Tython: An in-depth look at the Jedi’s home world

The Mandalorian Chapter 14. Photo courtesy of Disney+.
The Mandalorian Chapter 14. Photo courtesy of Disney+. /
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Akar Kesh and the other temples of Tython

Tython once held many other temples in its past, including Anil Kesh, (The Temple of the Sciences), Bodhi, (The Temple of the Arts), Kaleth, (The Temple of Knowledge), Mahara Kesh (The Temple of Healing), Padawan Kesh (The Jedi Academy), Qigong Kesh (The Temple of Force Skills), Stav Kesh (The Temple of Martial Arts), Vur Tepe (The Forge), and the oldest and perhaps most important of them all, Akar Kesh (The Temple of Balance).

Akar Kesh was an open-air temple that sat atop a pinnacle that towered high above the clouds. The largest of the Tho Yor — the Jedi’s ancient pyramid ships — hovered above it. Because of its location and significance to the Jedi, it is highly possible that this was the temple that Ahsoka Tano was referring to in The Mandalorian episode “Chapter 13: The Jedi.”

Another reason why this could be the temple on Tython where Ahsoka directed Din Djarin to take Grogu to was because legends said it was where balance of the Force was taught. However, for those needing extra help in finding realignment with the Force, they were sent to one of the planet’s two moons, Ashla and Bogan.