中村天風 Tenpu Nakamura

中村三郎コロンビア大学に入って自律神経系の研究をしたり、ヨーロッパで様々な著名人を訪ねたりしましたが、結局解決法は見つかりませんでした。

Even though Saburo Nakamura went to Columbia University as a student to do research on autonomic nervous system and visited some prominent people in Europe, he couldn’t find the solution after all.

失意の中1911年に帰国の途に就いていたとき、自身の病のことをまったく見知らぬ高名なインドヨガの聖人に見事に見抜かれました。

In 1911, on his way back to Japan in despair, a total stranger who happened to be a prestigious master of Indian Yoga approached him and pointed out that he had some illness in his lungs.

そして、聖人の超自然的能力に救いを求めてヨガ行者として弟子入りし、2年半ヒマラヤでヨガ修行をすると奇跡的に肺結核を完治してしまいました。

Hoping that his supernatural power could save him, he became his Yogi disciple and miraculously cured himself fully from his Tuberculosis after a 2 and a half years of Yoga training in Himalayans.

帰国して記者となり、その後銀行頭取にまでなりましたが、1919年に突然使命感を抱き、退職して「統一哲医学会」(後の「天風会」)を創設し、「心身統一法」という成功哲学と成功法を公衆に説き始めました。

After he came back to Japan, he became a journalist and later even became the president of a bank yet, he suddenly had a sense of mission in 1919, retired from work, established his academic society (later, “Tenpu Society”), and began publicly spreading his success philosophy and method called, “Oneness philosophy and method”.

その後、中村三郎から中村天風と改名し、天風会には政財界の大物も数多く入会するようになりました。

Later, he had changed his first name from Saburo to Tenpu, and many influential figures of political and business circles had joined his academic society as well.