About Sotāpanna

In Buddhism, a sotāpanna (Pali), śrotāpanna, "stream-enterer", "stream-winner", or "stream-entrant" is a person who has seen the Dharma and thereby has dropped the first three fetters that bind a being to a possible rebirth in one of the three lower realms, namely self-view (sakkāya-ditthi), clinging to rites and rituals (sīlabbata-parāmāsa), and skeptical indecision (Vicikitsa).

Honorific Buddhist titles – religious positions & qualifications

Honorific Buddhist titles are covering formal and informal religious relationships. These may take the form of prefixes, suffixes or replacement of a person's name, in certain contexts. It may signify either an official religious position, or a qualification. This is a list of Honorific Buddhist titles given in divers Buddhist schools around the .

Buddhist stages of enlightenment you will (eventually) reach

The nirvana state has been described in Buddhist texts partly in a manner similar to other Indian religions, as the state of complete liberation, enlightenment, highest happiness, bliss, fearlessness, freedom, permanence, non-dependent origination, unfathomable, and indescribable. It has also been described in part differently, as a state of spiritual release marked by "emptiness" and realization of non-self. While considers the liberation from saṃsāra as the ultimate spiritual goal, in traditional practice, the primary focus of .