- "With all of us may the Force be, and may the peace of this temple be ours, a place open to thought and speech, a realm of mutual respect, and a haven of shared noble purpose. Let us take these seats together, with no one above the others. May we work together, free from the restraints of ego and jealousy, at this gathering and all others to come."
- ―Jedi Council Members speaking the traditional oath during the Gathering
The Gathering was the name given to the assemblage of the full Jedi High Council. As the Jedi Masters arrived in the High Council Chamber, they would remain standing until the full council was present. They then would proceed to speak the traditional mantra of the Council, before sitting.
- Star Wars: Republic 13: Emissaries to Malastare, Part 1 (First appearance)
- The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. I ("Gathering, the")