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Luke Skywalker gave his father a Jedi funeral on Endor.

"Bard'ika, it's cremation for a Jedi Knight, yes?"
"It is, Kal'buir."
"Tomorrow, then—a final night in her own home with her family around her, and then she goes to the Force, or the manda, or wherever, like the Jedi she was."
Kal Skirata and Bardan Jusik, planning the funeral of Jedi Knight Etain Tur-Mukan[src]

Jedi funerals occurred when a Jedi had died and was cremated. Exceptions to this funeral practice were made in times of war, when a body was left in an extreme environment, or in very rare cases when the Jedi used a technique to retain their identity after death, and therefore, physically disappear upon their death. The case of Qui-Gon Jinn was different, his body did not disappear, but he still appeared to Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi numerous times in the following years.

The Imperial Knights also adopted this ceremony as their own, as evidenced by the last rites of Emperor Roan Fel.


Mara Jade Skywalker's funeral

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