This fragrance is named after Sakyamuni or Buddha. Siddhartha Gautama was a spiritual teacher who founded Buddhism. Guatama, also known as Saykamuni (Sage of the Sakyas), is the primary figure in Buddhism. Paul Poiret had an antique statue in his garden which inspired this fragrance.
Sakya Muni, said the Buddha lived in India there are about 2500 years old, he was the founder of Buddhism. The bottle cap is adorned with the Foo dog, one of the Chinese symbols of Buddhism, embody the protection that each home must have.
- Top notes: citronella, aldehydes, pepper, spices
- Middle notes: violet, rose, geranium, thyme, walnut
- Base notes: ambrette seed, ambergris, sandalwood, musk, olibanum
The bottle was designed by Julien Viard and featured an amethyst-tinted glass Chinese Fu dog, mounted atop a tall, square, clear glass column.