Resources on Compassionate Communication

Resources to support your Learning

List of Needs/Values in NVC     List of Feelings

Email List

Lanka NVC Network - email list for announcements about workshops, events of interest to NVC community in Sri Lanka and other parts of Asia.

Links to Articles and Websites

First chapter of the book Nonviolent Communication, by Marshall Rosenberg

Work that Reconnects (Joanna Macy) 

Video about Domination Systems and the Language of Domination (punishment/reward, retributive justice, etc.) and NVC, by Marshall Rosenberg

"No Enemies, No Demands" by Miki Kashtan

Spritual Aspect of NVC (Deepak Chopra asks Marshall Rosenberg some questions about NVC)

NVC for Parents (article by Inbal Kashtan)

NVC in Power Relations (article by Miki Kashtan)

The International Center for Nonviolent Communication

Bay Area Center for Nonviolent Communication


Compassionate Communcation can dramatically improve our relationships by helping us focus our attention on

1) Empathic understanding of others without compromising our own values, and

2) Expressing our real feelings and needs openly and honestly, yet without blame or criticism.

Sri Lanka & Asia Language and Culture Resources

Sinhala Langauge learning website:

Tamil language learning website:
Learning Tamil:

Univ of Pennslyvania Tamil Learning: