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K16114: Non-violent communication and mindfulness

12.01.2017 - 15.01.2017

During this weekend we will learn about and practice non-violent communication (NVC): through (guided) meditation, writing a diary, role play and different forms of communication.
We will look at situations in our lives and see what tools we can use to transform our anger, accusations, shame and judgements into a relationship with ourselves and others. We will practice loving speech, the type of speech that arises from the love in our hearts. We will practice deep listening, and learn to listen to that which often remains unspoken in our hearts. These forms of practice open the door to relationships and to a world in which the feelings and needs of everyone are gently acknowledged.

Course language: English and German

The lay teachers ask for a donation for their time and work.

Sunday afternoon there will be a healing and dialogue circle with Jewish and non-Jewish German and international friends.
Guests from outside the EIAB are very welcome for this course.
This circle will take place in an atmosphere of mindfulness and non-violent communication.

Janne Hanoun Ellenberger

Janne Hanoun Ellenberger

was born and has grown up in Germany. Since her childhood she was wondering: Why is there violence and how does peace and healing get created?
After her training as a naturpath, several study-travels followed, and she began to dedicate her life to Nonviolent Communication. For years she is involved in Israel-Palestine, where she co-leads trainings and encounters. In Germany she is particular...


Sister Bi Nghiem

Schwester Bi Nghiem

Sister Bi Nghiem, Adorment with compassion, was born and raised in Germany. She is a professional librarian and studied French and Italian literature in Montreal, Canada. She was ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh in 1998 and became a Dharma Teacher in 2006. Her special interest is interfaith dialogue....



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