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How can one conquer sleep ? Who is the god of sleep?

How can one conquer the sleep ? Who is the God of sleep ? Arjun is known to have conquered the sleep . How did he do it ?
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Is it prohibited in scriptures to sleep at the sandhya time?

Is there any scripture asking not to sleep at sandhya time or giving reasons about why to not sleep at sandhya time?
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For how much time one should sleep according to Hindu scriptures? [duplicate]

According to Hindu scriptures , how much time per day a normal person should devote towards sleep ?
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Yognidra and getting slept while doing Yognidra

Lot of Gurus ask to not falling into sleep while doing Yognidra. Lot of others Gurus ask to do Yognidra for falling into sleep. Which is right? Should be try to stay awake or we should sleep while ...
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Is there any mantra that cures insomnia?

I know that this is off topic,but YouTube comment sections are filled with the remarks of people about how they felt better/were transformed when they listened to the mantra in that video. Is there ...
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Partition of night in to parts

Night or nighttime (also spelled night-time or night time) is the period of ambient darkness from sunset to sunrise during each 24-hour day. Consider the following statement of Vyasa from the ...
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Do scriptures classify nightfall as sin?

Ejaculation during sleep happens without explicit masturbation. According to Hinduism, masturbation is a sin. But does Hinduism classify ejaculation during sleep as a sin?
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Is there any mention on number of sleeping hours in texts?

Is there any mention of the minimum or maximum number of sleeping hours for humans in Vedas, Puranas, Ayurveda, or any other scriptures?
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