Suden was a Japanese Buddhist priest of the Rinzai Sect. Doyen of the Nanzenji Temple in Kyoto.
Suden was born in 1569.
Doyen of the Nanzenji Temple in Kyoto, he became the founder of its Konji-in Temple. He was an adviser to three Shogun, Ieyasu, Hidetada and Iemitsu Tokugawa. Participated in the drafting of many Shogunate laws and collected and published many old books. He also drafted Shogunate messages to Korea and China. The Konji-in Temple was founded close to the Zojoji Temple in Edo (1617).