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Source Code 45: Fostering Unity and Collective Prosperity

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Human Design Gate 45 Gene Key 45 I Ching Hexagram 45 Gathering Together

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.

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Official Name in Human Design: Gathering Together and Gate of the Gatherer

Purpose: Providing the energy to bring people together, lead, and manage resources in a way that benefits all.

Human Design definition: The natural and generally beneficial attraction of like forces. Generosity is the key to harmony in the community.

In action: Leading and fairly managing resources.

Body graph location: Throat, connecting to the Ego via Gate 21

Grounding energy: Influence, 26

Tropical astrology sign: Gemini

Gene Keys: Dominance -> Synergy -> Communion

I Ching: Gathering Together (Ts'ui)

Dates of solar transit (can vary by 1 to 2 days): June 7 - June 12

The 45th Gate, Key, and Hexagram embodies themes of collective unity, leadership, and the transformative journey from dominance to communion, while emphasizing the importance of coming together in harmony, recognizing the value of each individual's contributions, and the power of collective efforts.


Defined in Chart: Individuals with Gate 45 defined possess a natural ability to assume leadership roles and to organize collective efforts. They have the potential to be generous providers, ensuring that resources are utilized for the benefit of the group.

Sun Transit: When the sun transits through Gate 45, it amplifies the focus on leadership, resource management, and the importance of community. It's a time to reflect on how we can contribute to and nurture the collective, promoting unity and shared success.

The high-frequency expression is masterfully leading and managing the distribution of resources in a way that serves the community.

The low-frequency expression is controlling or hoarding resources, putting others down, and failing to take responsibility.

My personal experience:

While I do not have this energy defined in my chart via a planet, thus a neutrino influence, the degree of my Midheaven falls in 45.6 - therefore, this expression is evident in my life, especially pertaining to career and public image. I actually connected an immense number of dots in writing this article and realizing my Midheaven is in 45.6. The exaltation of this energy is "an innate empathy with the outsider mentality and its eccentric and often misunderstood logic. A material direction which serves the outsider."

As a futurist, energetic coach, early adopter of new technology and early advocate of blockchain (just to list a few examples) yes, this tracks - hard.

Furthermore, I have experienced this presence and activation in several individuals, including partners and clients, and finances and wealth are always a prominent theme in their life journey.

Human Design Gate 45: Gathering Together and Gate of the Gatherer


Quarter of Civilization, the Realm of Dubhe
Theme: Purpose fulfilled through Form
Mystical Theme: Womb to Room
Gate 35 < Gate 45 > Gate 12


This Gate is part of the Channel of The Money Line, A Design of a Materialist, linking the Throat Center (Gate 45) to the Ego Center (Gate 21). Gate 45 is part of the Tribal (Ego) Circuit with the keynote of support.

Gate 45 is the gate of dominance. It is the gate of the Master/Mistress or King/Queen. It is the single voice of the Tribe, "I have," and a deeply possessive gate of manifestation and action. The Gate of the Gatherer is here to protect the Tribe's material resources. We are a natural authority and guide for the Tribe; however, we are not really here to work. When what we 'have' is used on behalf of those we protect, there is peace in our kingdom. We have an ability to gather people together to manifest what the tribe needs to expand the community and to bring harmony to those around us, although Gate 21 handles the actual management of the Tribe's business. We own the land, but we must give Gate 21 permission to hunt on it, while still demanding that we receive the best piece of meat in the bargain. When we attempt to tell Gate 21 how to run our kingdom, or when Gate 21 tries to get the best piece of meat for itself, there is tension.

Each gate has its specific role and purpose within the Tribe, and operates optimally when kept in its place. Even with Gate 21 in our own design, it works best for us to have the help of another Gate 21 to manage and run our kingdom or business.


Gene Key 45: Cosmic Communion

The Evolution from Control to Unity 


“Synergy is a word we often apply to a group dynamic that’s functioning smoothly, that’s buzzing and creative. Once we realise that we no longer need to compete with each other to survive, the next stage is figuring out how to work together. This is a great challenge, and the 45th Gene Key is adept at this.”      – Richard Rudd, 64 Ways


Gene Key 45, dubbed "Cosmic Communion," presents a transformative expedition from the Shadow of Dominance, where power is wielded to control and separate, to the profound realization of Communion, where all distinctions between self and others dissolve into the experience of oneness. Central to this journey is the Gift of Synergy, the harmonious interaction of parts that creates a whole greater than the sum of its individual components.

Shadow - Dominance:

  • The Shadow of Dominance manifests when leadership and influence are exercised through coercion, control, or manipulation, often stemming from a deep-seated fear of scarcity or loss of power. This shadow obscures the true potential of collective effort and undermines the foundation of trust and cooperation.
  • Personal Application: Reflect on areas in your life where the need to control or dominate arises. Consider the underlying fears or beliefs fueling these behaviors. Acknowledging these patterns is the first step toward transformation. Cultivating awareness and compassion for oneself and others can pave the way for more inclusive and empowering interactions.

Gift - Synergy:

  • The Gift of Synergy emerges as one transcends the need to dominate and begins to recognize the value of collaboration, diversity, and mutual support. Synergy represents the magic that happens when individuals come together, combining their strengths, perspectives, and energies to achieve collective goals that would be unattainable alone.
  • Personal Application: Embrace the gift of synergy by actively seeking out and fostering collaborative relationships. Encourage environments where each person’s contribution is valued and where the focus is on what can be created together rather than individually. Celebrate diversity as a source of strength and innovation.

Siddhi - Communion:

  • The Siddhi of Communion is the ultimate realization of oneness that transcends all illusions of separation. In this state, the concept of dominance is rendered obsolete, as the individual ego merges into the collective consciousness. Communion reflects a profound understanding that everyone and everything is interconnected, and that at the deepest level, there is no 'other.'
  • Personal Application: Explore practices that deepen your sense of connection to the whole—meditation, nature immersion, and acts of selfless service are all pathways to experiencing communion. Strive to see yourself in others and to act from a place of universal love and compassion. In communion, the boundaries between self and the cosmos blur, revealing the inherent unity of all existence.


Gene Key 45, "Cosmic Communion," invites us on a profound journey from the confines of ego-driven dominance to the expansive realization of universal oneness. By embracing the gift of synergy, we learn to collaborate and co-create in ways that enrich not only our own lives but also the collective fabric of existence. Ultimately, this key guides us toward the siddhi of communion, where we experience the true magic of being part of a vast, interconnected cosmos. In this state, we understand that every act of kindness, every gesture of cooperation, and every moment of shared joy is a celebration of our cosmic communion.




I Ching Hexagram 45: Gathering Together


Success is allowing your lot
to reach its highest degree.

It is while you are patiently toiling at the little tasks of life
that the meaning and shape
of the great whole of life dawns on you. – Phillips Brooks


In the I Ching, Hexagram 45, "Ts'ui" or "Gathering Together," underscores the significance of unity, collaboration, and the power of collective efforts. This hexagram highlights the importance of coming together for a common purpose, emphasizing that true strength and harmony are achieved through shared intentions and mutual support.

1. The Power of Unity:

  • Hexagram 45 teaches that gathering together with others who share our values and goals amplifies our ability to achieve great things. It reminds us that collaboration and communal support are essential for realizing larger objectives that cannot be accomplished alone.
  • Personal Application: Seek out communities and groups that resonate with your values and aspirations. Consider how your unique skills and perspectives can contribute to the collective, and be open to the contributions of others. Embrace the strength found in unity and the progress that comes from working together towards shared goals.

2. The Importance of Leadership and Clarity:

  • While this hexagram celebrates the power of community, it also acknowledges the role of clear leadership and direction in achieving successful outcomes. Effective leadership involves guiding the collective with transparency, integrity, and a shared vision.
  • Personal Application: If you find yourself in a leadership position, focus on fostering a sense of unity and purpose. Communicate clearly and cultivate an environment of trust and mutual respect. Remember that true leadership is about serving the collective and bringing out the best in each member.

3. Creating Harmony through Gathering:

  • Hexagram 45 also reflects on the harmonizing effect of coming together in good faith and with positive intentions. It suggests that gatherings, whether for celebration, planning, or support, are vital for maintaining the cohesion and morale of a community.
  • Personal Application: Create and participate in opportunities for your community to come together. Whether it's for collaboration, celebration, or support, these gatherings strengthen bonds and reinforce the sense of belonging and shared purpose among members.


Hexagram 45 from the I Ching, "Gathering Together," offers profound insights into the dynamics of community and the transformative potential of collective efforts. It encourages us to recognize the value of unity, the necessity of clear leadership, and the importance of coming together with a common purpose. By cultivating collective harmony, we can achieve far greater than we could alone, demonstrating the enduring power of shared intentions and mutual support.



Tips for Integrating and Utilizing this Energy

  • Leadership for the Collective Good: Use the energy of Gate 45 to redefine leadership as a service to the collective. Lead by example, showing that true strength lies in unity and the willingness to work together for a common goal.
  • Celebrating Interconnectedness: Recognize and celebrate the interconnectedness of all members of your community or team. Value each person's contribution and foster an environment where collective goals are pursued with enthusiasm and commitment.


Gate 45, Key 45, and Hexagram 45 collectively offer profound insights into the evolution of leadership and community dynamics, guiding us from a focus on dominance and control to the realization of synergy and cosmic communion. By embracing cooperative principles and recognizing our interconnectedness, we can foster communities that thrive on mutual support, respect, and shared prosperity, embodying the true essence of unity.

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