Known as the gate of the love of the body; expression, pleasure. The gate of luck when committing fully to life.
The energy of the body to guide, connect and ground you. This is essentially love, appreciation and recognition of the body’s beauty, potential and power. The vessel in which we experience life.
Starting from the Sacral—the hub for vital life force, reproduction, sustainability and sexuality. 29 Gate of Perseverance is the Sacral’s cue on what to commit their life force and say yes to.
Reaching to the Identity G—the hub for self, love, direction, identity and purpose. It connects to 46 Gate of Determination of the Self, the love, trust and guidance of our bodies.
Together they form the 46-29 Channel of Discovery.
Being in the Identity G Center, your body is essentially your GPS system. It’s here to learn, explore, savour and surrender to the physical experiences, feelings and sensations of this material world through your body’s lens.
Of course we’re all guided by our bodies regardless of having this gate or not, the subtle difference is that those with this gate have a consistent energy of what, where their bodies want to go, feel, need etc. A determination to nourish + care for their physical form along with ways to celebrate it + inspiring others to do the same.
Yet the 46 without the 29 might not always have the energy to commit and say yes to new cycles and/or experiences.
I see this energy expressed in the body acceptance movement, somatic/physical therapy, self-love, Eastern medicine, holistic nutrition, dance, sports, movement etc. Where the study, the appreciation of the body is front and center along with ways to explore and maximize our physical capabilities.
Those who are pulled to break world records, test their body’s limits or create art through their body are guided by a thrill, a fascination to push through, to discover new things for the sake of. After all this is part of the Collective Sensing Circuit. It’s about embarking on a journey and sharing your lessons, reflections afterwards with the collective.
This part of a generated channel, here to be in response. There’s no guarantee of the outcome. Just trust & surrender that wherever you’re being guided towards, you’ll be fully equipped and supported step by step. Those with this gate are often seen as lucky, because when they trust their body’s guidance and commit with their S&A they will always be in the right place at the right time. Things just seem to fall in place. They are able to access spirit + see how connected everything is.
In the shadow expressions, the 46 might take themselves too seriously, getting in their own way, trying to control/commit to everything out of scarcity + fear, letting their minds make decisions or being disconnected from their bodies. Instead numbing or getting lost in vices because it doesn’t feel safe to feel their body.
“When you live your life from this Shadow, you carry a black cloud above your head wherever you go. It always seems to rain when you don’t want it to because you are out of synchronisation with the whole. You create obstacles for yourself when you become too focused either on the future or on the past. Seriousness is about worrying or expecting or wishing life to be other than it is right now. Seriousness takes you away from life and love and into issues of control and separation. […] Luck is what happens when you stop interfering with life.” —Richard Rudd
One of the lessons of the Gate of Determination of the Self is that we are mind, spirit and body.
While we spend a lot of time in “our heads” we are also physical beings with physical limitations. Our cognitive awareness is here to support us, how can we align our minds + bodies to sustain ourselves better? How do we stop overriding or numbing our bodies’ cues and actually respond to what it needs/craving for? How do we nourish our minds through or bodies and vice versa? How do we create safety in our body? What are we holding on to? And how is that holding us back from fully experiencing life?
“What many people don’t realise is that it is the body that must feel safe, not the mind.”—Richard Rudd
The Wisdom for Gate 46 can be seen through delight. Richard Rudd shares: Delight is the sense of freedom that emerges from an appreciation of the richness of being alive. This Gift is about feeling alive within the realm of matter.
“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” —E. E. Cummings
There is an innocence and purity that drives this gate into experiences. What does it mean to feel, to be alive? This subjective question leads you to seek adventures that nourish and strengthen your connection to your body. Your body holds the key, ancient wisdom and knowing as well as the vessel for some of your biggest lessons & gifts.
Do you have any stories about your 46? Or know someone who does? Would love to hear your reflections, simply hit reply to share.
I have Gate 29 activated in 3 placements, something I’ve struggled with, specially as I recovered from burnout, was the energy of saying yes to far too many things and overestimating my body’s capabilities and needs. Without Gate 46, I can often get distracted from what my body is saying to me. Having practices to slow down so I can respond properly has been so important. I also have an undefined Root with many gate activations, it’s easy to get lost in the “doing” specially when I’m doing what I love. It’s been a fine balance of learning how to ground into my body while also making time to tend to it.