What does this Lilith sign indicate in the birth chart?
Lilith in Capricorn suggests that you desire perfection and completeness, but you struggle with reaching it. For some reason, it may seem like unexpected hurdles are along your path.
If you have your natal Black Moon Lilith in Capricorn, you likely have issues with structure, hierarchy, authorities. People with this placement rebel against order, and it takes a lot of work for them to create a structure that serves them. Simply put, growing up is one of their most important life lessons.
Lilith is likely not the most important feature of your horoscope, but in some cases, it can highlight parts of it, especially if it is in a prominent position, for example, conjunct one of the angles.
In the natal chart, the position of Lilith shows where you have some issues hidden in the unconscious hindering you. Black Moon Lilith is most often a challenging point. It represents trauma, pain, rebellion, shame, rejection, strife, but it works in a subtle, refined way. Because of this, Lilith’s issues are hard to bring to light. Lilith can also help you integrate your shadow self and find power in yourself, however, this process is rather painful and tiresome.
Keep reading to learn more about the meaning of Lilith in Capricorn in the natal chart!
Black Moon Lilith in Capricorn
Intense and fierce Lilith and cold, detached Capricorn have to overcome quite a lot of challenges in order to get along well. What does this placement mean in the birth chart?
Capricorn as your Lilith sign indicates that you give off rigid, unemotional energy. Depending on the rest of the chart, this may or may not be true of your personality as a whole, but there is a part of you that is rather cold.
Hard work is familiar to you. As you grow older, you can find yourself becoming more and more resentful of rules imposed on you. Black Moon Lilith in Capricorn tends to rebel against structure. Taming this energy to get your work done is an important lesson of this placement. However, Lilith here also suggests that you don’t really enjoy the results of your work. Deep down, the Capricorn Lilith is anxious about loss and bad things happening if you have too much fun.
Lilith in Capricorn suggests early experiences with hardships. People with this placement had to take responsibility much earlier than most people do. They likely faced challenges at a young age that required them to act with maturity and resilience—often without any support.
Becoming emotionally independent but at the same time being able to experience love and intimacy is a core theme here. Lilith here asks you to find balance between independence and acknowledging vulnerability. Learning to let go is another important lesson.
You can be afraid of showing your vulnerable side to people. This is often a consequence of the lack of security in your family of origin. Black Moon Lilith in Capricorn is a sign of insecure attachment styles. Feeling safe in a relationship is not easy for you. However, Black Moon Lilith here can also manifests as trusting the wrong person.
Black Moon Lilith in Capricorn suggests that you are stubborn and do everything to get what you want. This placement teaches you to take charge of your life. You either hold on to control or you are afraid of it. Lilith manifests in extremes, so with here it is also possible that your parents didn’t let you to grow up. If you live the lower octave if this placement, you can keep blaming your parents (or other authority figures such as the government) even as an adult. Learned helplessness is a common issue here.
Lilith in Capricorn can be an indicator of mental health problems, especially depression. Under the surface, this placement indicates a deep insecurity. Feeling shame and worthlessness is also familiar to you.
People who have their Black Moon Lilith in Capricorn are often anxious about their own ability to ‘make it’ in the world. They are afraid of failure, sometimes perceiving it as their personal shortcoming. They also tend to find changes threatening, and they don’t like to be rushed.
Lilith in Capricorn sometimes uses sexuality as a means to an end. It is rather calculated in this matter.
The house of your Lilith tells in which life area you experience this energy. Aspects from other planets are also important, as they color how Black Moon Lilith manifests in your natal chart.
Black Moon Lilith in Astrology
Black Moon Lilith is one of the Liliths in astrology (there is an asteroid Lilith and another Lilith called Dark Moon Lilith, a hypothetical planet). It is a fictional point linked with the Moon. Black Moon Lilith is defined as the second focal point of the Moon’s orbit, or alternatively, as the lunar apogee.
Lilith is not fully understood in astrology yet, as it is a relatively new concept. To get it better, you need to know the mythological background of Lilith.
Lilith is a female demonic figure in Jewish folklore. According to mythology, not Eve was the first woman but Lilith. She was made of dust just like Adam, and she was supposed to be his equal partner. However, Adam was domineering in the relationship and wanted Lilith to submit to him, especially sexually. Lilith didn’t want to do this. God punished her disobedience by expelling her from the Garden. This story also represents the rejection of the independent feminine and its oppression under patriarchy.
Lilith in astrology has to do with the wild feminine, female sexuality, seduction, the quest for independence, integrity, dignity. However, Lilith has darker associations too, linked with shame, trauma, rejection, grief, strife. It is connected with the unconscious, and the themes of Lilith are usually repressed, accessible only through deep introspection and shadow work.
In the natal chart, the position of Lilith shows where parts of your personality are hidden and where you had to go through painful experiences. It usually indicates dysfunction in the life areas of Lilith’s house and the traits of its sign.
Capricorn in the Zodiac
Capricorn is the tenth sign in astrology. The goat is the executive of the Zodiac. Marking the beginning of winter (the Sun transits Capricorn approximately from 22nd December until 21st January), this sign is all about preparedness, exceptional organizational skills, overcoming hardships, and surviving despite scarcity.
As a cardinal sign, Capricorn is an excellent leader and manager. It likes to initiate things and take action. By element, Capricorn is one of the earth signs, which means that its oriented on the material world.
Capricorn is ruled by Saturn. In the natural chart, it is connected with the tenth house of career and public reputation (of course in your own chart, any house can begin in Capricorn).
Capricorn is laser-focused, resourceful, ambitious, persistent, diligent, strategic, provident, effective, responsible, serious, traditional.
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