Gate 39 in Human Design – Gate of Provocation

Gate 39 in Human Design - Gate of Provocation

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How to know if you have Gate 39 activated in your bodygraph chart

  • Go to myhumandesign.com and go to “Get Your Chart”.
  • Input your birth details including birth day, birth time, birth location.
    • NOTE – Information in the bodygraph chart is VERY sensitive to birth time so it is important to have an accurate birth time if possible.
  • Look at the square Root Energy Center at the bottom of the chart. If Gate 39 has a circle around it with a colored line coming from it this means this energy is activated or consistently available to you.

What are the Gates in Human Design?

  • The Gates in a Human Design body graph chart represent the gifts, talents, motivations, energetics or drives that are consistently available to us. If you DO NOT have a gate activated or colored it doesn’t mean you never have access to that energy. It just means it’s not a reliable or constant energy in your life.
  • Everyone has the potential for 26 individual gates to be activated in their bodygraph chart, however, if you look closely, you may find that you have gates appearing multiple times in the two columns on either side of the chart. This is a common occurrence.
  • There are 64 Gates in a bodygraph chart and each gate has a theme that is related to the 64 I Ching hexagrams. If you would like a deeper understanding of the gates, I highly recommend deep diving into the Chinese I Ching hexagrams.
  • Lastly, it is worth noting that there are MANY layers to all aspects of the chart including the gates. This article is intended to be a high level summary.

How the Gates Can Show Up Energetically in our Life

  • We can use the energy of a gate in a positive or negative way towards ourselves and/ or other people.
  • We may embody the energy with lack and/or fear OR we can embody the energy with truth and abundance.
  • Because of external conditioning we have encountered, we may shy away from the energy and choose NOT to see it as a part of ourselves. We may not want to embrace it and shut it down instead.

What does a Black Line vs. a Red Line vs. a Striped Line Indicate? 

  • Black Lines represent gifts that we are likely more conscious and aware of.
  • Red Lines represent gifts that we are likely less conscious and aware of.
  • Striped (both black and red) lines represent gifts that are both conscious and unconscious. 

eBook – The Gates in Human Design

Gate 39 Gate of Provocation

Gate 39 lives in the Root Energy which is a pressure center – the pressure to start or initiate things.

High Expression of Gate 39 

  • The energy of this gate is about creating awareness and change through provocation.
  • You feel the pressure to challenge the status quo or become an activist for the right cause or situation. You are a warrior of the light and you know when to use it. Sometimes people need to be jabbed in the side to make them realize something. 
  • You have the ability to say things when they need to be said and you are NOT designed to be easily influenced by others.
  • Your ability to provoke others reveals who is energetically correct for you and it is also a way to get in touch with and work through your own feelings.

Challenge Side of Gate 39

  • Avoiding conversations where there is a need to provoke the other or avoiding calling out the “pink elephant” in the room.  
  • Provoking others for no reason just to be “triggering”.
  • Going overboard with substances.

The Channel of Emoting – Gate 39’s partnership with Gate 55 

  • Gate 39 looks to Gate 55 for an emotional release and spiritual awareness.  Gate 55 looks to Gate 39 for provocation and a way to process emotions.

Is Gate 39 your “Personality Sun Gate”?

What is a Personality Sun Gate?

  • Personality Sun Gate is the top number located in the Personality Side of the chart. If you are looking at the bodygraph chart you will see two columns on either side. The column on the right is the Personality side. The number at the top is your Personality Sun Gate.  
  • Many say that your Personality Sun Gate is 70% of your energy – it is the thing you are here to do and share with the world. The energies of this gate will be expressed throughout your life journey and the work you choose to do.
  • It is worth noting that we often see our Personality Sun Gate as a flaw earlier in life and then later embrace it as a gift.

Gate 39 as your Personality Sun Gate

  • If Gate 39 is your Personality Sun Gate you are here to fulfill your purpose by drawing attention to the things that need awareness to foster change in the world.  If you lean into your strategy and authority, you will naturally bring this gift to the things you are passionate about. The way this energy will express itself will be unique to you.

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