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Jedi Order
Jedi Order
Alias(es) Holy Order of the Jedi Knights
Jedi
Headquarters Tython Jedi Temple
Coruscant Jedi Temple (formerly)
Base of operation(s) Tython Jedi Enclave
Dantooine Jedi Enclave (formerly)
Location(s) Tython
Coruscant
Dantooine
Use(s) Monastic spiritual organization
Founder(s) Rajivari
Garon Jard
Cala Brin
Ters Sendon
Leader(s) Nomi Sunrider
Meetra Surik (formerly; resigned)
Zym
Satele Shan
Notable member(s) Exar Kun
Revan
Malak
Bastila Shan
Ngani Zho
Kao Cen Darach
Dar'Nala
Yuon Par
Syo Bakarn
Orgus Din
Jaric Kaedan
Warren Sedoru
Bela Kiwiiks
Bengel Morr
Hero of Tython
Barsen'thor
Kira Carsen
Nadia Grell
Leeha Narezz
Affiliation(s) Galactic Republic
Faction(s) Galactic Republic
Goals(s) To bring peace and justice to the galaxy (ongoing)
Status Active

The Jedi Order, also known as the Holy Order of the Jedi Knights, simply known as the Jedi, are a peacekeeping monastic spiritual organization and order comprised of light side Force-users; who are dedicated to protecting the Galactic Republic.

History[]

The Jedi have been the noble peacekeepers and diplomats for the Galactic Republic for 22,000 years. While law-abiding citizens look to the Jedi with respect and inspiration, the Galactic Republic's enemies regard the Jedi with suspicion, fear and anger.

The success of the Sith Empire's military campaign during the Great Galactic War saw the deaths of thousands of Jedi. During the Sacking of Coruscant, six Jedi Masters of the Jedi High Council were killed and in the time since, the Sith have started their own recruitment campaign to seek out Force-sensitive children around the galaxy.

These catastrophes have damaged the Galactic Republic's faith in it's legendary protectors, but they are far from defeated. Overwhelmed yet fearless, the Jedi have returned to their ancient homeworld of Tython, recommitting to their timeless principles and looking to the future, hoping to restore balance to the Force, and peace and justice to the galaxy.

Despite the Jedi Order's intentions, their search for serenity on Tython has been strained. Among the ancient Tythonian ruins, mysterious Force energies abound, and the legacy of a long forgotten darkness has re-emerged. With the arrival of a Twi'lek pilgrim clan determined to settle on Tython in violation of Galactic Republic law, delicate and dangerous trials have arisen for Jedi Padawans in training and for the Order itself.

Overview[]

Jedi High Council[]

The Jedi High Council, simply known as the Jedi Council, are a council comprised of some of the strongest, wisest and most powerful members of the Jedi Order; who are elected to lead and guide the Jedi. All members of the Jedi council are those who have the rank of Jedi Master. Grand Master is a title that is granted to a Jedi Master who is the elected head of the Jedi High Council.

The Grand Master can overrule the decision that the other members of the Jedi council made; regarding matters of the Jedi Order; such as expelling a member of the Jedi Order, the grand master can also change the Jedi teachings or code.

Jedi Code[]

The Jedi Code is a set of rules and teachings that governed the behavior of the Jedi Order; it is the light counterpart of the Sith Code.

  • There is no emotion, there is peace: All Jedi are taught to control their emotions, as they believe by giving into their emotions, they would fall to the dark side. Unfortunately, this code was flawed; as Jedi suppressing their emotions, particularly their rage; can lead to disastrous consequences.
  • There is no ignorance, there is knowledge: Because the Jedi are the protectors of the galaxy; they gathered as much knowledge as they can.
  • There is no passion, there is serenity: All Jedi are taught to connect to the Force via serenity and other peaceful emotions.
  • There is no chaos, there is harmony: All Jedi are taught to end conflicts via peaceful ways.
  • There is no death, there is the Force: All Jedi are taught to accept that death is inevitable and that the those lost to it; merely become part of the Force.
  • No attachments: All Jedi are forbidden from forming attachments; such as marriage and other specific, individual bonds; such as family and romantic love. However, most other Jedi are allowed to marry and have children; as long as they avoid developing emotional attachments to them; but this rarely happens.
  • Life is precious: All Jedi are taught to respect all forms of life in general; as they do not believe in assassinations and only kill in self-defense or to save the lives of other innocent individuals.
  • Mercy: All Jedi are forbidden to attack or kill unarmed opponents.
  • Age restriction: Force-sensitives at certain ages; are not allowed to join the Jedi Order as trainees.

Jedi Trials[]

The Jedi Trials are a series of 5 tests that a Jedi apprentice must pass; in order to obtain the rank of Jedi Knight and become a full-fledged member of the Jedi Order.

Jedi ranks[]

  • Jedi Initiate: Jedi Initiate is a rank granted to Force-sensitive children (between the ages of four and eight) who have been accepted into the Jedi Order as trainees, they underwent their training in the Force, particularly at the Coruscant Jedi Temple; they would remain under the tutelage of a Jedi instructor; until they are selected or assigned to a Jedi Knight or Jedi Master as there apprentice(s).
  • Padawan: Padawan is a rank granted to Jedi Initiates who have passed the Jedi Initiate Trials and been assigned or selected to a Jedi Knight or Jedi Master as there apprentice(s); at the age of eight or in their early teens, they would remain under the tutelage of there mentor(s); until the Jedi High Council believes they are ready for the Jedi Trials.
  • Jedi Knight: Jedi Knight is a rank granted to Padawans who have passed the Jedi Trials; becoming full-fledged members of the Jedi Order; it is the second highest rank in the entire Jedi Order.
  • Jedi Master: Jedi Master is a rank granted to a few Jedi Knights; depending on their level of experience, intelligence, wisdom, mastery of the Force and skills in lightsaber combat respectively; it is the highest rank in the entire Jedi Order.

Jedi military ranks[]

Although the Jedi Order is not a military organization, in times of need it's members became part of the Republic military; only if it is absolutely necessary for the Jedi to get involve into a war.

  • Jedi Commander: Jedi Commander is a military rank granted to Padawans, Jedi Knights and Jedi Masters, who takes leadership positions within in the Republic Army and serve as the second-in-command to a Jedi General; it is the second highest military rank in the entire Republic Army that a Jedi can achieve.
  • Jedi Admiral: Jedi Admiral is a military rank granted to Jedi Knights and Jedi Masters, who serve as generals within the Republic war effort; it is the highest military rank in the entire Republic Navy that a Jedi can achieve.
  • Jedi General: Jedi General is a military rank granted to Jedi Knights and Jedi Masters, who serve as generals within the Republic war effort; it is the highest military rank in the entire Republic Army that a Jedi can achieve.

Jedi titles[]

  • Jedi: Jedi is a title that is granted to individuals (Jedi Initiate, Padawan, Jedi Knight and Jedi Master alike) who are members of the Jedi Order.
  • Jedi Guardian: Jedi Guardian is a title that is granted to Jedi; who specialize in hand-to-hand combat, martial arts and lightsaber combat respectively.
  • Jedi Consular: Jedi Consular is a title that is granted to Jedi; who specialize in diplomacy, negotiation and science respectively.
  • Jedi Sentinel: Jedi Sentinel is a title that is granted to Jedi; who specialize in security, computers, stealth, demolitions, repair, medicine and dual-blade combat respectively.
  • Grand Master: Grand Master is a title that is granted to a Jedi Master who is the elected leader of the Jedi Order and head of the Jedi High Council, it is usually granted to the strongest, wisest and most powerful member of the Jedi Order, it is the highest title in the entire Jedi Order; Meetra Surik and Satele Shan are particularly notable Grand Masters.

Appearances[]

Trivia[]

  • The Jedi's origins can be traced back to Tython.
  • The Jedi have sworn to defend the Galactic Republic
  • The Jedi Order Guided by members of the Jedi Council.
  • Believe the Force is not for the pursuit of power.

See also[]

Gallery[]

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