(December 21/22 - January 20/21)
Polarity: Feminine – Negative
Symbol: The goat. Represents the need to climb over obstacles and reach the top of the mountain.
Ruling Planet: Saturn
Keywords: Persistent, realistic, practical, ambitious, achievement.
Positive Points: Responsible, efficient, reliable, prudent, disciplined and patient.
Negative Points: Pessimistic, possessive, preoccupied, distrustful, spiteful, stubborn, rigid and conventional.
Capricorn Mantra: “It is safe for me to be relaxed. I quietly accept having no responsibilities. It’s not necessary to do what I ‘must do’. It’s okay to experience something different.”
Cardinal sign of Earth, ruled by Saturn. Capricorn is a conscientious and responsible sign, perhaps a little slow of resolution, but always sure of the goals it wants to achieve and that, in fact, it achieves based on work and patience.
Capricorn is the sign of social achievements, of commitments and of the ability to assume long-term goals. Throughout his life he builds solidity and confidence based on the sum of knowledge and his own experience. Those born under this sign will hardly make hasty decisions that have no foundation. Capricorn is one of the signs that base their decisions through a practical vision of life.
Capricorn’s karmic challenge is to find their inner voice and allow it to direct their life; and to integrate spirituality into their daily material reality.
The Capricorn Tarot Arcanum is The Devil
The Devil symbolizes our desires, instincts and temptations. It is the most earthly and human card of the Tarot, so its strong nature makes its will be imposed on all levels. It represents all the attachments and addictions in which the human being gets into. The Devil shows that we live in a world dominated by instincts that lead us to passions and temptations of all kinds. Despite the appearance of this card, it does not necessarily have a negative tendency. This card invites you to connect with your most basic instincts and reminds you that we have a body to learn. It represents everything that has you trapped, hooked but at the same time makes you feel more alive than ever.
The 3 gems for Capricorn
Garnet, stone formerly linked to the aphrodisiac. It is excellent for a Capricorn who tends to keep his emotions, misinterpreted as a cold and distant person, when his feelings are true and intense. It frees them from their taboos, boosting confidence. It brings spontaneity, energy and openness to the passion that dwells within and to bloom to its full potential.
Red Jasper, Capricorns find it difficult to open their hearts. Red Jasper reminds them that their energy can be managed in many ways, that security and confidence is found in them and not in third parties. Jasper gives that courage, energy and strength to achieve our goals, a stone that undoubtedly enhances the qualities of Capricorns in terms of their goals.
Smoky Quartz, which gives us a point of warmth for Capricorns often considered cold. A gemstone of rootedness and connection with the earth, which will allow them not to fly beyond their goals and ambitions, and relax on their way. The perseverance and the marked objectives are a positive point regarding action and determination. Smoky Quartz will be this reminder to release tension and encourage positive, clean energy.
Exercises to work on this sign:
Allow yourself to feel your emotions and validate them.
Don’t do all the activities on your must-do list this week.
Go out and play and free yourself from any kind of restriction.
Improvise a plan, let go of that rigidity, don’t put limits on yourself.
Compatibility with Capricorn
To see the compatibility between two people is not only important the sun sign (horoscope) but many other elements of a birth chart. The most advisable is to make a synastry of the people involved. However, we leave you below the general features of compatibility with the Capricorn sign.
Capricorn with Aries: An extremely practical combination. Capricorn can teach Aries to take firm steps, to preserve and transcend obstacles. Aries can teach Capricorn to take risks.
Capricorn with Taurus: Combination of permanence, stability and discipline. Capricorn can teach Taurus to be practical and efficient. Taurus can teach Capricorn to indulge and enjoy the beautiful.
Capricorn with Gemini: Combination that requires great mutual respect and willingness to appreciate different points of view. Capricorn can teach Gemini to be structured, disciplined and methodical. Gemini can teach Capricorn to be versatile, adaptable and fun.
Capricorn with Cancer: Complementary combination of security and emotional stability. Capricorn can teach Cancer to be realistic and pragmatic. Cancer can teach Capricorn to recognize and express their feelings.
Capricorn with Leo: Proudly practical combination, as long as there is tolerance and respect for the other’s point of view. Capricorn can teach Leo to moderate and be prudent. Leo can teach Capricorn to have fun and make spontaneous decisions.
Capricorn with Virgo: Safe, reliable and loyal combination. Capricorn can teach Virgo to be practical. Virgo can teach Capricorn to be efficient.
Capricorn with Libra: Ambitious, practical and successful combination. Capricorn can teach Libra to be more definite and make decisions. Libra can teach Capricorn to enjoy things more and be more sociable.
Capricorn with Scorpio: Serious and committed combination. Capricorn can teach Scorpio to be self-confident. Scorpio can teach Capricorn to express themselves emotionally.
Capricorn with Sagittarius: Combination of mutual help and balance if each sign takes what the other needs and decides to learn from the other. Capricorn can teach Sagittarius to moderate its excesses and be more aware. Sagittarius can teach Capricorn optimism and openness.
Capricorn with Capricorn: Committed, reliable and long-lasting combination.
Capricorn with Aquarius: Combination that can result in great mutual growth. Capricorn can teach Aquarius to set boundaries. Aquarius can teach Capricorn to break through their limitations.
Capricorn with Pisces: Stably loving combination. Capricorn can teach Pisces to be practical and self-confident. Pisces can teach Capricorn to connect with their sensitivity.