In Vedic Astrology, the 12th house governs our sleep and the state of our mind. This explains why poor sleep at night can leave us cranky, tired, and exhausted, often leading others to ask, “Are you out of your mind?”

A good night’s sleep is crucial for maintaining a sane and healthy mind. Thus, sleep is extremely important for mental well-being.

Here are some Powerful Rituals that you can do based on your birth chart to sleep well.

1. Find the planet that rules the 12th house from your Rising Sign. Donate items related to that planet on the day that is connected to that planet. For example, if you are Cancer rising, then your 12th house is Gemini and is ruled by the planet Mercury, which is connected to Wednesdays. So on a Wednesday, donate books, green lentils, camphor, or green-colored clothes, which are all connected to Mercury.

2. If you have a planet in the 12th house of sleep, you can honor that planet with some special mantras that you can recite before going to bed. For example, if you have Mars in the 12th house, you can chant the mantra “Om Mangalaya Hum Namah” 3 times. “Hum” is pronounced as “Hoom”. Mantras are one of the effective ways to rectify your 12th house problems. Mantras represent the 5th house, and the 12th house is 8 houses away from the 5th house which defines change and transformation.

3. Each one of us has an ancient seer (Rishi) guarding our minds and guiding us in life. If you honor them before going to sleep, it will ensure a good night’s sleep by making our mind calm, peaceful, and happy. For example, if you have the Moon in the 12th house, the Rishi connected to the Moon is Atri, and you can honor him by chanting the mantra – Om Atraye Namah before going to sleep and reading a few chapters from the Shiva Upanishad. You can even keep a copy of this sacred book at your bedside.

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