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Source Code 59: The Alchemy of Intimacy

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Human Design Gate 59 Gene Key 59 I Ching Hexagram 59 Dispersion

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: Dispersion and Gate of Sexuality 

Purpose: Providing the energy to break down barriers through intimacy.

Human Design definition: The ability to break down barriers to achieve union. The potential energy for a deep and fertile connection with the other resulting in a life creating union.

In action: Creating connection through honesty and vulnerability.

Body graph location: Sacral, connecting to the Solar Plexus via Gate 6

Grounding energy: Abundance, 55

Tropical astrology sign: Virgo

Gene Keys: Dishonesty -> Intimacy -> Transparency

I Ching: Dispersion (Huan) 

Dates of solar transit (can vary by 1 to 2 days): August 23 - August 28

The 59th Gate, Key, and Hexagram provides an insightful exploration into the realms of relationships, intimacy, and the transformative journey from the shadows of distrust to the light of transparency and true connection. 


Defined in Chart: Individuals with Gate 59 defined possess a natural capacity to break through emotional and physical barriers, drawing others into their sphere for the purpose of transformation and healing. They are called to navigate intimacy with care, ensuring that their openness leads to healthy, mutual connections.

Sun Transit: When the sun transits through Gate 59, it highlights the collective themes of intimacy, trust, and the barriers that prevent true connection. It's a time to reflect on personal blocks to intimacy and to consciously work towards more open, transparent relationships.

The high-frequency expression is creating union and intimacy through remaining honest and vulnerable.

The low-frequency expression is avoiding intimacy and vulnerability through dishonesty, leading to relationship issues, power struggles, and poor communication.

My personal experience:

I do not have this activation in my energetics, however I have my design mars in 6, which is the other side of this channel. For me, having 6 activated in my energetics has manifested as intimacy through conflict and friction. Having my design Mars, which represents my core wound, in my undefined solar plexus has created a lot of conditioning pertaining to the avoidance of conflict, usually through a lack of intimacy. This has looked like being there for others and aiming to know others on a deep level, but not allowing others to help... or truly know me.

Furthermore, my mother has 59 defined in her chart and my sister has both the 59 and 6, the complete channel. As a child, I had separation anxiety when apart from my mother. Knowing together we complete this channel, and thus provide each other with solar plexus definition (we each have an undefined solar plexus) - this now makes sense. While my sister has both the entire channel (both the 59 and 6); when it comes to just about anything pertaining to emotions and intimacy, my sister runs the show... not in an intentional way, it's energetic; it's just what is.

Like I always say, through the lens of our energetics, all things make sense.


Human Design Gate 59: Dispersion and Gate of Sexuality


Quarter of Duality, the Realm of Jupiter
Theme: Purpose fulfilled through Bonding
Mystical Theme: Measure for Measure
Gate 29 < Gate 59 > Gate 40


This Gate is part of the Channel of Mating, A Design Focused on Reproduction, linking the Sacral Center (Gate 59) with the Solar Plexus Center (Gate 6). Gate 59 is part of the Tribal (Defense) Circuit with the keynote of support.


Gate 59 generates our genetic strategies for sexual bonding and creating new life. Also known as the "aura breaker," it defines the ways we penetrate or break through barriers to intimacy in order to create offspring, or enter into a creative business venture with someone. Relationships and bonding is important to us and the 6 Lines of Gate 59 describe the ways humanity approaches bonding. They are genetic strategies, and each role is singularly focused on selecting the best partner for producing the most viable offspring.


The only real choice we have in this matter is to enter into each intimate relationship through our Strategy and Authority so that we are bonded with the correct mate. Tribal intimacy is warm and deeply felt; it's an intimacy beyond words intensified by our sensitivity to the other through touch, taste and smell. Unless we pay attention to our Authority, intimacy can bring anything from confusion and conflict to unproductive unions. We may find ourselves automatically looking to someone with Gate 6 to guide the timing of our interactions.

Gene Key 59: The Dragon in your Genome

A Journey from Concealment to Clarity   


The experience of being in love is the prelude to our future awareness. It doesn’t generally remain, because we haven’t awakened enough for that frequency to stabilise. We carry too much wounding. As we transmute our wounds and experience our higher consciousness, these kinds of relationships become possible, even probable.” – Richard Rudd, 64 Ways


Gene Key 59, termed "The Dragon in Your Genome," invites us on a profound journey of transformation that begins in the shadows of Dishonesty, where fear and misunderstanding cloud our relationships, and leads us toward the luminous state of Transparency, through the embracing and cultivation of true Intimacy.

Shadow - Dishonesty:

  • The Shadow of Dishonesty emerges from a foundational fear of vulnerability. This shadow manifests as a concealment of one's true thoughts, feelings, and desires, driven by the belief that showing our authentic selves will lead to rejection or hurt. Such dishonesty, whether overt or subtle, not only distances us from others but also from our true selves.
  • Personal Application: Reflect on areas where you may be holding back your true self in relationships. Consider the fears that motivate these actions. Acknowledging these fears is the first step towards overcoming them. Embrace the courage to be vulnerable, recognizing that authenticity fosters deeper connections and self-understanding.

Gift - Intimacy:

  • The Gift of Intimacy is unlocked as we learn to navigate our relationships with honesty and vulnerability. Intimacy involves a willingness to share our innermost selves, to listen deeply to others, and to engage with empathy and understanding. It's about building connections that are rooted in trust, respect, and a mutual willingness to grow together.
  • Personal Application: Cultivate intimacy by practicing open communication and active listening in your relationships. Dare to express your thoughts, feelings, and needs transparently, and invite others to do the same. Create a safe space where vulnerability is honored, and true understanding can flourish.

Siddhi - Transparency:

  • The Siddhi of Transparency represents the ultimate realization that there is nothing to hide, not from ourselves, others, or the universe. In this state, our relationships are characterized by a crystal-clear honesty, where love flows freely without barriers or defenses. Transparency is not just about speaking truth but living it, embodying an openness that transcends fear and separation.
  • Personal Application: Embody transparency by living in alignment with your deepest truths. Let your actions reflect your inner values and beliefs. As you do, notice how this clarity transforms your relationships, drawing you into a more profound and authentic connection with life itself.


Gene Key 59, "The Dragon in Your Genome," charts a transformative path from the isolating shadows of dishonesty to the liberating light of transparency. This journey through intimacy invites us to shed our protective layers and reveal the true essence of our being, fostering relationships marked by depth, trust, and a boundless openness. By embracing vulnerability as a strength, we unlock the doors to genuine connection, where the heart of human experience is shared and celebrated in all its facets.





I Ching Hexagram 59: Navigating the Waters of Connection


There is a thing confusedly formed ~ life is an all or nothing equation.

There is a destiny that makes us brothers, no one goes his way alone; All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own. – Edwin Markham


In the I Ching, Hexagram 59, "Huan" or "Dispersion (Dissolution)," addresses the theme of overcoming barriers and obstacles to unity and harmony. It symbolizes the dispersal of elements that create separation or disharmony among people, encouraging a flow towards greater understanding and connection.

1. Dissolving Barriers:

  • Hexagram 59 teaches the importance of breaking down the walls that divide us, whether they are emotional, psychological, or physical. By dissolving these barriers, we foster an environment where true connection can flourish. This process often requires a conscious effort to understand and empathize with others' perspectives and experiences.
  • Personal Application: Reflect on any personal or interpersonal barriers that may be hindering deeper connections in your life. Consider ways you can actively work to dissolve these barriers, such as through open communication, forgiveness, or simply a willingness to see things from a new perspective.

2. Enhancing Unity and Harmony:

  • This hexagram emphasizes the value of unity and harmony in human relationships. It suggests that true strength and resilience come from our ability to come together, blending our diverse strengths and perspectives into a cohesive whole.
  • Personal Application: Seek out opportunities to build bridges and create harmony in your community and relationships. Embrace diversity and inclusivity, recognizing that every individual brings unique value to the collective.

3. The Power of Adaptability:

  • Hexagram 59 also highlights adaptability as a key to overcoming dispersion and fostering connection. Being flexible and open to change allows for the natural flow of life to bring people closer, healing rifts and creating a stronger, more united front.
  • Personal Application: Cultivate adaptability in your approach to challenges and relationships. Remain open to shifting your perspective and finding creative ways to connect and collaborate with others, even in difficult circumstances.


Hexagram 59 from the I Ching, "Dispersion," offers profound insights into the art of connection and the importance of overcoming separation. By actively working to dissolve the barriers that keep us apart, we open the pathways to deeper understanding, unity, and harmony. In embracing the principles of empathy, inclusivity, and adaptability, we can navigate the waters of connection more skillfully, building stronger bonds and a more cohesive community.


Tips for Integrating and Utilizing this Energy

  • Cultivating Healthy Intimacy: Use the energy of Gate 59 to explore and improve the dynamics of your relationships. Strive for a balance between openness and boundaries, ensuring that connections are rooted in mutual respect and understanding.
  • Advancing Towards Transparency: Encourage a journey towards greater transparency in all your interactions. By embodying honesty and vulnerability, you invite others to do the same, paving the way for more authentic and fulfilling relationships.


Gate 59, Key 59, and Hexagram 59 collectively guide us on a journey from the shadows of isolation and dishonesty to the light of genuine intimacy and transparency. By embracing the challenges and opportunities within our closest relationships, we learn the art of true connection, fostering a world where openness, trust, and love prevail.

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