Sensō Sōshitsu

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In this Japanese name, the family name is Sen.

Sensō Sōshitsu (仙叟 宗室, 1622-1697), also known as Sen Sōshitsu IV (四代目千宗室), is the 4th in a series of Japanese tea masters of the Urasenke family.[1]

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Senso Sōshitsu was first person in the Sen family to use the name "Sōshitsu". He was the youngest son of Sen Sōtan; and he was a great-grandson of Sen Rikyū.

Today, Sen Sōshitsu is the name of the head (iemoto) of the Urasenke school of the Japanese tea ceremony.

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