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Synthesis: The Premises

The Human Design System arrived as a revelation. Some of its premises are part of established modern science; others are from the esoteric traditions of the Kabbalah, the chakras, the I Ching and astrology. You are invited to take the following synopsis of this synthesis as a hypothesis.


Zeno's Human Design chart

Zeno's Human Design chart
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About Zen Human Design

Update: Due to a progressive illness impeding her ability to communicate, Zeno has retreated from Zen Human Design. (See her good-bye video.) Her long-time friend and partner Chaitanyo has taken over the tasks. This page needs an update.

The Human Design System is a remarkable tool based on your birth time and place to determine a chart that will show the planetary activations graphically in a nine-center body graph.

This chart displays the nine centers in one of two conditions; either white or colored. This coloring of the body graph’s centers tells of the life imprint, the path a person has to live, with the many gifts one has been given as well as the stresses, insecurities, issues and buttons that get pushed.

When you have some life challenge, relationship trouble, parenting problems, the Human Design System gives a window into what the life is bringing to you. Being upset about it, resisting, trying to push away unpleasantness, means you’re having a fundamental misunderstanding. Learning how to embrace the challenge as well as the beauty, grace and glory that is you is what Zen Human Design teaches you.

Seeing the map of your chart illuminates the challenge of you being in the world. So what’s the first step? Get your Zen Human Design chart. There are many references, tools, audio files to get you started. There are classes for whatever level of commitment you would like to make. Or you can simply get reading of your chart by Zeno. She is the founder of Zen Human Design and she can absolutely uncover what your path is. She makes practical, concrete suggestions for experiments to make that enable a deeper appreciation for who you are.

ZenoZeno’s path began in the East Bay of San Francisco. She was an early recycler, like her great aunt, picked up trash off the beach, or off the streets, turned bottles in for their deposit, has always loved healthy food, the redwoods, dance, truth and beauty. She grew up in the sixties in California, came of age during the Zeitgeist of social change, peace, love and freedom. She got her BA in Philosophy, loved Socrates and the wisdom traditions of yoga, Tai Chi, the stars and moon, the I Ching and Tarot.

As a seeker of spiritual enlightenment, she went to many teachers and meditations. Along the way, she became very attracted to Bhagwan (now called Osho). In 1980, she woke up from a dream that she should go to Poona to meet Him and through incredible divine synchronicity, the money magically appeared. Eight days later, she was at the ashram in India, and soon was sitting at the feet of the Master, who gave her sannyas and the name Ma Vedant Zeno.

Living in the communes in Berkeley, Zurich, on the Ranch in Rajneeshpuram, Oregon, was a very powerful life experience that colored Zeno’s approach to Human Design. In 1993, Zeno and her long-time collaborator and partner, Chaitanyo, hosted the first Human Design classes in America.  It was immediately clear that this work was her life’s calling. After five years, it was necessary to prove that Human Design could be used to heal emotional trauma and bring relief, awareness and consciousness on earth.

By 2010, Zeno had completed her magnum opus and proved that it works. She developed a comprehensive, effective training program to share this remarkable knowledge with others. This knowledge brings greater clarity into all relationships, contributes to healing the planetary disturbance of emotional energy, and helps to illuminate the collective.

We are on the cusp of an evolutionary stage where we now learning to be emotionally aware. We all have our parts to play on the bigger stage of life. Knowing yourself, your design, your impact on others is the single most effective method to transform your relationships into loving, conscious, respectful and joyful ones.

Getting a Zen Human Design reading and asking questions about anything that bothers you clears up the worry, stress or agitation you might be dwelling upon.

For coaches, counselors, psychologists or therapists, if you want to enhance your ability to help your clients, Zen Human Design offers a year-long Professional  Certification Program.


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