Senkan ［千観］ (918–983): A priest of the Tendai school in Japan. He first entered the priesthood at Onjō-ji temple and studied the exoteric and esoteric teachings of the Tendai school. Later he came to practice the Pure Land teachings and taught them to many. In 962 (963 according to another account) Senkan offered prayers for rain at the request of the imperial court to save the country from a drought, and it is said that rain fell immediately. Thereafter he founded Konryū-ji temple in Settsu Province and lived there.