of inspiration.
A natal Sun in the twelfth house speaks about tremendous inner capabilities. Your subconscious knows how to make things work out for you. The only thing that can prevent you from achieving your goals is a lack of self-worth.
The Sun represents your father in the natal chart. A natal Sun in the twelfth house often suggests that the father was absent. This might be true literally or your father was unavailable to you in your childhood because of other reasons. You perceived him as passive or weak.
The twelfth house is the house of hidden enemies. This doesn’t mean that there are some outer enemies waiting for you. Most often, the enemies are hidden in the place where you would never expect them: in yourself.
Planets here are often a sign of self-defeating behavior. A Sun in the twelfth house is a sign of low self-esteem and feeling unworthy. The reason behind this is often to be found in your upbringing. Many people who have this placement felt that they could never do right and make their parents happy.
You learned early in life that your needs are not important, and it’s essential to build up your self-confidence. Once you have a healthy and realistic self-image, you become braver and express yourself better.
The Sun in the natal chart is a powerful career indicator. If you have your natal Sun in the twelfth house, chances are that you work best on your own. Most people with this placement end up in solitary professions or in a field where they help others.
If your Sun is connected to the sixth or tenth house in the natal chart, you could be drawn to working in an institution, for example, a hospital or a prison.
The twelfth house is the house of selfless service and compassion. If your Sun is not afflicted, you are a helpful person who wants to make the world a better place.