Description: You sleep best with your head to the north and your feet to the south.
Origin: Ancient Egyptian
This superstition appears to be another from Ancient Egypt, where the pyramids - and so the tomb of the Pharaoh within - were roughly aligned with the astronomical poles at the time.
But in China and Japan, where graves are also aligned north and south, a superstition holds that you should not sleep in that direction because it is bad luck.
A YOUNG PRACTITIONER OF SLEEP ALIGNMENT MAKES SURE HIS HEAD FACES NORTH
Note: These superstitions
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