What is “lilith” in astrology?
She is reputedly Adam’s first wife, before Eve. She is known as a demoness, the killer of infants in their cradles. She is the original woman, who refused to be subjugated to a man’s desires. Consort to both the devil and God himself, she is the enigmatic and mysterious Lilith. A little-known element in astrology charts, Lilith is known as the “dark Moon” and, as such, represents our “dark” or hidden emotional selves. According to Lois Daton, author of “Lilith, The Planet of the Doodler,” the physical existence of Lilith was confirmed by the United States Weather Bureau in 1879. Lilith is the name used for two different celestial bodies – one is located in the asteroid belt and is not our subject here, the other is an invisible body orbiting the earth approximately three times farther away than the Moon, Luna. It is this Lilith which is of interest here. Lilith’s placement in the chart is especially important to women, and represents the power of the original woman. In a man’s chart, L