A person with the Sun in the 12th house has a deep receptivity to the sensitive and watery world of collective dreams, longings, and yearnings. The creative urge to be an individual is colored by the larger collective, and he or she will only find real fulfillment by journeying into the unseen and invisible dimensions of life.
The 12th house is one of the most inaccessible houses on the astrological wheel and it has associations with the collective unconscious, our ancient past and the whole of psychic history that contains all of the content of previous generations. Many things in the past – particularly in the family legacy – have affected the psyche and holds them in a state of confusion and misunderstanding, although the type may not be fully conscious of these feelings residing inside.
The Sun in 12th house individual has often felt an emotional sense of obligation and debt in the past, in other words, there is unfinished business. A light shines upon what is hidden, discarded, ignored and undeveloped. The Sun placed in a universal house cannot live solely for itself, and there is always a much larger collective need that lies behind the individual’s expression. Therefore, the person is a highly sensitive vessel and mediator for society and possesses an innate connection with the deeper and larger ocean of the collective unconscious and all that it contains.
Part of their solar mission for the Sun in 12th house individual involves some kind of sacrifice. The path of development often entails healing and self-acceptance, which involves privacy, seclusion, and silence. There may be artistic and creative talents present, and it is necessary to have “time out” to reflect on their dreams, feelings, and fantasies. Dance, music and art may be specific areas of interest, and there is a latent psychic and mediumistic ability which may need to be developed further.
A 12th house Sun sometimes feels overlooked and this can create self-doubt and poor self-esteem. The planetary energy in this house feels weakened, unacknowledged and unseen. The person does not feel deserving of praise, attention or acknowledgment. Asserting himself or herself or getting up in front of an audience may be exceedingly uncomfortable for the person. The Sun in the 12th house feels invisible at times, and may live out part of their lives in secret.
With such deep understanding and compassion, charitable work, social work, and helping the underprivileged is a good vocational choice. The individual is a beacon of light for people who feel neglected, unwanted and unloved in society. A powerful sense of service to others leads him or her into the healing fields such as therapy, medicine, hypnosis, creative visualization, occult studies, music or painting, which are all areas that the individual may be drawn towards.
The Sun in 12th house person is a light for those in society who feel weak, shut out, rejected, lost and confused. The work he or she does behind the scenes may not be visible to everyone. As long as the individual develops self-esteem and contributes something towards the collective, well, it leads to a feeling of purpose in life. Those with the Sun placed here feel fulfilled in spheres that allow him or her to translate their inner world into an artistic, political, scientific, or humanitarian contribution.
The 12th house dissolves and disintegrates, things fall into the unconscious, and the waters are difficult to navigate. The person, however, has enormous psychic sensitivity and he or she may try to numb this powerful feeling with alcohol and drugs; addictive substances are an attempt to reconnect to the unseen world.
The Sun is in “hiding” in your 12th house, and I will wager you will not feel like being a “party animal.” You will most likely find yourself doing a great deal of soul searching, as this is the house of doubts and worries…the 12th house of the chart is a germination period..the 12th house Sun will you make you more reclusive…your imagination is stimulated and psychic tendencies stimulated. Soul Music