Illuminating the way forward

Gate/Key/Hexagram 43: Breakthrough and Insight

gene keys human design source codes
human design gate 43 gene key 43

Written by Futurist, Executive Coach, Consultant, & Speaker, Ashley Mosaic, who is a 1/4 Generator with Cross of Maya 4 and conscious sun in Source Code 61.

Download a free Human Design chart, here

Learn about Human Design, hereLearn about Gene Keys, here. Download free profile, here.

Access full list of Source Codes (Gates/Keys/Hexagrams) here.

Book a discovery call to discuss my Executive Energetic Coaching and Consulting that merges energetics with strategy, here.

Book a Human Design Reading

In Human Design, the official name for this positioning is Breakthrough or Gate of Insight. This contains the energy of awareness and knowing; to spontaneously transform rational inner knowing into individual insight and new perspectives. This energy encourages us to live our unique purpose, while reminding that success and epiphanies come when we untangle the knots and soften the glare.


Official Name in Human Design: Breakthrough or Gate of Insight

Purpose: Transform rational inner knowing into individual insight and new perspectives.

Human Design definition: In order for achievement to be maintained a new order must be fairly established. Expressing and transforming inner truth into a unique perspective.

In action: Tuning in and trusting innate wisdom.

Core wound: Fear of rejection.

Wisdom: To balance determination with openness. 

Body graph location: Ajna, connecting Throat via Gate 23.

Grounding energy: Assimilation & translating inner knowing, Gate 23.

Tropical astrology sign: Scorpio

Gene Keys: Breakthrough | Deafness -> Insight -> Epiphany

I Ching: Determination or Breakthrough (Guai)

Those with this defined in their charts tend to be unique and innovative thinkers. And if they also have Gate 23, which is both the grounding energy and the harmonic gate, they tend to be skilled (at least overtime) in simplifying and communicating complex ideas. However, they are likely to realize these ideas are often best received when following an invitation or recognition.

When the sun, which represents 70% of the neutrino influence, passes through this gate, we all experience the effects as there's a spotlight on creative problem solving, innovative thinking, and collective epiphanies.

The high-frequency expression of this energy is allowing for unique insights to spontaneous breakthroughs.

The low-frequency expression of this energy is deafness to our own insights and giving more value to the insights of others.

My personal experience:

While I do not have this defined in my energetic blueprint, I tend to attract many who do. I always appreciate their presence as they seem to get or understand my insights and wisdom which comes via my sun in Gate 61, Inner Truth.

Human Design: Gate 43 - Breakthrough

This Gate is part of the Channel of Structuring, which is a Design of Individuality. I like to call this channel Genius to Freak, as those with this energy seem to have incredible insights that seem odd to others, until they're understood. Something my sun in Gate 61 deeply understands. Linking the Ajna Center (Gate 43) with the Throat Center (Gate 23). Gate 43 is part of the Individual (Knowing) Circuit with the keynote of empowerment.

Gate 43 is the gate of the inner ear and only listens to its own unique inner voice. It can spontaneously transform rational inner knowing into Individual insight and new perspectives. Our knowing is not backed up by facts, however, and it can take fortitude to stand behind and explain insights that seem freakish and completely outside of the Collective or Tribal norms. We have the capacity, when the timing is right, to mentally mold a unique and mutative awareness into its final shape. When fully conceptualized, our insights need to be invited in order to bring the potential mutation, the possibility of a new perspective, out into the world. Nothing is more difficult for us than to listen to and really hear others. It's not our fault, nor a problem to be fixed, but simply our genetic protection from undue influence. Gate 43 carries a fear of rejection.

Without Gate 23, those with Gate 43 may wonder how to clearly communicate their breakthrough insights. Mental anxiety arises when we fear that our ideas are too weird, and if we can't explain them we are vulnerable to the possibility of their being rejected.

Gene Keys: 1st Key - From Entropy to Freshness

Gene Key 43 presents a transformative journey that begins in the shadow of deafness, evolves through the gift of insight, and culminates in the siddhi of epiphany. This journey is not just a personal one but also reflects a collective evolution of consciousness.

Shadow: Deafness

At the shadow level, Gene Key 43 confronts us with the challenge of 'deafness' – a metaphorical inability to hear or be heard. This represents closed-mindedness, where one is trapped in their own thoughts and unable to receive or appreciate external perspectives.

  • Personal Application: Acknowledge areas in your life where you might be closed off to others' ideas or insights. Practice active listening and openness to diverse viewpoints.
  • Collective Reflection: This shadow manifests in society as rigid thinking and resistance to new ideas, stifling progress and innovation.

Gift: Insight

The gift of insight is the awakening from deafness. It's about the sudden clarity and understanding that comes when we open our minds to new possibilities and perspectives.

  • Personal Application: Nurture your ability to see beyond the surface, allowing insights to emerge from a place of open-minded curiosity. Use these insights to guide your actions and decisions.
  • Collective Reflection: As more individuals embrace insight, we witness a shift towards a more innovative and solution-oriented society, breaking free from outdated paradigms.

Siddhi: Epiphany

The siddhi of epiphany represents the ultimate flowering of Gene Key 43. An epiphany is a moment of sudden and profound realization, a transcendent understanding that connects us to the higher aspects of our being and the universe.

  • Personal Application: Cultivate a sense of wonder and openness to the mysteries of life. Be receptive to moments of epiphany that bring profound understanding and connect you to the universal truth.
  • Collective Reflection: The siddhi of epiphany hints at a future where humanity as a whole experiences collective moments of profound realization, leading to a more enlightened and interconnected world.

I Ching: 43rd Hexagram - Breakthrough

Hexagram 43, often referred to as "Breakthrough" or "Determination," in the I Ching, is a profound symbol of the necessity for resolute and well-considered action in times of significant change. Its wisdom offers profound guidance on the power of determination and the significance of acting with clarity and careful timing. Its teachings are invaluable for navigating personal challenges and contributing to positive societal changes, embodying the true spirit of a breakthrough.

Applying to Your Life:

  • Be assertive in your decisions but balance it with thoughtfulness.
  • Recognize the power of timing in bringing about effective change.

Collective Experience:

  • This hexagram reflects moments when society stands at the cusp of significant transformations, urging us to act with conviction and clarity.

Integrating the Energy of Gate 43 into Your Life

  • Self-Reflection: Regularly meditate on your unique insights and how they can serve you and others.
  • Effective Communication: Hone your ability to share your ideas in a way that resonates with others.
  • Patience and Timing: Understand the importance of waiting for the right moment to act on your insights.
  • Collective Contribution: Always aim to use your breakthroughs for the greater good, contributing to the collective journey towards enlightenment.

To wrap this up, Gate 43, Key 43, and Hexagram 43 offer us a powerful message about the importance of individual insights and their impact on the collective. In our journey towards a future filled with possibilities, these teachings remind us of the power each of us holds in shaping a more enlightened and connected world.

Embrace your breakthroughs, share your insights, and be a part of this transformative wave and bridge to the future.

To further explore what this energy signifies for you, book a session or inquire on my Quantum Coaching HERE.

Book a Human Design Reading

View The Entire Collection

See all our blog posts on business, manifestation, and designing a life you love.