Sangha Expressions: YouTube Stories by Franklin Chen

Researched, created and narrated by Franklin Chen, Zen River Sangha member, excerpted fromĀ the October 2018 ZRS newsletter


Hiroshima, is a history account on the decision of dropping the atomic bomb to Japan and the aftermath. A lesson that all humanity needs to learn about.




Sakura, is a story told through a Japanese widow who had lost her husband in the war. A story challenges about the Japanese patriotism and nationalism. But the challenge can be equally applied to all humanity.