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Gate 43 Meaning in Human Design

Gate 43 is All About Innovation & Breakthrough

Gate 43 is known as the Gate of Breakthrough.

If your Gate 43 is active you possess a deep well of knowledge within that allows you to access innovative ideas that others may find difficult to comprehend. It can be challenging to articulate this wisdom to others, but trust in your own intuition and stay true to your beliefs. Remember that your unique perspective may not always be supported by factual evidence and may take time for others to fully grasp.

Gifts of the 43rd gate

  • Access to deep insights

  • Bold champion of truth.

Challenges of the 43rd gate

  • Can get trapped in cyclical thinking

  • Can be plagued by worry

If you have an active 43rd Gate it's important to cultivate an environment that supports your growth and creativity. This may mean seeking out like-minded individuals who understand and appreciate your perspective, or carving out time in your schedule to engage in activities that inspire and energize you.

Another important aspect of unlocking your inner wisdom is learning to trust yourself and your instincts. This means having the confidence to take risks and pursue your ideas, even if they may seem unconventional or unpopular at first. Remember that breakthrough ideas often require a leap of faith, and that failure is not a reflection of your worth or abilities.

Fast Facts on Gate 43 | Breakthrough




Astrological Sign


Hanging Gate(s)

Individual Knowing


The Red & Black Line Meaning for Gate 43

If the Gate 43 line on your chart is black in color this means your have a Consciously activated Gate 43

If the line is red in color this means you have an Unconsciously acitivated Gate 43.

If the line is striped and has both red & black that means this Gate is active on your Conscious Personality side & your Unsconscious Design side. This means that the qualities of show up consistently in your self-expression & response to the external world.

Pay attention if you have any more of these dual Gates! They are an integral part of who you are

To better understand the difference in expression imagine your Human Design chart as a vast garden, Gates are the different flowers within that Garden. Some flowers are in full bloom, catching the sunlight and showcasing their vibrant colors (Conscious gates). These are the aspects of yourself that you're aware of and easily express. They're the evergreen plants that are always around.

On the other hand Unconscious gates are like seeds lying beneath the surface of the soil, waiting to sprout. They are still a part of your unique garden, but their potential hasn't fully blossomed into your conscious awareness. These gates hold hidden qualities, untapped strengths, and unique gifts that are yet to be discovered. These are your seasonal plants that blossom when the time is right before lying dormant again.

Just like the garden needs time, care, and attention for those seeds to grow into beautiful flowers, your Unconscious Gate 43 may need moments of reflection, experiences, or encounters to bring it into the light of your consciousness.

So what if your Gate 43 isn't active. No worries!

Gates are just one part of the Human Design ecosystem, and your potential to access Gate 43's juices is always there. However, since your gate is inactive, it'll require an assist from someone or something else to begin flowing.

Here are 3 ways your Gate 43 can be activated:

First, check to see if the hanging gate listed above is activated in your chart.

If it is, Gate 43 is simply waiting to complete a high five with your hanging gate. This can happen during planetary transits or when in the presence of someone with Gate 43 active!

If your Gate 43 doesn't have an active hanging gate, it will need a little more of an assist from the universe to be activated since the entire 43-23 Channel will need to be connected to get these juices flowing.

One final special case is if your Gate 43 is activated while in an Undefined Center. In that case, you will notice more of its energy present when you're around someone with that Center defined, or when a transit defines that center for you.

Remember, not having a gate active isn't a negative thing! We all have unique gifts that we embody more often than others, but gate activations can unlock the hidden strengths, creating waves of change that foster personal growth and harmony. So keep a look out for these energetic assists!

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