The Lilith archetype in astrology

Defining Lilith is almost impossible from our point of view, because Lilith, the Black Moon, is related to hidden, unknown and invisible superhuman powers. We can feel it, we can hear her whisper, but we cannot define her because we don’t really know her.

In this article we see the “consequences” of having Lilith in Capricorn from an everyday point of view. However, Lilith always reminds us that we cannot control her. Our job is to make her part of ourselves and allow her to act in collaboration with the rest of the parts of our being. When we do this, Lilith transforms into a true instinctive expert who perfectly uses the energies of the sign where she is and who, when necessary, does what we dare not do.

“My excessive ambition can lead me to use others as stepping stones to achieve success regardless of the consequences.”

Lilith in Capricorn

Lilith in Capricorn

Wherever Lilith is in our birth chart, she describes a number of qualities that are expressed in a different way than we are used to. It seems that Lilith unleashes a wild part of our nature. In Capricorn, Lilith is disciplined and ambitious. The reasons for this? We need to read the entire birth chart. What we can be sure of is that there is a strong part of our nature that wants responsibility. And this comes out viscerally.

I see Lilith’s influence as essential to accessing our “genius.” However, Lilith’s energy is very intense and if we do not understand it we can fight it. Will we be able to integrate Lilith’s energy without self-destructing?

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Some possible meanings of Lilith in Capricorn include:


  1. Ambition and Determination: Lilith in Capricorn is often associated with strong ambition and determination. Those with this placement tend to set solid goals and work diligently to achieve success.
  2. Discipline and Responsibility: They are typically disciplined and responsible in their actions. They have the ability to take on responsibilities and fulfill their commitments.
  3. Resilience and Persistence: Lilith in Capricorn imparts resilience and persistence in the pursuit of their goals. They can overcome obstacles and challenges with determination.
  4. Self-Control: They have a good capacity for self-control and can maintain composure even in stressful situations.


  1. Obsession with Success: The pursuit of success can sometimes lead to an obsession with work and material fulfillment. This can cause them to neglect other areas of their lives, such as relationships and health.
  2. Difficulty Expressing Emotions: Lilith in Capricorn sometimes has difficulty expressing emotions or showing vulnerability. They can maintain a facade of strength even when they are struggling emotionally.
  3. Social Isolation: Determination and desire for success can lead to social isolation. They may be so focused on their goals that they neglect personal relationships.
  4. Excessive Perfectionism: They may struggle with excessive perfectionism and be very critical of themselves. This can generate stress and self-demand.

The important thing with Lilith is not to be afraid or ashamed to see that wild part of human nature. The more we get to know her, the more we understand her and she finally shows us her constructive potential. Lilith, by nature, expresses the qualities of the sign she is in without apology. The conflict is within us, when we seek to repress it for any reason. What others say about what we express from our Lilith is usually our own Lilith sending us a message that it would be a good idea to listen to. Essentially, Lilith says uncensored what we really believe about ourselves. And when we don’t hear her message within us, she will speak through others. She is that powerful!

I already said that it is very important to read the rest of the birth chart to see more clearly the positive side of Lilith in Capricorn. For example, Lilith is able to show us the dark side of our Moon. Within the unconscious hide emotional needs that have not been nourished as we needed. When we don’t nourish ourselves as needed, Lilith becomes a constant and sharp reminder that keeps letting us know that there is something that is lacking in our lives. Therefore, learning Lilith’s language is essential to avoid confusing her howl with something devilish. Lilith is grotesque in our eyes, but in reality, she is a goddess who watches over the shadows, which is nothing more than a world unknown to us. Lilith is as much a mother as Eve, but she has other matters to attend to.

It is essential to study our natal Moon to direct the energy of Lilith according to our true emotional needs. That is what Lilith’s energy seeks. The Moon describes what makes the maturation process possible, which involves abandoning the childhood state of dependence on the adult, the caregiver, the maternal figure. This does not mean separating ourselves from our family or emotional ties, but rather transforming the state of “waiting to be provided by an external source” and moving towards a state of emotional fluidity. The same happens with the other planetary positions.

It is important to remember that the interpretation of Lilith in a specific sign is only one part of a person’s birth chart, and astrology considers many other variables, such as Lilith’s position in the houses and her aspects to other planets and points, among other things. Furthermore, the personalized interpretation of a birth chart must be done in a holistic way that can consider all of these factors together.

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