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Gate 46 Meaning in Human Design

Gate 46 is All About Perseverance & Willpower

Gate 46 is known as the Gate of Pushing Upward:

If your Gate 46 is active consider yourself lucky! Experiencing life best through your body opens you up to capitalizing on fortunate events when they come your way. With an available and trusting nature, you're naturally able to encounter serendipitous experiences.

Gifts of the 46th Gate:

  • Thriving through a strong physical connection

  • Openness to serendipitous experiences

Challenges of the 46th Gate:

  • Need for remaining present with your body

  • Importance of avoiding things that dull your senses

If you have an active 46th Gate, it's important to remain present with your body and avoid things that dull your senses. Keeping fit is crucial to thriving in your life.

Whether it's through regular exercise, healthy eating habits, or simply taking the time to listen to your body and its needs, investing in your physical wellbeing can have a significant impact on your overall happiness and success. By prioritizing your physical health, you'll not only feel better in your body, but you'll also be better equipped to respond to opportunities that come your way.

Fast Facts on Gate 46 | Determination




Astrological Sign


Hanging Gate(s)

Collective Sensing


The Red & Black Line Meaning for Gate 46

If the Gate 46 line on your chart is black in color this means your have a Consciously activated Gate 46

If the line is red in color this means you have an Unconsciously acitivated Gate 46.

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 46 may need moments of reflection, experiences, or encounters to bring it into the light of your consciousness.

So what if your Gate 46 isn't active. No worries!

Gates are just one part of the Human Design ecosystem, and your potential to access Gate 46'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 46 can be activated:

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

If it is, Gate 46 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 46 active!

If your Gate 46 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 46-25 Channel will need to be connected to get these juices flowing.

One final special case is if your Gate 46 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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