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What is Human Design?


Have you ever wondered what makes you so special and unique from the other people around you? The Human Design system, a new synthesis of ancient wisdom and modern science, can help you understand the beauty and the power of just who you are. Human Design is a relatively new system of personality analysis that combines elements of Eastern and Western Astrology, the Chinese I 'Ching, the Kabbalah (Tree of Life), the Hindu Chakra system and modern quantum physics. Your personal Human Design chart, calculated from your birth data, gives you particular knowledge about your personality traits, health, individual psychology, talents, wisdom, and vulnerabilities.

How did Human Design develop?

As noted above, the essential elements of the Human Design System originate in the ancients' traditions of several human cultures. The arrangement of the information from those systems into a simple chart that a trained Human Design mentor can interpret comes from one specific man named Ra Uru Hu, who was "given" the key to the relationships among those ancient systems. In 1987 a unique astronomical event moved the Earth with its drama and beauty. For the first time in hundreds of years on Earth, many of us witnessed the death of a star, known as Supernova 1987A. While astronomers at all the world's major observatories were marvelling at this magical event through telescopes, Ra Uru Hu was having a mystical experience on the island of Ibiza, Spain. During eight days, he says he was instructed by a "voice" to write down the information that forms the basis of the Human Design chart. Ra Uru Hu explained that he was drafted, against his will, to record the information and to be the clarion to introduce this Human Design system to the world.

Scientific validation for the Human Design system

Despite Human Design's metaphysical origins, the system shows uncanny accuracy in describing the personality traits of individuals. For this reason, scientists have worked very hard over the last few years to validate the system. In April of 2000, social scientist and psychotherapist Dr Eleanor Haspel-Portner statistically validated some central aspects of the Human Design system. Dr Haspel-Portner and her husband, Dr Marvin Portner, continue to prove the scientific validity and value of Human Design analysis for applications in modern medicine, psychotherapy, and personal coaching. They continue to discover new aspects of the system and new applications of Human Design for healing and personal growth. The Human Design system has gained tremendous momentum worldwide in the last few years. It will continue to grow in recognition as more people discover its usefulness for everyday decision-making.


The Human Design system is a profound and complex personality assessment tool. A Human Design mentor can sit down and talk to you about your chart for many hours. At the same time, there is a beauty and simplicity to Human Design that makes it instantly useful for anyone who encounters it. Understanding the depth and power of your Human Design birth chart based on what was imprinted on you at the time of your birth will provide you with practical tools to live your life. Live true to your type, and you will truly live out your destiny.


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