The lightsaber forms of Star Wars align with the 7 principles or Nguzo Saba of the first fruits harvest of Kwanzaa. How cool is that? To become a Jedi and use a lightsaber, one could follow the 7 principles of:
Umoja – Day 1 – means Unity of family, legacy and tradition
Kujichagulia – Day 2 – means Self-Determination – manifesting one’s own destiny
Ujima – Day 3 – means Collective Work and Responsibility or service to the community
Ujaama – Day 4 – means Cooperative Economics or industriousness with innovation
Nia – Day 5 – means Purpose or finding a reason to defend one’s family, legacy and tradition
Kuumba – Day 6 – means Creativity or balancing responsibilities with creating something new
Imani – Day 7 – means Faith or finding meaning in all what one is doing.
Each of word = 1 day starting on December 26th, 2022 and ends on January 1st, 2023 = each day has a different meaning like each lightsaber form for combat are different and bring you closer to The Force. Kwanzaa is to bring you closer to your family, legacy, and traditions.
The lightsaber forms are:
Shii-Cho – Form I – the initiate form to lightsaber combat
Makashi – Form II – The Way of the Ysalamiri or the contention form
Soresu – Form III – The Way of the Mynock or the resilience form
Ataru – Form IV – The Way of the Hawk-Bat or the aggression form
Shein and Djem So – Form V – The Way of the Krayt Dragon or the offensive form against Form III
Niman – Form VI – The Way of the Rancor or the moderation form.
Juyo/Vaapad – Form VII – The Way of the Vornskr or the ferocity form.
The two ideas are related in how a Jedi would approach with no emotion only The Force.